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Norwood, MA Town Information

Norwood is a town and census-designated place in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. Norwood is part of the Greater Boston area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 28,602. The town was named after Norwood, England. Norwood is on the Neponset River,[1] which runs all the way to Boston Harbor from Foxborough.


A large cluster of automobile dealerships on Route 1 is known as the Norwood "Automile". The concept of having competing dealerships join together to publicize the "Automile" as an automobile shopping center was largely the work of Ernie Boch, famous in the Boston area for his ads urging people to "Come on down!


On University Avenue, Norwood is the home office of semiconductor company Analog Devices, Inc as well as medical software provider MEDITECH. An Online Trading Academy center is also located in Norwood


Source: Wikipedia


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