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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 (which is 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 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 (with 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 have 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 [New London County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groton
    • Groton [New London County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Norwich
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,258 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Groton
  • New London [New London County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New London
    • New London [New London County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Norwich
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,870 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New London<6>
  • New London [New London County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New London
    • New London [New London County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Norwich
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,870 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on New London
  • Mansfield [Tolland County]
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    • Mansfield [Tolland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Norwich
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,417 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Mansfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Windham [Windham County]
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      • Windham [Windham County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Norwich
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,463 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Windham
    • Westerly [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westerly
      • Westerly [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Norwich
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,328 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Westerly
    • Waterford [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterford
      • Waterford [New London County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Norwich
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,865 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Waterford
    • Stonington [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonington
      • Stonington [New London County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Norwich
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,566 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Stonington
    • East Lyme [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Lyme
      • East Lyme [New London County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Norwich
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,525 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on East Lyme
    • Montville [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montville
      • Montville [New London County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Norwich
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,463 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Montville

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Connecticut

About New London County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 have 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Norwich) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Norwich. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NorwichOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Norwich. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5504, Longitude: -72.0876       In this case, the coordinates for Norwich have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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