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Welcome to Norfolk ...
The city of Norfolk is located in Madison County.
The location of Norfolk has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Norfolk refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Norfolkian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Norfolk has a population of 24,434 people<3> (see below for details).
Norfolk was established in 1866.
The community of Norfolk is 1,540 feet [469 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Norfolk lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Norfolk: (402) & (531)<5>
The ZIP codes for Norfolk: 68701, 68702<6>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Norfolk had a population of 24,210 people (which is 69.42% of the total population of Madison County). This makes Norfolk the county's most populous community.
The population of Norfolk represents 1.33% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 24,210 people, the population of Norfolk increased 2.95% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 23,516 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Norfolk had an population of 24,434 people. This is an increase of 0.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.9% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Norfolk.
Communities near Norfolk ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Norfolk and not the distance if you drove.<7>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Norfolk.
Communities Also Named Norfolk ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Norfolk - they are located in Colorado, Connecticut, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Norfolk.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Norfolk:
Websites for Norfolk ...
Official Website: www.ci.norfolk.ne.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Norfolk ...
Looking for more information about Norfolk? 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 Norfolk, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Norfolk.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Norfolk: www.ci.norfolk.ne.us/
The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.ne.us/
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 16 Jun 2019