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Welcome to Norton ...
The location of Norton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Norton has a population of 19,965 people<3> (see below for details).
Norton was settled in 1669 and was incorporated in 1711.
Norton is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Norton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Norton: (508) and (774)<5>
The ZIP code for Norton: 02766<6>
Websites for Norton ...
Official Website: www.nortonma.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Norton had an population of 19,965 people. This is an increase of 4.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.7% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Norton had a population of 19,031 people. This makes Norton the county's 9th most populous community.
The population of Norton represents 0.29% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 98th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 19,031 people, the population of Norton increased 5.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 18,036 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Norton.
Communities Also Named Norton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 37 communities that are also named Norton - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California (2), Georgia (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (3), Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Oregon, South Carolina, Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Norton.
Communities near Norton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Norton.
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 Norton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Norton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Norton. 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 Norton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Norton. See our Newspapers Page for Norton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Norton ...
Looking for more information about Norton? 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 Norton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Norton.
Adding Norton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Norton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Norton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Norton on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Norton: www.nortonma.org/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 29 Nov 2021