Norton, Virginia

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Population in 2013: 4,017 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.9%
 
Males: 1,635  (40.7%)
Females: 2,382  (59.3%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 24273.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,651 (it was $22,788 in 2000)
Norton:

$38,651
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,463 (it was $16,024 in 2000)

Norton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $86,093 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
Norton:

$86,093
VA:

$239,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $106,198; Detached houses: $113,276; Townhouses or other attached units: $168,217; Mobile homes: $6,585

Median gross rent in 2013: $571.

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  • Races in Norton, VA (2010)

    Norton races chart
    • 3,47887.9%White alone
    • 2506.3%Black alone
    • 952.4%Two or more races
    • 681.7%Hispanic
    • 561.4%Asian alone
    • 60.2%Other race alone
    • 50.1%American Indian alone

Races in Norton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Norton: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (19.4%), Irish (17.0%), English (6.7%), German (6.2%), Hungarian (4.8%), Scottish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Elevation: 2141 feet

Land area: 7.53 square miles.

Population density: 533 people per square mile   (low).

Norton,VA real estate house value index trend

Norton, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Norton:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Norton city:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

104 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).

This city:

2.6%
Virginia:

11.5%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Norton, Virginia as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Norton to the number of sex offenders is 452 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $588 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $706 (0.8%)

Norton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (43.9 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (127.4 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (433.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wise, VA (2.0 miles ), Riverview, VA (2.8 miles ), Coeburn, VA (3.0 miles ), Appalachia, VA (3.0 miles ), Big Stone Gap, VA (3.1 miles ), Dungannon, VA (3.4 miles ), Pound, VA (3.6 miles ), Eolia, KY (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,100
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.94 N, Longitude: 82.63 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,035 (+25.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 451 (26.4%)

Area code: 276

Norton household income distribution Norton home values distribution

Crime rates in Norton by Year
Type 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 001000000000
per 100,000 0.00.025.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 630231110006
per 100,000 151.474.60.052.580.827.827.127.00.00.00.0146.1
Robberies 142010120102
per 100,000 25.299.450.70.026.90.027.154.10.025.00.048.7
Assaults 189139136955143
per 100,000 454.1223.7329.3236.4350.0166.6243.8135.2134.825.097.673.0
Burglaries 1119182020222718971023
per 100,000 277.5472.3455.9525.3538.5610.8731.5486.9242.6174.8244.0559.9
Thefts 180213182204172234252265226225202165
per 100,000 4,540.95,294.64,609.95,358.64,631.16,496.46,827.47,168.06,091.65,618.04,928.04,016.6
Auto thefts 598982325434
per 100,000 126.1223.7202.6236.4215.455.581.354.1134.899.973.297.4
Arson 131012113000
per 100,000 25.274.625.30.026.955.527.127.080.90.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.9) 362.4334.1306.5302.4322.2305.1344.5328.3251.1216.6201.6297.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Norton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 24 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.89
Virginia average:

2.27
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.2%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -346 (-8.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Norton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Norton, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Norton-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.5 miles away from the Norton city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1980, a category F3 tornado 53.2 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Norton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 113.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 108.3 miles away from Norton center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 39.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 43.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 108.1 miles away from Norton center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 41.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wise County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Norton topographic map

Birthplace of: Dock Boggs - Country singer, Justin Hamilton (American football) - Player of football, Vernon Crawford "Jack" Cooke - Musician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Norton:

  • HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE OF VIRGINIA (738 PARK AVENUE, SUITE 3)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (310 THIRD STREET NE)
  • NORTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 100 15TH ST NW)
  • BMA - MOUNTAIN EMPIRE (205 VIRGINIA AVENUE NW)
  • FIRST CHOICE HOME HEALTH CARE (46 SEVENTH STREET NW)
  • BON SECOURS ST MARYS HOSPITAL (THIRD ST NE)

Heliports located in Norton:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norton:

  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 21 miles; Cumberland, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,196)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 34 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • King University (about 36 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 37 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 47 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • Tusculum College (about 54 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)

Public high school in Norton:

Public elementary/middle school in Norton:

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Notable location: Flag Rock Recreation Site (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Norton include: Davis Chapel (A), Central Freewill Baptist Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Saint Marys Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hamilton Cemetery (1), Hawthorne Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Norton Reservoirs (A), Upper Norton Reservoir (B), Lower Norton Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thacker Branch (A), Lost Creek (B), Robinet Branch (C), Knob Branch (D), Clear Creek (E), Bear Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Country Hearth Inn - Norton (375 Wharton Ln NE), Days Inn (375 Wharton Lane Northeast), Holiday Inn-Norton (USRoute 58A).

