Norton (Independent City), Virginia

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United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Wise County Gotoarrow.png Norton (Independent City)

Norton, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1954
Website http://www.nortonva.org/

County Information

Description

The City of Norton is located in the Southwestern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia and was named for Eckstein Norton, President of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad[1].

Courthouse

History

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For additional records, see Wise County.

Parent County

1954 - Norton was created in 1954 from Wise County. [2]

Websites

References

  1. http://www.nortonva.org/446/City-History
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).