Orange County is served
by an excellent network of U.S. and state highways. U.S. Routes 15 and 522
and State Primary Route 3 provide access to points north and south,
while U.S. Route 33 and State Primary Route 20 provide access to
points east and west. Interstates 95, 66, 64 and 81 are
all within 55 miles of the county.
State Primary Route 3 provides 4-lane access
through eastern Orange County. Lake of the Woods (pop. 5,180) is connected by this
transportation corridor to U.S. Route 29 in Culpeper (20 miles) and
Interstate 95 in Fredericksburg (15 miles). This section is connected to the town of
Orange, the county seat, by State Primary Route 20 (23 miles).
Orange (pop. 4,123) and Gordonsville (pop. 1,498)
are two picturesque and
historic towns located only 9 miles from each other
and connected by a 4-lane
section of U.S. Route 15. Orange is connected to U.S.
Route 29 (4-lane access
north/south) at Culpeper by U.S. Route 15 (19 miles).
Gordonsville is connected
to Interstate 64 at Zion's Crossroads by U.S. Route
15 (12 miles), and to U.S.
Route 29 at Ruckersville by U.S. Route 33 (13 miles).
The length of Orange County is traversed by State
Primary Route 20,
connecting Wilderness to Charlottesville, and is bisected by
U.S. Route 522,
connecting Culpeper and Lake Anna.
Interstate Access Points
I-64: 12 miles from Gordonsville along U.S.
Route 15 south
I-66: 54 miles from Orange along U.S. Route
15 north to U.S. Route 29 north
I-81: 50 miles from Gordonsville along U.S.
Route 33 west
I-95: 14 miles from Lake of the
Woods/Wilderness along State Primary
Route 3 east.