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Welcome to Norwich ...

The city of Norwich is located in Chenango County<1> and is the County Seat for Chenango County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Norwich has a population of 6,547 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Norwich.

Norwich is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Norwich: 13815<4>

Websites for Norwich ...

Official Website:   www.norwichnewyork.net/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.chenangony.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Norwich had an population of 6,547 people. This is a decrease of 8.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.99% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Norwich had a population of 7,190 people (or 14.24% of the total population of Chenango County). This makes Norwich the county's most populous community.

The population of Norwich represents 0.04% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 335th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,190 people, the population of Norwich decreased 2.24% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,355 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Norwich.

Communities Also Named Norwich ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Norwich - they are located in Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Vermont.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Norwich.

Communities near Norwich ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Norwich.

  • Hamilton [Madison County]
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    • Hamilton [Madison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Norwich
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,433 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamilton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton
  • Greene [Chenango County]
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    • Greene [Chenango County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Norwich
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,955 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greene have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greene
  • Unadilla [Otsego County]
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    • Unadilla [Otsego County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Norwich
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,051 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unadilla have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unadilla
  • Sherburne [Chenango County]
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    • Sherburne [Chenango County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Norwich
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,794 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherburne have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherburne
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oxford [Chenango County]
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      • Oxford [Chenango County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Norwich
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,655 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Sidney [Delaware County]
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      • Sidney [Delaware County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Norwich
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,557 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidney have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidney
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sidney<7>
    • Bainbridge [Chenango County]
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      • Bainbridge [Chenango County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Norwich
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,131 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bainbridge have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bainbridge
    • Otego [Otsego County]
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      • Otego [Otsego County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Norwich
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,846 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otego have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otego
    • Guilford [Chenango County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guilford
      • Guilford [Chenango County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Norwich
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,768 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guilford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guilford
    • New Berlin [Chenango County]
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      • New Berlin [Chenango County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Norwich
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Berlin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Berlin

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 Norwich. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Norwich.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Norwich. 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 Norwich.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Norwich. Our list includes 33 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Norwich.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Norwich ...

Looking for more information about Norwich? 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 Norwich, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Norwich.

Adding Norwich to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Norwich 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 Norwich was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Norwich on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Norwich on our Genealogy Page.

The Communities of New York

About Chenango County

About New York

The official website for Norwich: www.norwichnewyork.net/

The official website for Chenango County: www.co.chenango.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Chenango, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Norwich.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Norwich - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Norwich). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Norwich or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Norwich) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Norwich. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NorwichOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Norwich. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5313, Longitude: -75.5238    
<6>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.
<7>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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