Orange, Massachusetts
Year Incorporated
1783 (as a district)
1810 (as a town)

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Town Clerk
Town of Orange
(978) 544-1100, x101
6 Prospect St
Orange, MA 01364-1133

On-Site Resources

A brief historic profile of Orange, extracted from Volume II of History of the Connecticut Valley in Massachusetts, by Louis H. Everts, 1879. Topics include geographical, natural features, early settlement, town records, noteworthy incidents, Manufacturing interests, selectmen, town clerks, villages, churchs, schools, burial-places, Military: Orange's role in the Rebellion and more.

Off-Site Links & Resources

Orange Community Preservation

An Orange web page — doubtful that it is the "official" site, but you may find it helpful.

Orange Historical Society, 41 North Main Street, Orange, MA 01364. Phone: 978-544-6286.

Orange Community Profile (PDF Format), from Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.

Orange, MA, 1790 Census. In 1790, Orange was part of Hampshire County.

Commonwealth Community Profile & Links related to the town including addresses of libraries.

Franklin County
Western Mass History & Genealogy

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Last Update 03 Jul 2005