Wise County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.1%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.1%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
40 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
28 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
49 people in nursing homes in 2000

Norton, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Norton compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Norton (2011 data):

  • Woodforest National Bank: Norton Walmart Branch at 780 Commonwealth Drive, branch established on 2007/01/02. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Miners Exchange Bank: Norton Branch at 1470 Park Ave., Nw Norton Square Shopping Center, Route 58, branch established on 1987/11/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $160.1 mil, Deposits: $149.6 mil, headquarters in Coeburn, VA, positive income, 7 total offices
  • New Peoples Bank, Inc.: Norton Branch at 600 Trent Street, branch established on 1971/01/01. Info updated 2007/08/21: Bank assets: $781.6 mil, Deposits: $709.1 mil, headquarters in Honaker, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: New Peoples Bankshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Norton Seventh Street Branch at 702 Park Avenue, N.W., branch established on 1964/08/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The First Bank and Trust Company: Park Avenue Branch at 1026 Park Avenue, branch established on 1994/06/08. Info updated 2007/04/05: Bank assets: $1,247.0 mil, Deposits: $1,102.9 mil, headquarters in Lebanon, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Norton Branch at 701 Park Avenue, N.W., branch established on 1981/07/13. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Norton, Virginia:

  • The Inn At Norton, 551 Hwy 58 E, Norton, VA 24273 , Phone: (276) 679-7000, Fax: (276) 679-1736
  • Super 8 Motel, 425 Wharton Way, Norton, VA 24273 , Phone: (276) 679-0893, Fax: (276) 679-0893
  • Days Inn Norton, 375 Wharton Ln, Norton, VA 24273 , Phone: (276) 679-5340, Fax: (276) 679-5341
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Norton, Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Virginia average:

12.3

Norton travel time to work - commute Norton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (90%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Norton city (based on Wise County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,10174
Mainline Protestant2,45526
Other3712
Catholic1403
Black Protestant1191
None29,266-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Wise County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Wise County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Wise County:

13.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Wise County:

30.6%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

18.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$15,288$45,8640$0
Other Government Administration 10$41,315$49,5780$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$63,754$42,5030$0
Police - Other 9$21,454$28,6051$1,167
Firefighters 0$0 2$3,029
Streets and Highways 9$23,150$30,8674$5,699
Welfare 16$43,430$32,5730$0
Solid Waste Management 4$10,253$30,7593$4,178
Sewerage 5$12,514$30,0340$0
Parks and Recreation 5$14,150$33,9600$0
Water Supply 6$18,006$36,0120$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 90$294,182$39,22438$16,626
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 24$46,417$23,20921$7,786
Other and Unallocable 7$18,735$32,1174$921
Totals for Government 207$622,648$36,09673$39,406

Norton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $5,340,000 ($1329.35)
    Police Protection: $1,118,000 ($278.32)
    Sewerage: $1,084,000 ($269.85)
    Welfare - Other: $1,077,000 ($268.11)
    Regular Highways: $1,037,000 ($258.15)
    General - Other: $958,000 ($238.49)
    Water Utilities: $732,000 ($182.23)
    Financial Administration: $716,000 ($178.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $348,000 ($86.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $268,000 ($66.72)
    Fire Protection: $130,000 ($32.36)
    Health Services - Other: $54,000 ($13.44)
    Libraries: $43,000 ($10.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $170,000 ($42.32)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $290,000 ($72.19)
    Corrections: $149,000 ($37.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $405,000 ($100.82)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $321,000 ($79.91)
    Regular Highways: $207,000 ($51.53)
    Police Protection: $40,000 ($9.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $18,000 ($4.48)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($4.48)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($3.73)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,775,000 ($1437.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $64,000 ($15.93)

