Introduction to Orland, California
Orland was officially incorporated as a city in 1919. The county was named in honor of local wheat farmer Dr. Hugh J. Glenn. He was also a prominent figure in the commercial and political life in California. The city of Orland is a rural agricultural community in the northern Sacramento Valley. It was named after the town in England.
Orland and Nearby Attractions
- Tehama County Museum.
- Delevan National Wildlife Refuge.
- National YoYo Museum.
- Woodson Bridge State Recreation Area.
- Chico Museum.
- Colusa - Sacramento River State Recreation Area.
Things To Do In Orland
Local parks include Spence Park, Legion Memorial Park, Lely Aquatic Park and Vinsonhaler Park. Local museums include the Tehama County Museum, the National YoYo Museum and the Chico Museum. Other notable local locations include the Woodson Bridge SRA, Fantasy Game World and Thunderhill Raceway Park. Saint Dominic's Roman Catholic Church, the Orland Southern Baptist Church and the Evangelical Free Church are the local churches. The community hosts the Glenn County Fair every May.
Sacramento International is the nearest major airport.
Orland Higher Education
Butte College, Mendocino College and Yuba College are the local colleges.