Orange City (Florida)Volusia County, Florida.
In the 2000 census the city had a total population of 6,604. In 2004 the population reported by the U.S. Census Bureau was 7,172.
Historic PlacesSites on the National Register of Historic Places in Orange City include:
- Dickinson Memorial Library and Park
- Louis P. Thursby House
- Orange City Colored School
- Orange City Historic District
- Orange City Town Hall
- Seth French House
Parks and Gardens
- Mill Lake Park South Orange Avenue. With multiple access points and a picnic area, Mill Lake Park natural preserve is an ideal destination for family gatherings. The 20 acre (8 ha) park is comprised of wooded areas and a small lake.
Blue Spring State Parkaddress: 2100 West French AvenueLocated just west of Orange City, this state-run park is open year round from 8 am until sundown. History is a big part of the park, and there are structures and artifacts that reveal to visitors Florida's past.
Valentine Parkaddress: 1511 West French AveLocated just two blocks east of Blue Springs State Park, Valentine Park offers visitors a nature trail, picnic pavilions, a beach volleyball court and a multipurpose sporting field.
Marshall Parkaddress: 352 South Carpenter AveThis 3-acre (.5 ha) park features nature trails, a picnic area and a boardwalk overlooking a wetland area. Visitors have the opportunity to view wildlife in the park.
address: 2100 West French AveOperating out of Blue Spring State Park, St. Johns River Cruises offers daily nature tours of the St. Johns River at 10am and 1pm. During May and June an additional sunset cruise, which departs at 5pm is offered. Visitors aboard the cruise have the opportunity to see turtles, alligators, manatees and a myriad of birds.
Orange City Shuffleboard Complexaddress: 220 North Holly AvenueOffers 16 lighted shuffleboard courts and a clubhouse where members practice and compete in local and regional tournaments. In addition, social functions and card games are coordinated on a regular basis by the Club. No cooking permitted on-site.
Barnhill Buffetaddress: 1070 South Volusia AveFeatures of Barnhill's Buffet include a salad bar, casserole and vegetable side options and a diverse range of meat selections. The buffet offers a wide assortment of desserts and children's selections. Breakfast offerings are featured on Saturday and Sunday. Children under two eat free while children aged two and up receive discounted offers depending on age.
Steak n Shakeaddress: 927 Saxon BlvdSpecializing in steakburgers and hand-dipped milkshakes, Steak n' Shake also offers a full menu of traditional diner fare. In addition to offering an assortment of platter options, the eatery also features a breakfast menu and children's selections.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suitesaddress: 1330 Saxon BoulevardGuests can enjoy complimentary continental breakfast. Pool - Outdoor Breakfast - Complimentary Private Bathrooms
1876 Heritage Inn Orange Cityaddress: 300 S. Volusia AvenueThis inn, originally opened in 1876, offers amenities that include refrigerators, microwaves, cable television, air-conditioning and more. Some rooms offer access for the disabled.
Orange City-Days Innaddress: 2501 N. Volusia AvenueOffering 24 hour front desk, breakfast, disabled access, non-smoking rooms, a pool, cable tv and more. Pool - Outdoor Laundry Service or Facilities
Comfort Inn Orange Cityaddress: 445 S. Volusia AveOffering breakfast, disabled access, non-smoking rooms, a pool, microwave, refrigerator, cable tv and more.
Bed & Breakfasts
address: 215 East French AveGuest rooms at the Alling House in Orange City feature a private bathroom and cable television. In addition to offering three standard guest rooms, the property also features a fully-equipped cottage that accommodates four. Guests have access to bicycles and kayaks and can take advantage of discount coupons for area amenities and attractions.
DeLand/Orange City KOAaddress: 1440 East Minnesota AveThis shady spot offers a pond, mature oaks, native palms and lots of fun for humans, too, including a pool, basketball, volleyball and a host of activities. Be creative with the Anything That Floats Regatta or enter a golf tournament. Get the kids involved in nature crafts.