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Norway, Nebraska

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The location of Norway

Welcome to Norway ...

Norway is located in Thomas County.

The location of Norway has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Norway is 2,910 feet [887 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Norway is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Norway lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Norway (for example, toward Mullen), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

The telephone area code for Norway: (308)

Communities near Norway ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Audacious - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Brownlee   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Dunning   [Map]   104   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Elsmere   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Halsey   [Map]   83   E   23 miles [37 km]
Heil School - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   26 miles [41.8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Norway.

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, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi, 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Norway. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Norway.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Norway, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Norway.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Norway - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Norway) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Norway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9989, Longitude: -100.7182     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Norway have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Norway.

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