Orange County History Articles


The links below lead you to a growing collection of articles and information about the rich history of Orange County, California. This collection includes previously published articles from a variety of sources (including the early publications of the Orange County Historical Society), original articles written for our Website, and reproductions of early promotional brochures and other historic publications.


Cities and Towns


Business and Industry

Civic Institutions


People and Personalities

Spanish and Mexican Era



Special Subjects