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Warren County, North Carolina


"Where North Carolina Begins"

Page Contents for Norlina, North Carolina

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Community events.



Statistics & Facts

The North Carolina state capital is Raleigh.
The population of Norlina is approximately 1,049 (1999), 1118 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 456 (1990), 471 (2010).
The amount of land area in Norlina is 2.908 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Norlina is 1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Norlina to Washington DC is 182 miles.
The distance to the North Carolina state capital is 50 miles. (as the crow flies)
Norlina is positioned 36.44 degrees north of the equator and 78.19 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Norlina average annual rainfall is 45.2 inches per year
Norlina average temperature is 58.6 degrees F.


in north central North Carolina close to several major cities. Richmond is 99 miles northeast, Raleigh is 56 miles south and Roanoke Rapids is 33 miles east
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History & History Related Items

Norlina is a historical town that started as a stopover for the railroad in 1837. In 1913, a group of local citizens stepped off one mile square (with the railroad depot exactly in the center), sent a petition to the North Carolina General Assembly for charter, and we became known as....Norlina - Where North Carolina Begins.
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The official website for Norlina, North Carolina.

8 miles south of the great Kerr & Gaston Lakes Reservoirs
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Norlina City Government

City Administration Offices
P.O. Box 149
101 Main Street
Norlina, N.C. 27563
Phone: 252-456-3325 Hours: 8:00-5:00 M-F

Norlina Community Events

July 4th Parade & Festival
in nearby Wise, North Carolina
Anyone who would like to enter the parade, please call 252-456-5218

Norlina Libraries

Here is a library page for Norlina. a former Seaboard Coastline Railroad dining car has served as the town library. It will become a museum when the library moves to its new location in the historic district of town. Norlina


The population of Norlina was:
1990 - 996
1995 - 1,027
1999 - 1,049

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