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Welcome to Norwood ...

Norwood is located in Rockingham County<1>.

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

Norwood is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Norwood lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Norwood: (336)

Communities Also Named Norwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Norwood: This one is located in Rockingham County and the other is located in Stanly County.

Beyond North Carolina, 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), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, New Jersey, New York, 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.

  • Greensboro [Guilford County]
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    • Greensboro [Guilford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Norwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 297,878 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<5>
  • Eden [Rockingham County]
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    • Eden [Rockingham County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Norwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,867 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden<5>
  • Summerfield [Guilford County]
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    • Summerfield [Guilford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Norwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,502 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerfield<5>
  • Gibsonville [Alamance County]
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    • Gibsonville [Alamance County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Norwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,397 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibsonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibsonville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oak Ridge [Guilford County]
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      • Oak Ridge [Guilford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Norwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Ridge<5>
    • Stokesdale [Guilford County]
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      • Stokesdale [Guilford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Norwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,555 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokesdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stokesdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stokesdale<5>
    • Wentworth [Rockingham County]
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      • Wentworth [Rockingham County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Norwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wentworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wentworth
    • Mayodan [Rockingham County]
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      • Mayodan [Rockingham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Norwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayodan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayodan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayodan<5>
    • Madison [Rockingham County]
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      • Madison [Rockingham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Norwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,108 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<5>
    • Stoneville [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoneville
      • Stoneville [Rockingham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Norwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoneville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stoneville<5>

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. 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within North Carolina

About Rockingham County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Rockingham, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Norwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Norwood) 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 Norwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NorwoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Norwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3526, Longitude: -79.7128       In this case, the coordinates for Norwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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