Orange County

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Orange County borders Albemarle County to the northeast. It is named after William IV, Prince of Orange. [1]

In 2016, the county discussed the idea of creating a specialized Montpelier zoning district of about 2,000 acres that would allow for more agri-tourism events and would bring certain uses at Montpelier up to code. The idea was dropped in January 2017. [2]


A portion of Albemarle County's Preddy Creek Park is within Orange County. On September 11, 2018, the Board of Supervisors will consider a special use permit to allow it to open. [3]

Attractions


External links

Official site

References

  1. Web. History of County, Government website, Orange County, Virgini, retrieved November 13, 2017.
  2. Web. Montpelier suspends zoning district discussion, Amber Galaviz, News Article, January 26, 2017, retrieved September 12, 2018.
  3. Web. County hosts Preddy Creek Park SUP hearing, Amber Galaviz, News Article, Orange County Review, September 7, 2018, retrieved September 9, 2018.