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Norwich, New York

NORWICH, NEW YORK, a village and the county-seat of Chenango county, New York, U.S.A., on the Chenango river, 42 m. N.E. of Binghamton. Pop. (1910 census), 7422. It is served by the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western and the New York, Ontario & Western railways. The village has three parks, two libraries the Guernsey Memorial Library and the D. L. Follett Memorial Law Library and the Chenango Valley Home for Aged Women. Norwich is in a dairying and farming region, where hops especially are grown; and there are bluestone quarries in the vicinity. There are a variety of manufactures, and the New York, Ontario & Western has repair shops and division headquarters here. The first settlement was made in 1792, and the village was incorporated in 1857.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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