Orange County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. It is part of the Poughkeepsie–Newburgh–Middletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area and is located at the northern reaches of the New York metropolitan area. The county is in the state's scenic Mid-Hudson Region of the Hudson Valley. It was named in honor of William III of Orange, who was greatly esteemed by the English settlers of the region.
As of the 2010 census, the population was 372,813. The County Executive is Ed Diana, and the county seat is Goshen. The center of population of New York is located in Orange County, in Deerpark.