Orange Beach Essential Info


Orange Beachis a city in Alabama located on the Gulf Coast. It has beautiful white sand beaches, but is quieter and cheaper than the Florida beaches nearby.

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  1. Until the 20's Orange Beach did have an abundance of orange and citrus groves. They were wiped out however when a salesman came around that was selling blight-infected orange tree seedlings.
  2. Orange Beach was deeply affected by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon mobile oil rig off the coast of Louisiana on April 20, 2010. The resulting oil disaster polluted marshes, beaches, and water all along the coast.
  3. Orange Beach is one of the communities participating in the settlement claims program set up by British Petroleum, which leased the oil rig.
  4. A 112 feet high Ferris wheel is located at The Wharf in Orange Beach.

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