Orange, Virginia

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Orange is a town in, and county seat of, Orange County, Virginia, United States.wikipedia
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Orange County, Virginia

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Orange is a town in, and county seat of, Orange County, Virginia, United States.
Its county seat is Orange.

Charlottesville, Virginia

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Orange is 28 mi northeast of Charlottesville, 88 mi southwest of Washington, D.C., and 4 mi east of James Madison's plantation of Montpelier.
Orange, located 26 mi northeast of the city, was the hometown of President James Madison.

Holladay House

Orange Court House continued growing, with several significant downtown buildings being constructed from this point up to the Civil War, including the Sparks Building (1829) the Holladay House (1830), and the St. Thomas Episcopal Church (1833).
Formerly called the Doctor Holladay House, the Holladay House in Orange, Virginia (c.a. 1830) is on the nationally recognized Journey Through Hallowed Ground.

Orange Commercial Historic District

These buildings still stand as part of the Orange Commercial Historic District.
Orange Commercial Historic District is a national historic district located at Orange, Orange County, Virginia.

Virginia State Route 20

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The primary roadways serving Orange are U.S. Route 15 and Virginia State Route 20.
The state highway also links Charlottesville to Fredericksburg (via SR 3) by way of Orange County, within which SR 20 is the main east–west highway and intersects US 15 again in the county seat of Orange.

Gordonsville, Virginia

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US 15 extends north and south, connecting Orange to Culpeper to the north and Gordonsville to the south.
It sat at the intersection of two highways: "The Fredericksburgh Great Road," a stage route from Charlottesville, through Orange, to Fredericksburg; and "The Richmond Road," which led from the Virginia capital, through Louisa, west over the Blue Ridge Mountains into the Shenandoah Valley.

Battle of the Wilderness

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This church is also significant as it served as a hospital for Confederate wounded after the Battle of Chancellorsville and the Battle of the Wilderness.
Lee's headquarters and Hill's Third Corps were outside Orange Court House.

Culpeper, Virginia

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US 15 extends north and south, connecting Orange to Culpeper to the north and Gordonsville to the south.
US 29 extends southwest towards Charlottesville and Interstate 64 westbound, while US 15 provides connections southward towards Orange and Gordonsville.

James Madison

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Orange is 28 mi northeast of Charlottesville, 88 mi southwest of Washington, D.C., and 4 mi east of James Madison's plantation of Montpelier.

U.S. Route 15 in Virginia

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The primary roadways serving Orange are U.S. Route 15 and Virginia State Route 20.
US 15 and US 33 veer onto Main Street and pass the Exchange Hotel at their underpass of the Washington Subdivision, the Charlottesville–Orange rail line owned by the Buckingham Branch Railroad.

Patrick Kilpatrick

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Kilpatrick was born in Orange, Virginia, the son of Robert Donald Kilpatrick, Sr. and Elle Fay Hines Kilpatrick.

Orange County High School

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Orange County High School is a high school for children from grades nine to twelve located in Orange, Virginia.

Montpelier (Orange, Virginia)

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Orange is 28 mi northeast of Charlottesville, 88 mi southwest of Washington, D.C., and 4 mi east of James Madison's plantation of Montpelier.

Orange and Alexandria Railroad

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In 1847 the Orange and Alexandria Railroad chose to route their new railway from Alexandria to Gordonsville through Orange.
A cutoff between Orange and Charlottesville was incorporated in 1876 as the Charlottesville and Rapidan Railroad and opened in 1880.

County seat

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Orange is a town in, and county seat of, Orange County, Virginia, United States.

Virginia

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Orange is a town in, and county seat of, Orange County, Virginia, United States.

2010 United States Census

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The population was 4,721 at the 2010 census, representing a 14.5% increase since the 2000 census.

2000 United States Census

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The population was 4,721 at the 2010 census, representing a 14.5% increase since the 2000 census.

Washington, D.C.

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Orange is 28 mi northeast of Charlottesville, 88 mi southwest of Washington, D.C., and 4 mi east of James Madison's plantation of Montpelier.

Siouan languages

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This area of the Piedmont was occupied by Siouan-speaking peoples at the time of European encounter.

Algonquian languages

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Tribes located in coastal areas generally spoke Algonquian languages.

Culpeper County, Virginia

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Following the establishment of Culpeper County from a part of Orange County in 1749, the courthouse was relocated to Orange Court House from elsewhere in the county.