Norfolk, Nebraska

Norfolk: City in Madison County, Nebraska, United States


Norfolk is a city located in the county of Madison in the U.S. state of Nebraska. Its population at the 2010 census was 24,210 and a population density of 867 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 24,363 inhabitants.

The city was created 158 years ago in 1865.

Norfolk locator map
Location of Norfolk on Nebraska map.

Quick Facts about Norfolk

Population : 24,363 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Nebraska (United States)
County : Madison County
Postal code : 68701–68702
Phone Area Codes : 402
Area : 27.93 km2
Altitude : 1,522 feet / 464 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1866 (158 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 02:25:45 (25th February 2024)
Density : 872 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.63% (2010-2020)
Norfolk  Nebraska Norfolk Avenue 1 image
Norfolk Nebraska Norfolk Avenue 1
Norfolk  Nebraska Norfolk Avenue 1 image


Norfolk is located at 42°1'42"N 97°25'1"W (42.0283400, -97.4170000).

Norfolk map


The population of Norfolk increased by 0.63% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 24,210 - census
2011 24,326 0.48% estimation process
2012 24,370 0.18% estimation process
2013 24,420 0.2% estimation process
2014 24,384 -0.15% estimation process
2015 24,335 -0.2% estimation process
2016 24,314 -0.09% estimation process
2017 24,444 0.53% estimation process
2018 24,512 0.28% estimation process
2019 24,449 -0.26% estimation process
2020 24,363 -0.35% estimation process

Norfolk zip code is 68701. County name: Madison, County fips: 31119

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People born in Norfolk (22)

People born in Norfolk, including pole vaulter Jeremy Scott, politician Patrick M. Martin, voice actor, bass singer Thurl Ravenscroft, .


  • Joyce Ballantyne (American artist) she was born in 04/04/1918
  • Doris Pawn (American actress (1894-1988)) she was born in 29/12/1894
  • Andrew Shanle (Player of American football) he was born in 09/03/1983
  • Andy Olson (American politician) he was born in 06/11/1952
  • Bernice Neugarten (American psychologist) she was born in 11/02/1916
  • Bill Lafleur (Player of American football) he was born in 25/02/1976
  • Dean White (American billionaire) he was born in 01/01/1923
  • Frank Marsh (American politician) he was born in 27/04/1924
  • Jeromey Clary (American football player, offensive lineman) he was born in 05/11/1983
  • Lee Beyer (American politician) he was born in 04/06/1948
  • Scott Munter (American baseball player) he was born in 07/03/1980
  • Philip N. Krasne (American film producer) he was born in 16/05/1905
  • Kathy Campbell (American politician) she was born in 01/12/1946
  • Jim Scheer (American politician) he was born in 19/09/1953
  • Robert Hilkemann (American politician) he was born in 23/11/1947
  • Jared Schuurmans (American discus thrower) he was born in 20/08/1987
  • Bill Johnson (American basketball player) he was born in 08/01/1933
  • Bob Lingenfelter (American football tackle and guard) he was born in 01/09/1954

Schools in Norfolk

College & universities near Norfolk, NE

Code Name City ZIP
181491 Northeast Community College Norfolk (NE) 68702-0469
181783 Wayne State College Wayne (NE) 68787

Post offices near Norfolk

Post Office Name City ZIP
Norfolk Post Office Norfolk (NE) 68701

Other places with the same name (5)

  • Norfolk , Virginia The most populous city in Virginia. It is located on the Elizabeth River in southeastern Virginia. Norfolk is known for its many military bases, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Nauticus National Maritime Museum and the Chrysler Museum of Art. with a population of 242,803 people.
  • Norfolk , Massachusetts town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States of America with a population of 11,938 people.
  • Norfolk , New York town in New York USA with a population of 4,397 people.
  • Norfolk , Connecticut town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States of America with a population of 1,622 people.

Other cities in Madison County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Madison County , NE.

City Name Population Title
Madison 2,343 City in Madison County, Florida, United States
Battle Creek 1,156 City in Madison County, Nebraska, United States
Tilden 936 City in Nebraska
Meadow Grove 283 Village in Madison County, Nebraska, United States.
Newman Grove 18 City in Madison County, Nebraska, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Norfolk distances to largest Nebraska cities