Norton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $923,000 ($229.77)
    All Other: $284,000 ($70.70)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $724,000 ($180.23)
    Housing & Community Development: $559,000 ($139.16)
    Public Welfare: $497,000 ($123.72)
    All Other: $102,000 ($25.39)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $84,000 ($20.91)
    Interest Earnings: $38,000 ($9.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $907,000 ($225.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $3,281,000 ($816.78)
    Highways: $554,000 ($137.91)
    All Other: $349,000 ($86.88)
    General Support: $347,000 ($86.38)
    Public Welfare: $264,000 ($65.72)
    Health & Hospitals: $25,000 ($6.22)
    Housing & Community Development: $20,000 ($4.98)
  • Tax - Property: $1,694,000 ($421.71)
    Total General Sales: $1,329,000 ($330.84)
    NEC: $949,000 ($236.25)
    Other Selective Sales: $715,000 ($177.99)
    Public Utilities: $276,000 ($68.71)
    Motor Vehicle License: $30,000 ($7.47)

Norton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,291,000 ($321.38)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,826,000 ($703.51)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,280,000 ($318.65)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,680,000 ($916.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,267,000 ($315.41)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $426,000 ($106.05)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($5.97)

Norton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,560,000 ($637.29)

4.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
Virginia average:

9.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Norton city, VA  0.49% ($32,317 average AGI)
from Russell County, VA  0.38% ($33,935)
from Dickenson County, VA  0.36% ($37,977)


4.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,512 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Virginia average:

9.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Norton city, VA  0.67% ($31,366 average AGI)
to Russell County, VA  0.41% ($31,740)
to Dickenson County, VA  0.36% ($28,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Norton:

  • WNVA (1350 AM; 5 kW; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO-WISE, INC.)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLSD (1220 AM; 1 kW; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEZC (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEON, KY; Owner: JESUS COMMUNICATION ILNC.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WDIC (1430 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINCHCO, VA; Owner: DICKENSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WXLZ (1140 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ST. PAUL, VA; Owner: YEARY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Norton:

  • W219CJ (91.7 FM; NORTON, VA; Owner: CLINCH VALLEY COLLEGE)
  • WNVA-FM (106.3 FM; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO WISE, INC.)
  • W202AL (88.3 FM; NORTON, VA; Owner: APPALSHOP, INC.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WISE-FM (90.5 FM; WISE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA'S COLLEGE AT WISE)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Norton:

  • WSBN-TV (Channel 47; NORTON, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W31BU (Channel 31; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BQ (Channel 53; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69ED (Channel 69; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Norton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Norton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $325,000Total costs
  • 5,635Total average daily traffic
  • 112Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,221Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Norton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Norton, VA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Norton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T310R (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 107TT , Serial Number: 310R1345, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 02/22/1994
    Registrant (Corporation): Starnes Aviation LLC, 820 Highland Ave Nw, Norton, VA 24273
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 28562 , Serial Number: 1391, Year manufactured: 1940
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph G Carmack, Gen Del, Norton, VA 24273
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 35248 , Serial Number: 6243, Year manufactured: 1941
    Registrant (Individual): John W Polly, 748 Terrace, Norton, VA 24273
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 81223 , Serial Number: 32-7940263, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 10/23/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Mullins Insurance Agency Inc, Po Box 379, Norton, VA 24273
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8471C , Serial Number: 28-7690142, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): C S & W Aviation Inc, 517 Park Ave, Norton, VA 24273
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8740C , Serial Number: 22-1393, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 11/05/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Darrell G Grigsby, 301 Highland Ave Nw, Norton, VA 24273

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Norton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Norton, VA
Most common first names in Norton, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6969.9 years
John6471.8 years
William6074.5 years
Mary5776.8 years
Robert4267.9 years
George3274.9 years
Charles2670.4 years
Margaret1973.2 years
Virginia1977.1 years
Thomas1868.3 years
Most common last names in Norton, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wells4674.8 years
Collins4269.8 years
Jones4171.0 years
Adams3770.3 years
Mullins3771.9 years
Sturgill3673.2 years
Smith3571.4 years
Bolling3573.0 years
Williams3271.2 years
Roberts3172.3 years
Businesses in Norton, VA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike1
Applebee's1Quiznos1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Rue211
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Subway1
FedEx1Super 81
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Maurices1
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