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Norton is an independent city.
The community was named for Eckstein Norton, railroad president
The latitude of Norton is 36.933N. The longitude is -82.629W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,136 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,909.
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11% of Norton residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Norton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Norton was $16,024, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Norton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Norton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $258. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $699.
Newspapers in Norton include Coalfield Progress
TV stations in Norton include WSBN.
Norton City supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Norton political report.
The average commute time for Norton workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Norton, VAPros: kinda picturesque setting in the mountains...
Cons: norton is located off the "main" roads and in the mountains so it feels disconnected from the main stream...
This is a good place to raise a family.
General info: coal drives this area of virginia...Blog about Norton
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