About This Place
Orange Cove is a small city in Fresno County, California, United States. The population was 9,078 at the 2010 census, up from 7,722 at the 2000 census. Almost all of Orange Cove's residents are Hispanic, many of whom are farmers. Orange Cove is located 8 miles (13 km) east-southeast of Reedley, at an elevation of 423 feet (129 m).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (5.0 km²), all of its land.
Elmer M. Sheridan founded the town in 1914, and named it prior to large scale citrus growing. The first post office opened in 1914. The city incorporated in 1948.