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Norton is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,958, making it the least populous city in Virginia, along with the westernmost. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Norton with surrounding Wise County for statistical purposes.HistoryThe settlement was originally known as, "Prince's Flats", but in a bid to convince the Louisville and Nashville Railroad to build a depot there, the town was renamed after the current head of the railroad, Mr. Eckstein Norton. Part of the Wilderness Trail blazed by Daniel Boone, and later extensively mapped and settled by Christopher Gest, Norton was a central hub for the timber trade until the coal boom of the 1930-40's.The Hotel Norton is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.EducationJohn I. Burton High School Norton Elementary and Middle SchoolGeographyNorton is located at, along the Powell and Guest Rivers. The entire area of Norton lies within the confines of Wise County, but is not a part of the county.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.5sqmi, virtually all of which is land.
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