|West of Rochester, on Lake Ontario|
|817 sq. miles (1.5% of New York State)|
|Includes 426 sq. miles of water|
|42,883 (2010 Census)|
Towns: Albion, Barre, Carlton, Clarendon, Gaines, Kendall, Murray, Ridgeway, Shelby and Yates
Villages: Albion, Holley, Medina, and Lyndonville
See: NY State List
Established in 1824 from Genesee County.
Orleans County extends to the US-Canadian border that bisects Lake Ontario, so the majority of the county is actually water.
Ranked tenth in snap bean production in a nation-wide agricultural survey in 1997.
http://orleansny.com/ County government
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nyorlean/ Historical information
http://www.orleanscountytourism.com/ Orleans County Tourism Office
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