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Welcome to Norwich ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Norwich, you might consider that their post office opened in 1851.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Norwich has a population of 38,882 people<2> (see below for details).
Norwich is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Norwich lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Norwich: (860)
The ZIP code for Norwich: 06360<4>
Websites for Norwich ...
Official Website: www.norwichct.org/
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, 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 2nd 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 38th 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 found that there are 11 communities that are also named Norwich - they are located in Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania 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.
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. Our list includes 86 papers. 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Norwich, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Norwich.
Adding Norwich to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Norwich in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Norwich was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Norwich in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Norwich.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Norwich: www.norwichct.org/
The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 28 Nov 2023