Welcome To The Orland Chamber Of Commerce
Orland is best known as the first settlement in Steuben County. We hope that you will find our website to be a valuable resource, as well as a guide to knowing which businesses are most dedicated to making Orland the best it can be.
Please support our member businesses and organizations whenever possible, because their financial investment in the Chamber and commitment to working together make the programs we provide possible.
Orland is recognized as the first settlement in Steuben County, populated by immigrants from Vermont and originally known as Vermont Settlement. Each year in late July, Orland celebrates this heritage with the Vermont Settlement Festival. Orland was settled in 1834 after a Vermont man named John Stocker had gone prospecting for his family and the families of his neighbors. Stocker chose this particular piece of land because of the rich burr-oak openings he found. Pioneers coming from Windham County, Vermont arrived shortly thereafter and built a Baptist church. The town established a post office in 1837.
The unemployment rate in Orland is 2.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Orland jobs have increased by 0.6%.
Weather in Orland, Indiana
The most pleasant months of the year for Orland are June, August and September. In Orland, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Orland with an average high temperature of 82.7°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Indiana. December is the snowiest month in Orland with 11.3 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.
Cost of Living in Orland, Indiana
Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Orland is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Orland, Indiana is more expensive.