Orland, CA 95963
Orland is a rural agricultural town that sits in the northern Sacramento Valley. Orland is one of the main cities in Glenn County and is only about minutes west of Chico. The population was 7,291 at the 2010 census, up from 6,281 at the 2000 census. Orland is located 16 miles north of Willows, at an elevation of 259 feet. Interstate 5, “I-5” (a major north/south interstate highway) passes west of the downtown area while State Route 32 (east–west state highway) passes through downtown. According to the US Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.0 square miles, all of it land. The Sacramento River runs 10 miles east of Orland and Black Butte Lake sits 8 miles to the west of town. The Black Butte Lake dam drains into Stoney Creek, which flows about a half-mile north of the Orland Arch. Orland incorporated in 1909. The first post office in Orland opened in 1916.
In 1908, Orland was the namesake of one of the first irrigation projects of the newly formed US Bureau of Reclamation authorized by the Newlands Reclamation Act. The 1910 East Park Dam and other area dams still provide agricultural irrigation water. During World War II, Orland was selected by the US Army as the location for an airfield that was used for training pilots. Aircraft used at Orland included the Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress". Scenes for several films used for training pilots and aircrew members were produced at Orland. Constructed of a large square of thick, reinforced concrete, most of the airfield is now a civil airport operated by Glenn County.
The zip code for this area is 95963.