Orange was once shortlisted to be Australia’s capital city in 1900.
Australia’s first Gold Rush happened at nearby Ophir Reserve in 1851.
When viewed from above, the formal pathways of Robertson Park form a Union Jack.
Though named Orange, the region grows nearly everything except oranges.
The fountain in Robertson Park was a gift from Cobb & Co, however paid for in a manner far from honourable.
Orange was originally named Blackmans Swamp.
Bushrangers performed the biggest gold robbery in Australian history near Eugowra NSW.
Mysterious big cats sightings have been reported at Mullion Creek.
Orange’s wide streets were said to be built that way so to accommodate the passing bullock trains of the 1800s.
Nearby Mount Canobolas is an extinct volcano.
Gold from Ophir was used in the gold medals at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.
Orange is called Orange as Major Thomas Mitchell named it that to honour Prince William of Orange (Holland).