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Welcome to Norman ...

So far, we have found very little information about Norman. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Norman to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Norman, please Contact Us.


Norman would have been located within present day Winnebago County.

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

When the people of Norman referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Normanite<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Norman is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Norman was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Norman once stood is in the (641) area code.

Communities near Norman ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Albert Lea   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Norman

Located in Freeborn County (MN)

Forest City   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Norman

Lake Mills   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Norman

Northwood   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Norman

Located in Worth County

Alden   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Norman

Located in Freeborn County (MN)

Glenville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Norman

Located in Freeborn County (MN)

Thompson   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Norman

Kiester   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Norman

Located in Faribault County (MN)

Fertile   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Norman

Located in Worth County

Bricelyn   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Norman

Located in Faribault County (MN)

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Norman.

Communities Also Named Norman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Norman - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), California, Florida, Georgia (2), Indiana, Kansas, Manitoba, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Norman. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Norman. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Norman.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Norman:

Other Roadside Stops ...

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The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Norman, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Norman refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Norman may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Norman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Norman) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Norman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4930, Longitude: -93.4991     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Norman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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