Norwalk [Fairfield County] was settled in 1649 and incorporated in 1651. Its name is believed to be derived from the Algonquin word 'noyank', meaning 'point of land'. Its Native American name is "Naramauke".

Area, 36.3 sq. miles. Population, 2000 Census, 82,951. Voting districts, city elections, 12; state, 14. Principal industries, a wide variety of electronic research and manufacturing companies which produce signaling devices, aircraft radar equipment, optical devices and electronic components; manufacturing of chemicals, machinery and equipment of many kinds, auto accessories, wearing apparel and allied industries, hardware, packaged and frozen foods, lithography and printing.

Norwalk includes the areas known as South Norwalk and Rowayton.


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City of Norwalk CT
Official city of Norwalk website, city services, redevelopment, calendars, tourism, and history.
MYSound: Norwalk Harbor Station
Realtime information from water quality sensor in Long Island Sound.
Norwalk Local Protection Project
Photo and information from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on flood control project located that safeguards about eight acres of residential and commercial property that had been subjected to frequent flooding.
Norwalk Seaport Association
A nonprofit organization dedicated to foster public awareness of marine resources.
Sheffield Island Lighthouse Ferry and Charters
Offers cruises to the historic Lighthouse off South Norwalk, harbor tours and private charters.
Norwalk Local Protection Project
Photo and information from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on flood control project located that safeguards about eight acres of residential and commercial property that had been subjected to frequent flooding.
Sheffield Island Lighthouse Ferry and Charters
Offers cruises to the historic Lighthouse off South Norwalk, harbor tours and private charters.
MYSound: Norwalk Harbor Station
Realtime information from water quality sensor in Long Island Sound.
City of Norwalk CT
Official city of Norwalk website, city services, redevelopment, calendars, tourism, and history.
Norwalk Seaport Association
A nonprofit organization dedicated to foster public awareness of marine resources.
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