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Norton is a city in, and the county seat of, Norton County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 2,928.HistoryNorton was founded in 1872. Like the county, it was named for Capt. Orloff Norton.The first hotel was a log house, built in 1873.One of the first recorded tornado pictures was taken in Norton, in 1909, by photographer Will Keller.GeographyNorton is located at . According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.93sqmi, all land. The city is situated on the north side of Prairie Dog Creek in Norton County. Before the Bureau of Reclamation constructed Keith Sebelius Lake in 1963, Norton was prone to frequent flooding. The construction of the Dam has since resolved the problem and created the current reservoir that sits southwest of Norton. The Nebraska border is located north of the city.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 2,928 people, 1,290 households, and 763 families residing in the city. The population density was 1517.1PD/sqmi. There were 1,465 housing units at an average density of 759.1/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 96.8% White, 0.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.3% of the population. Norton is in Kansas. Put Norton at the heart of your travel plans by using our United States trip itinerary planning tool .
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