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Norton (Independent City), Virginia

PO Box 618
Norton, VA 24273
Phone: (276) 679-1160
Fax: (276) 679-3510
www.nortonva.org

In southwestern VA. Incorporated as a town in 1894; as a city in 1954. Name Origin: For Eckstein Norton, Louisville and National Railroad president, 1886-91. Originally called Prince's Flats, probably for William Prince, a settler in the area about 1787

Area (sq mi):: 7.53 (land 7.53; water 0.00) Population per square mile: 488.30
Population 2005: 3,677 State rank: 133 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.80%; 1990-2000 -8.10% Population 2000: 3,904 (White 90.90%; Black or African American 6.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 1.00%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 39.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,024; median household $22,788; Population below poverty level: 22.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,469-$20,474
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 18.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Norton

 

a sound in the Bering Sea along western Alaska, south of the Seward Peninsula. Norton Sound is about 200 km long and up to 145 km wide. Its depth is generally between 10 and 20 m, reaching a maximum of 27 m. The shores are mostly low-lying and are strongly dissected. There are many islands. The sound is covered with ice from November to June. The port city of Nome is located on the sound’s northern shore.

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BUSINESS WIRE)--April 8, 1998--Fincastle Mining, a subsidiary of Koch Carbon, will receive the "Best Overall Reclamation" award at the Virginia Mining Association's annual meeting, held Saturday, April 4, in Norton, Va.
AT&T said today that this month marks the 10th anniversary of the opening of its Telecommunications Relay Center in Norton, VA.
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AT&T's center for Virginia Relay is located in Norton, VA -- one of eight AT&T Relay Centers serving 12 states, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico where AT&T has contracts to provide local relay service.