Orange, New South Wales

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Orange
New South Wales
Summer Street from east.jpg
The main street of Orange, Summer Street, as viewed from the vicinity of McNamara Street looking west in May 2008
Orange is located in New South Wales
Orange
Orange
Coordinates 33°17′0″S 149°06′0″E / 33.28333°S 149.10000°E / -33.28333; 149.10000Coordinates: 33°17′0″S 149°06′0″E / 33.28333°S 149.10000°E / -33.28333; 149.10000
Population 39,755 (30 June 2016)[1] (10th in NSW)
Established 1846
Postcode(s) 2800
Elevation 863.2 m (2,832 ft)[2]
Location
LGA(s) City of Orange
County Wellington, Bathurst
State electorate(s) Orange
Federal Division(s) Calare
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
17.6 °C
64 °F
6.2 °C
43 °F
895.1 mm
35.2 in

Orange is a city in New South Wales, Australia. It is on the Mitchell Highway about 250 kilometres west of Sydney. The main street (where people do all the shopping) is quite large for a country town. There are five high schools and five primary schools in Orange. Orange has two tennis centres, a big pool, an indoor sports centre, a netball centre, football pitches, a university, hockey pitches and lots of parks. There is also a big mine called Cadia and a big fun lake located outside of the town.

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