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Welcome to Norwood ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Norwood has a population of 29,774 people<2> (see below for details).
Norwood was settled in 1678 and was incorporated in 1872.
Norwood is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Norwood lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Norwood: (781) & (339)<4>
The ZIP code for Norwood: 02062<5>
Websites for Norwood ...
Official Website: www.ci.norwood.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Norwood had an population of 29,774 people. This is an increase of 4.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.15% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Norwood had a population of 28,602 people. This makes Norwood the county's 8th most populous community.
The population of Norwood represents 0.44% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 60th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 28,602 people, the population of Norwood has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 28,587 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Norwood.
Communities Also Named Norwood ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 51 communities that are also named Norwood - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Rhode Island, Tennessee (3), Texas (2), Virginia (4), Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Norwood.
Communities near Norwood ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Norwood.
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 Norwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Norwood.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Norwood. 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 Norwood.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Norwood. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Norwood.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Norwood ...
Looking for more information about Norwood? 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 Norwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Norwood.
Adding Norwood to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Norwood 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 Norwood was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Norwood on our Genealogy Page.
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The official website for Norwood: www.ci.norwood.ma.us/
The official website for Norfolk County: www.norfolkcounty.org/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022