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City of Orange Beach
Orange Beach is located at 30°17'29.411" North, 87°33'43.146" West (30.291503, -87.561985).
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.4 square miles (29.5 km²), of which, 10.4 square miles (26.9 km²) of it is land and 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²) of it (8.69%) is water.
Orange Beach, Alabama offers a wide selection of family beach vacation opportunities. From condos directly on the beach to just across the street, Golf course condo communities, beach houses and everything in between.
The City of Orange Beach hosts many sporting events and tournaments at the Orange Beach Sportsplex. The Sportsplex, located north of the Gulf State Park and a short distance from The Wharf, comprises a football/soccer stadium with a seating capacity of 1,500 seats. The facility also has several baseball and softball fields. The Backcountry Trail system through the Gulf State Park has a trailhead located at the Sportsplex.
The Sportsplex has hosted the SEC Women's Soccer Tournament on numerous occasions in addition to the NCAA Division II men and women's soccer tournament. The facility once served as home to the Alabama Lightning of the North American Football League.
A little known attraction, the tallest Ferris wheel in the Southeast at a height of 112 feet, is located at The Wharf in Orange Beach.
Orange Beach is part of the Baldwin County Public Schools system. Orange Beach Elementary School is the city's only school and serves students in grades kindergarten through sixth grade. Students in grades seven and eight attend Gulf Shores Middle School and those in grades nine through twelve attend Gulf Shores High School in neighboring Gulf Shores, Alabama. Children from Orange Beach are bussed to and from Gulf Shores.
Calvin Christian Learning Center - Calvary Christian Learning Center exists to be an extension of the Christian family in training and educating students in grades pre-K through 12 with excellence. Calvary Christian is located in Orange Beach on the Christian Life Church property off of Canal road.
Columbia Southern University is a private online-only university that is located in Orange Beach.