Norfolk County, Massachusetts
|County of Norfolk|
Norfolk County Courthouse in Dedham
Antiquity, Perseverance, History, Industry
Location within the U.S. state of Massachusetts
Massachusetts's location within the U.S.
|• Total||444 sq mi (1,150 km2)|
|• Land||396 sq mi (1,030 km2)|
|• Water||48 sq mi (120 km2) 11%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||1,694/sq mi (654/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Congressional districts||2nd, 4th, 7th, 8th|
Norfolk County is a county in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2010 census, the population was 670,850. The county seat is Dedham. The county was named after the English county of the same name. Two towns, Cohasset and Brookline, are exclaves. It is the wealthiest county in Massachusetts.
Norfolk County was created on March 26, 1793.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 26, 2013.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
- Thomas Cox, Anthony Hall, Robert Morden, Magna Britannia Antiqua & Nova: Or, A New, Exact, and Comprehensive Survey of the Ancient and Present State of Great Britain, Volume 5, (Caesar Ward and Richard Chandler: London, 1738), pg. 171 (accessed on Google Book Search, June 22, 2008)
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