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Welcome to Norwood ...

Norwood is located in Delaware County<1>.

The location of Norwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Norwood has a population of 5,897 people<3> (see below for details).

Norwood is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Norwood lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Websites for Norwood ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.delcochamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Norwood, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Norwood had an population of 5,897 people. This is an increase of 0.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Norwood had a population of 5,890 people. This makes Norwood the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Norwood represents 0.05% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 157th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,890 people, the population of Norwood decreased 1.59% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,985 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Norwood.

Communities Also Named Norwood ...

While we believe that this Norwood is located in Delaware County, we know of another 2 Pennsylvania communities named Norwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: Allegheny and Lancaster County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 51 communities that are also named Norwood - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee (3), Texas (2), Virginia (4), Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Norwood.

Communities near Norwood ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Norwood.

  • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County]
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    • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Norwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,584,064 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philadelphia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<6>
  • Camden [Camden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden
    • Camden [Camden County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Norwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 73,562 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
  • Wilmington [New Castle County]
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    • Wilmington [New Castle County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Norwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 70,166 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<6>
  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norristown
    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Norwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Chester [Chester County]
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      • West Chester [Chester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Norwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,029 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Chester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Chester<6>
    • Gloucester City [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester City
      • Gloucester City [Camden County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Norwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,219 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloucester City
    • Woodbury [Gloucester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodbury
      • Woodbury [Gloucester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Norwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,794 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbury
    • Conshohocken [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conshohocken
      • Conshohocken [Montgomery County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Norwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,047 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conshohocken have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conshohocken
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conshohocken<6>
    • Ambler [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ambler
      • Ambler [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Norwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,491 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ambler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ambler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ambler<6>
    • Elsmere [New Castle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elsmere
      • Elsmere [New Castle County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Norwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,872 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elsmere have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elsmere

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Norwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Norwood.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Norwood. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Norwood.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Norwood. See our Newspapers Page for Norwood.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Norwood ...

Looking for more information about Norwood? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Norwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Norwood.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Norwood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Delaware County: www.co.delaware.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Delaware, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Norwood.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Norwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Norwood) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Norwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Norwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Norwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8876, Longitude: -75.2977       In this case, the coordinates for Norwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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