Texas' largest city is Houston. A name that conjures up images of oil wells, cowboy boots and..See all locations in Gulf Coast - Texas
Texas' easternmost city on the Sabine River boundary with Louisiana; established 1836, the year of Texas' independence. Named for landmark of wild orange groves on banks of the Sabine, as cited by early French and Spanish boatmen. Today, Orange is a recreational and industrial portal to Texas. Abundant freshwater and saltwater fishing; hunting and bird-watching opportunities in vast coastal marshes. Take in a performance at the Lutcher Theatre for the Performing Arts 409/886-5535 or the Orange Community Playhouse 409/882-9137. Visit the Farmer's Mercantile and browse among incredible variety of farm, ranch and agricultural items on display, from horse collars and 19th-century cream crocks to modern hybrid seeds and pH soil testers. 6th and Division sts.
Mileage marker 880 in Orange County, Texas, is the highest numbered in the nation.
A visitor's guide and street map are available from the Convention & Visitors Bureau.
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