Place:Norfolk, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

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NameNorfolk
TypeTown
Coordinates44.8°N 74.983°W
Located inSt. Lawrence, New York, United States
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Norfolk is a town in St. Lawrence County in the US state of New York. The town is in the northern part of the county and is north of Potsdam. The population was 4,668 at the 2010 census. The town's name is pronounced as "Nor-fork".

History

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The town was first settled around 1869.

The town was formed in 1869 from part of the Town of Louisville. In 1869, part of Norfolk was returned to Louisville, and part of the Town of Stockholm was added to Norfolk in 1869.

A small part of Norfolk was lost when the community of "Raquetteville" incorporated as the Village of Potsdam Junction in 1869. In 1869, it became Norwood.

The Hepburn Library was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1969.

Notable residents

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