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Norfolk County, MA
"The County of Presidents"

The county was named for Norfolk County, England

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The county is in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 653,617. This was an increase of  .51% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
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$63,432
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Norfolk County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Norfolk County was $48,081. This was an increase of 30.1% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 156% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Dedham

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6% of Norfolk County residents report German ancestry, and 27% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Norfolk County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Norfolk County include Adams Crypt, Avon Cemetery, Bellingham Center Cemetery, Blue Hill Cemetery, Brookdale Cemetery, Brookdale Cemetery, Brookdare Cemetery, Brookline Cemetery, Brown Cemetery, Burnt Swamp Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Norfolk County include Avon, Babson Park, Bellingham, Braintree, Brookline, Canton, Cohasset, Dedham, Dover, East Walpole ... View communities

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Colleges in Norfolk County include Babson College, Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis, Curry College, Dean College, Eastern Nazarene College, Hellenic College - Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Massachusetts Bay Community College, Newbury College - Brookline, Quincy College, Wellesley College ... View colleges

School districts in Norfolk County include Avon, Bellingham, Braintree, Brookline, Canton, Cohasset, Dedham, Dover, Dover-Sherborn, Foxborough ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries

Libraries in Norfolk County include Adams Shore Branch Library, Avon Public Library, Bellingham Public Library, Boyden Library, Brookline Public Library, Canton Public Library, Coolidge Corner Branch Library, Dedham Public Library, Dover Town Library, East Milton Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Norfolk County include Bellingham Country Gazette, Braintree Forum, Brookline TAB, Canton Journal, Cohasset Mariner, Dover-Sherborn Press, Foxboro Reporter, Holbrook Sun, Medfield Press, Needham Times ... View newspapers

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Travel

Hotels in Norfolk County include Babson Executive Conference Center, Beacon Inn 1087, Best Western Adams Inn, Candlewood Suites, Cohasset Harbor Resort, Comfort Inn Foxboro, Courtyard by Marriott Foxboro, Courtyard Marriott Norwood, Courtyard Marriott Stoughton, Econo Lodge Sharon ... More hotels

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