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Orange County, California

Orange County administrative offices are located at 333 West Santa Ana Boulevard, Santa Ana, CA 92701; phone: 714‑834‑5400.

Orange County Neighborhoods
Orange County Neighborhoods

The movement to break-away from Los Angeles County began as early as 1870, but it was not until 1889 that the California Legislature created Orange County. The new county corporation became official on August 1st of that year at which time Santa Ana was selected as the county seat.

Judge Richard Eagan House

Photo: Judge Richard Eagan House, circa late 1880s, located at 31829 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2017. Photographed by User:Bernard Gagnon (own work), 2013, via Wikimedia Commons, [cc-3.0], accessed January, 2022.