Norway, South Carolina facts for kids
|Norway, South Carolina|
Location of Norway, South Carolina
|• Total||0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)|
|• Land||0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||236 ft (72 m)|
|• Density||465.5/sq mi (179.7/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1249902|
Norway was laid out in 1891 when the railroad was extended to that point. A post office has been in operation at Norway since 1892. The town was so named in order to fit with the railroad's "Scandinavian" naming scheme; other such examples include Sweden, South Carolina and Denmark, South Carolina.
The Willow Consolidated High School was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.
Norway is located at(33.4497, -81.1260).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), of which, 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2) of it is land and 1.19% is water. Located on Hwy 321.
As of the census of 2000, there were 389 people, 153 households, and 104 families residing in the town. The population density was 465.5 people per square mile (178.8/km²). There were 164 housing units at an average density of 196.3 per square mile (75.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 50.39% White, 45.24% African American, 0.51% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.77% from other races, and 2.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.54% of the population.
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