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The location of Norway

Welcome to Norway ...

The city of Norway is located in Benton County.

The location of Norway has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Norway has a population of 528 people<2> (see below for details).

Norway is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Norway lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Norway: (319)

The ZIP code for Norway: 52318<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Norway had a population of 545 people. This makes Norway the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Norway represents 0.02% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 433rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 545 people, the population of Norway decreased 9.32% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 601 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Norway had an population of 528 people. This is a decrease of 3.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.15% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Norway ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Cedar Rapids   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the East (E) of Norway

Located in Linn County

Marion   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Norway

Located in Linn County

North Liberty   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Norway

Located in Johnson County

Hiawatha   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Norway

Located in Linn County

Vinton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Norway

Tiffin   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Norway

Located in Johnson County

Robins   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Norway

Located in Linn County

Williamsburg   [Map]

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

Located in Iowa County

Fairfax   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Norway

Located in Linn County

Marengo   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Norway

Located in Iowa County

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

Communities Also Named Norway ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Norway - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Maine, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Norway. 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 Norway. 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 Norway.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Norway ...

Looking for more information about Norway? 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 Norway, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Norway.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Norway.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Norway - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Norway). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Norway or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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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 from Point A (ie- Norway) 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 Norway. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Norway

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Norway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9022, Longitude: -91.9227     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Norway have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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