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Welcome to Norwood ...

The city of Norwood is located in Hamilton County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Norwood, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1870.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Norwood has a population of 19,801 people<2> (see below for details).

Norwood is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Norwood: (513)

The ZIP code for Norwood: 45212<4>

Websites for Norwood ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Norwood had an population of 19,801 people. This is an increase of 3.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Norwood had a population of 19,207 people. This makes Norwood the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Norwood represents 0.17% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 91st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 19,207 people, the population of Norwood decreased 11.39% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 21,675 people).

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

Communities Also Named Norwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Ohio communities named Norwood: This one is located in Hamilton County and the other is located in Washington County.

Beyond Ohio, 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, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (3), 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.

  • Hamilton
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Fairfield
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfield
    • Fairfield is located in Hamilton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,603 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Fairfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield <5>
  • Covington
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Mason
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Florence
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Independence
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
    • Independence is located in Kenton County (KY)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,903 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence <5>
  • Erlanger
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Forest Park
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Park have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Park
    • Forest Park is located in Hamilton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,534 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Forest Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest Park <5>
  • Sharonville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
  • Loveland
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Norwood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Norwood.

Adding Norwood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Norwood in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Norwood was in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

We also found Norwood in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Norwood.

The official website for Norwood:

The official website for Hamilton County:

The official website for State of Ohio:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Hamilton, 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 Norwood.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Norwood - 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 Norwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Norwood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.


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