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Welcome to West Norwalk ...

West Norwalk is located in Fairfield County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for West Norwalk: W. Norwalk

West Norwalk is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for West Norwalk: (203) & (475)<3>

Websites for West Norwalk ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.businessfairfield.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to West Norwalk, the following might be of interest:

Adding West Norwalk to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of West Norwalk in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of West Norwalk elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for West Norwalk on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near West Norwalk ...

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

  • Huntington [Suffolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntington
    • Huntington [Suffolk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of West Norwalk
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,503 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
  • Bridgeport [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
    • Bridgeport [Fairfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of West Norwalk
    • Estimated population in 2019: 144,399 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<6>
  • Bridgeport [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
    • Bridgeport [Fairfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of West Norwalk
    • Estimated population in 2019: 144,399 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
  • Stamford [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
    • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of West Norwalk
    • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of West Norwalk
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Danbury [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danbury
      • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of West Norwalk
      • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danbury<6>
    • Greenwich [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwich
      • Greenwich [Fairfield County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of West Norwalk
      • Estimated population in 2019: 62,840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwich have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwich
    • Fairfield [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfield
      • Fairfield [Fairfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of West Norwalk
      • Estimated population in 2019: 62,045 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfield
    • White Plains [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Plains
      • White Plains [Westchester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of West Norwalk
      • Estimated population in 2019: 58,109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Plains
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Plains<6>
    • Stratford [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stratford
      • Stratford [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of West Norwalk
      • Estimated population in 2019: 51,849 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stratford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stratford

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 West Norwalk. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for West Norwalk.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of West Norwalk. 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 West Norwalk.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Norwalk ...

Looking for more information about West Norwalk? 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 West Norwalk, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for West Norwalk.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Connecticut

About Fairfield County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for West Norwalk. 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 Fairfield, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Norwalk - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (475) is an overlay for area code (203).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Norwalk) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for West Norwalk. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Norwalk

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Norwalk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1072, Longitude: -73.4622    
<5>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.
<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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