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Welcome to Norway ...
The city of Norway is located in the central region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP).
The location of Norway has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Norway has a population of 2,748 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Norway.
The community of Norway is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Norway lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Norway (for example, toward Escanaba), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
The area code for Norway: (906)
The ZIP code for Norway: 49870<5>
Websites for Norway ...
Official Website: www.norwaymi.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Norway had an population of 2,748 people. This is a decrease of 3.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.13% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Norway had a population of 2,845 people (which is 10.87% of the total population of Dickinson County). This makes Norway the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Norway represents 0.03% of the total population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 209th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,845 people, the population of Norway decreased 3.85% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,959 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Norway.
Adding Norway 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 Norway 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 Norway 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 Norway on our Genealogy Page.
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, Iowa, Kansas (2), Maine, Manitoba, 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.
Communities near Norway ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Norway.
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 Norway. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Norway.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Norway.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Norway. See our Newspapers 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Norway: www.norwaymi.com/
The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/
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This page was last modified: 03 May 2021