Orion, Illinois is a supportive, family-friendly small town. It allows residents to enjoy living in a rural setting that is just a short drive from the Quad Cities. Founded in 1853, the town is located in Henry County and has a population of just over 1,800. Residents can enjoy two parks and a school system – all within walking distance. There is an annual Fall Festival to raise funds for the school.
With two parks and a school system all within the town limits, Orion is the type of place where everyone knows and supports each other. When someone is in trouble or needs help, the entire community steps forward to help.
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Originally called Deanington, Orion, Illinois was founded on December 26, 1853. From building parks to repairing its bandshell, throughout its history, caring residents have stepped forward to make the town a better place to live. In 2018, Orion celebrated its bicentennial with Civil War music and period-era dance.
Central Park: Home of the town’s beautiful bandstand, Central Park hosts many concerts and community events during the year. The bandstand was built in 1913 and was recently restored. The shelters at the park are available for local residents to rent.
Love Park: Another gathering spot for the community, Love Park has baseball fields, softball fields and shelters available for rental.
Orion, IL Fall Festival: Held in Central Park during Labor Day weekend, this annual tradition is a gathering of the community for a good cause – to raise funds for the local school system. There are carnival rides, arts and crafts, a parade and a 5k run. Perhaps the highlight of the festival is the popular, and delicious, pie auction.
Triple E: You can rent everything from ATVs to snowmobiles at Triple E rentals. They have all of the essentials to enjoy a country lifestyle.