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Welcome to Norwich ...

The Town of Norwich is located in New London County<1>.


The location of Norwich has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Norwich has a population of 38,882 people<3> (see below for details).

Norwich is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Norwich lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Norwich: (860)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Norwich had an population of 38,882 people. This is a decrease of 3.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Norwich had a population of 40,493 people (or 14.78% of the total population of New London County). This makes Norwich the county's most populous community.

The population of Norwich represents 1.13% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 37th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 40,493 people, the population of Norwich increased 12.12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 36,117 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Norwich.

Communities Also Named Norwich ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Norwich - they are located in New York and Vermont.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Norwich.

Communities near Norwich ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Norwich.

  • Groton
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groton
    • Groton is located in New London County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,258 people
  • New London
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • New London
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New London have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New London
    • New London is located in New London County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,870 people
  • Mansfield
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield
    • Mansfield is located in Tolland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,417 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield <5>
  • Windham
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windham
    • Windham is located in Windham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,463 people
  • Westerly
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westerly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westerly
    • Westerly is located in Washington County (RI)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,328 people
  • Waterford
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterford
    • Waterford is located in New London County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,865 people
  • Stonington
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonington
    • Stonington is located in New London County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,566 people
  • East Lyme
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Lyme have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Lyme
    • East Lyme is located in New London County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,525 people
  • Montville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montville
    • Montville is located in New London County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,463 people

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Norwich. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Norwich.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Norwich. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Norwich.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Norwich. See our Newspapers Page for Norwich.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Norwich ...

Looking for more information about Norwich? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Norwich, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Norwich.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Norwich. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including New London, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Norwich.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Norwich - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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