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Welcome to Norton ...
The location of Norton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Norton has a population of 3,936 people<2> (see below for details).
The city of Norton was established in 1894.
Norton is 2,130 feet [649 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Norton is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Norton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Norton lies within the (276) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Norton had a population of 3,958 people.
The population of Norton represents 0.05% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 71st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,958 people, the population of Norton increased 1.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,904 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Norton had an population of 3,936 people. This is a decrease of 0.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.82% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Norton.
Communities near Norton ...
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 driving.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Norton.
Communities Also Named Norton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Norton: This one is located in and the other is located in Wise County.
Beyond Virginia, there are 37 communities that are also named Norton - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California (2), Georgia (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Oregon, South Carolina, Texas (2), Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Norton.
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 Norton:
Websites for Norton ...
Official Website: www.nortonva.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Norton ...
Looking for more information about Norton? 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 Norton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Norton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Norton: www.nortonva.org/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 19 Mar 2019