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Welcome to Norge ...

Norge is located in James City County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Norge, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1904.

Norge is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Norge: (757)

Communities Also Named Norge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Norge - they are located in Oklahoma and Saskatchewan.

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

Communities near Norge ...

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

  • Williamsburg
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • West Point
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Point have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
    • West Point is located in King William County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,310 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on West Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point <3>
  • Claremont
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claremont
    • Claremont is located in Surry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 335 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Claremont
  • Surry
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surry
    • Surry is located in Surry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 215 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Surry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surry <3>
  • Clay Bank
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clay Bank
    • Clay Bank is located in Gloucester County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Clay Bank
  • York View
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for York View
    • York View is located in Gloucester County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on York View
  • Jamestown
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Plain View
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plain View have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plain View
    • Plain View is located in King and Queen County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Plain View
  • Plum Point
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum Point
    • Plum Point is located in New Kent County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Plum Point
  • Adner
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adner
    • Adner is located in Gloucester County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Adner

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Norge. See our Newspapers Page for Norge.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Norge ...

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

Adding Norge to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Norge 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 Norge was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Norge post office opened in 1904.

We also found Norge on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Norge.

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

The official website for James City County: www.james-city.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including James City, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Norge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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