Orestes, Indiana Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

If you are interested in a quick summary of the population and steets of Orestes City, Indiana, read on. The population of Orestes is around 403 people. The median household income is $42,344.

Orestes was founded in 1876 after the railroad reached the point. The town may have been named for the Greek mythological character Orestes. In 1895, the town was incorporated as a town. It was originally known as Lowrys Switch, but was given the name "Orestes" after Nathan McMahan, a farmer who suggested it. He passed away on September 14, 1946.