ePodunk - The power of place
PLACE SEARCH
   State:    
Include former names         Go To:
Advanced search | Cemetery search
NORWICH COMMUNITY PROFILE
Connecticut > All counties > New London County > Norwich
QUICK LINKS

Profile for Norwich, Connecticut, CT

Norwich postcard post card - Buckingham Memorial,  Norwich, CT
Buckingham Memorial, Norwich, CT

Norwich photos from ePodunk users
User contributed image - Norwich Free Academy (springtime)
User contributed image - Town Sign
User contributed image - Norwich Town Green
Norwich Free Academy (springtime) Town Sign Norwich Town Green
More photos

Send us your Norwich photos:

Tell us the pros & cons of Norwich
Blog about Norwich
Norwich map

Sponsored Ads

Industrial city

Norwich is a city in New London County.

The community was named after the city in England.

The latitude of Norwich is 41.524N. The longitude is -72.076W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 56 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 36,227.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$39,181
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Norwich demographic reports
Norwich is at the confluence of the Thames, Shetucket and Yantic rivers.
Former and merged names include:
· Mohegan
· New Norwich
18th-century shipbuilding center
Well-known residents have included:
· Benedict Arnold, military leader, traitor
· Erastus Corning, merchant and financier
Local festivals include:
  • Winterfest - Dec. 2, 2007
  • Grecian Food Festival - Sept. 6-9, 2007
  • Fall Festival & Russian Bazaar - Oct. 6, 2007
  • Sweet Potato Festival - Feb. 24, 2007
  • Grange Fair - Aug. 18, 2007
  • Juneteenth Day - June 16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Norwich web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Stoddard Hill State Park
Norwich attractions: Norwich Rose Garden
Sports teams: Connecticut Defenders (minor league baseball)
Historic sites and museums: Leffingwell House Museum, Slater Memorial Museum
Colleges and universities: Three Rivers Community-Technical College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 106

Listed places near Norwich

Click on a group to see the items on the map
 
Please wait while the map loads... click here to force load
Norwich
New London County
Connecticut
Add extra pins to the map by clicking on the list above the map. You may click the displayed pins for more information, or search the displayed pins by using the above search field.
Census & demographics

Sections below provide additional information and links about Norwich demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the New London County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New London-Norwich area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 06380 ZIP code.

Norwich, CT locator map
(Also see local map below.)
Norwich Web sites

Ancestry & family history

8% of Norwich residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Norwich ancestry & family history guide.

Post a query on a message board:

Records & databases:

Attractions
Cemeteries
Communities
Companies
Courts & laws
Crime
Deaths
Disability access & rights
Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Norwich was $20,742, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of Norwich residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Norwich festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.



Fall foliage Connecticut fall color report
 National Forest foliage hotspots
 Foliage hotlines
Geocaching & geography
Gifts & collectibles
Government
Guides to Norwich
Health
Historical societies
Historical societies
History

Historic districts in Norwich include Chelsea Parade Historic District, Laurel Hill Historic District, Little Plain Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Norwich, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $501.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,170.


Jobs
Libraries

Libraries in Norwich include Otis Library ... View libraries

Maps

Media outlets

Newspapers in Norwich include Norwich Bulletin

TV stations in Norwich include WEDN.

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WNCH., WNPR.

Military
Obituaries
Organizations
Parks & recreation
Pets
Photos & post cards
Politics
Postal Service
Religion
Restaurants
Traffic

The average commute time for Norwich workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 12 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Norwich between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel
Weather
Wildlife

Browse list of Connecticut community profiles



Job Search
what
job title, keywords, or company name
where
city, state, zip code
jobs by Indeed


EPODUNK USER REVIEWS & BLOGS

LOCAL GUIDES

More info about Norwich:

RECORD SEARCHES
EPODUNK EXTRAS
OTHER EPODUNKS
FEEDBACK

Send us your corrections and additions



Search Health Care Jobs





powered by HospitalJobsOnline.com
News about Norwich
College Search

Search Associate's degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Certificate programs, Diploma programs, and many others.

Enter your ZIP or Postal code to find schools near you. Your dream major may be just around the corner!