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Encyclopedia > Norwich, Vermont
Norwich, Vermont

Norwich is located in the state of Vermont, United States of America, along the Connecticut River opposite Hanover, New Hampshire. The town is located in Windsor County, Vermont. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 3,544. Download high resolution version (465x744, 34 KB)Description: Map of Vermont towns with Norwich highlighted Source: Map created by Jared C. Benedict on 26 March 2004. ... Download high resolution version (465x744, 34 KB)Description: Map of Vermont towns with Norwich highlighted Source: Map created by Jared C. Benedict on 26 March 2004. ... State nickname: The Green Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Governor Jim Douglas Official languages None Area 24,923 km² (45th)  - Land 23,974 km²  - Water 949 km² (3. ... The Connecticut River as seen from the French King Bridge in western Massachusetts The Connecticut River is the largest river in New England, flowing south from the Connecticut Lakes in northern New Hampshire, along the border between New Hampshire and Vermont, through Western Massachusetts and central Connecticut into Long Island... Dartmouth Colleges Baker Library is a prominent feature at the center of Hanover Located on the Connecticut River in the state of New Hampshire, United States, Hanover has a population of 10,850. ... Windsor County is a county located in the state of Vermont. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The name of the town was originally spelled "Norwhich", but the additional 'h' was dropped shortly after the town was chartered. The town was named after Norwich, Connecticut, the state from which the first settlers originated. Norwich was the original home of Norwich University, which later moved to Northfield. Norwich is also the current home of the Montshire Museum of Science. Norwich is a city located in New London County, Connecticut. ... This article refers to a private military college in Vermont, USA. For the university located in Norwich, Norfolk, England, see University of East Anglia. ... Northfield, Vermont Northfield is a town located in Washington County, Vermont. ... The Montshire Museum of Science is a small, hands-on, self-guided science museum located in Norwich, Vermont in Windsor County. ...


Norwich maintains one of the only interstate public school systems, the Dresden School District, which is shared by the towns of Norwich and Hanover, New Hampshire. Dartmouth Colleges Baker Library is a prominent feature at the center of Hanover Located on the Connecticut River in the state of New Hampshire, United States, Hanover has a population of 10,850. ...

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 116.1 km² (44.8 mi²). 115.7 km² (44.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.31% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 3,544 people, 1,367 households, and 944 families residing in the town. The population density is 30.6/km² (79.3/mi²). There are 1,505 housing units at an average density of 13.0/km² (33.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 95.97% White, 0.48% African American, 0.20% Native American, 1.61% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.62% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. 0.79% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 1,367 households out of which 41.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% are married couples living together, 8.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.9% are non-families. 24.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.59 and the average family size is 3.10. Marriage is a relationship and bond, most commonly between a man and a woman, that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the town the population is spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 31.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.1 males.


The median income for a household in the town is $66,000, and the median income for a family is $78,178. Males have a median income of $49,350 versus $33,871 for females. The per capita income for the town is $35,285. 3.8% of the population and 1.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 1.1% of those under the age of 18 and 6.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for an area may be defined as the total personal income in an area, divided by the number of people in that area. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


See also

The village of Lewiston, Vermont is a township of Norwich, Vermont in Windsor County. ...

External links

  • Montshire Museum of Science (http://www.montshire.org)
  • Local Fixture "Dan and Whits" (http://www.danandwhits.com)
  • Upper Valley Trails Alliance (http://www.uvtrails.org)
  • Maps and aerial photos (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=43.71528_N_-72.30833_E_type:city_region:US)
    • Street map from Mapquest  (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=43.71528&longitude=-72.30833&zoom=6) or Google (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=43.71528,-72.30833&spn=0.11,0.18)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=43.71528&lon=-72.30833&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100&datum=nad83)
    • Aerial photograph from Terraserver (http://terraservice.net/image.aspx?s=14&lon=-72.30833&lat=43.71528&w=2) or Google (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=43.71528,-72.30833&spn=0.11,0.18&t=k)

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Norwich University (321 words)
Norwich University has always been a prestigious and innovative university, with a number of historical firsts to its record.
Norwich was the first private military college in the nation, the birthplace of ROTC, the first private college in the nation to teach engineering, and the model for the world-renowned American System of Education.
A tightly knit group of individuals throughout their lives, Norwich alumni are a veritable who’s who in the formation of this country, achieving distinction both in the past and in the present day.
Norwich, Vermont - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (479 words)
Norwich is located in the state of Vermont, United States of America, along the Connecticut River opposite Hanover, New Hampshire.
Norwich was the original home of Norwich University, which later moved to Northfield.
Norwich maintains one of the only interstate public school systems, the Dresden School District, which is shared by the towns of Norwich and Hanover, New Hampshire.
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