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Welcome to Norton ...

Norton is located in Randolph County<1>.

The location of Norton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Norton is 1,980 feet [604 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Norton: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Norton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Norton ...

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

  • Elkins [Randolph County]
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    • Elkins [Randolph County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Norton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,990 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<6>
  • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
  • Philippi [Barbour County]
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    • Philippi [Barbour County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Norton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,257 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<6>
  • Belington [Barbour County]
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    • Belington [Barbour County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Norton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,902 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belington<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Parsons [Tucker County]
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      • Parsons [Tucker County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Norton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,391 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parsons<6>
    • Mill Creek [Randolph County]
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      • Mill Creek [Randolph County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Norton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 691 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Beverly [Randolph County]
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      • Beverly [Randolph County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Norton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 666 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<6>
    • Junior [Barbour County]
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      • Junior [Barbour County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the north of Norton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Huttonsville [Randolph County]
    • Montrose [Randolph County]
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      • Montrose [Randolph County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Norton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montrose have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Norton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Norton.

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

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

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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Randolph, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Norton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Norton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Norton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9318, Longitude: -79.9656       In this case, the coordinates for Norton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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