NESTLED ALONG THE BANKS OF THE RICHLAND CREEK IN NORTHWEST ILLINOIS, ORANGEVILLE IS AN EXCELLENT PLACE TO RAISE A FAMILY, OPEN A BUSINESS OR SIMPLY VISIT FOR A DAY TRIP OR WEEKEND GETAWAY. IN ADDITION TO ITS PICTURESQUE LANDSCAPE, THIS TOWN JUST TWO MILES SOUTH OF THE WISCONSIN BORDERLINE HOSTS MANY LOCAL ATTRACTIONS AND EVENTS INCLUDING THE JANE ADDAMS TRAIL, THE BRUSH CREEK GOLF COURSE, ORANGEVILLE’S ANNUAL FIREMEN’S FESTIVAL, THE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES AND MUCH MORE!
Water: Village of Orangeville
Sewer: Village of Orangeville
Telecommunications: Mediacom, Frontier, T6, AT&T, MCI, Sprint
Sanitation/Recycling: Gills Freeport Disposal
Founded in 1851 and settled primarily by people of German descent who were moving west from New York and Pennsylvania, Orangeville is now home to about 780 people, with 1,500 residing in the 61060 zip code.
Orangeville is located in northern Stephenson County. Nearby cities include Rockford, Illinois (35 miles to the east), Dubuque, Iowa (60 miles to the west), and Monroe, Wisconsin (11 miles to the north).
Harry Hartzell, editor of the Orangeville Alert from 1900-1938, called Orangeville “The Best Little Town on Earth,” and the slogan stuck.
The largest employers in Orangeville are
- Bowen Oil
- Orangeville Community Unit School District #203
- Orangeville Animal Health Services.