First mentioned in 1389 as a village Rogosch ( Рогожь ) and later as a trading settlement called Stary Rogoschski Jam ( Старый Рогожский Ям ), the city was called since 1781 Bogorodsk ( Богородск ). In 1930 the city received its present name after the party official Viktor Pavlovich Nogin.
In 2004 the settlements Kowerschi and Jamskije Lessa were incorporated.
Noginsk is the seat of the Russian radio station Mayak. In addition, there is also a transmission facility for longwave broadcasting.
The city has a small tram network 13.7 km in length, built in 1923, in operation from 2 March 1924. Heading 20 cars. Since the commissioning of more than three million passengers were transported.
The wood processing industry is the main economic source of revenue, in the second place followed by agriculture ( supply proximity to Moscow).
In professional circles Noginsk is known for its training ground for international anti-terrorism exercises and disaster response. The last major international exercise involving ten NATO countries ( including Germany ) was held in September 2002.
A tram (type 71-608 ) in Noginsk
Sons and daughters of the town
- Pavel Alexandrov, mathematicians
- Vladimir Fortov, physicist, winner of the Max Planck Research Prize for Physics
- Yevgeny Jorkin, former ice hockey player
- Vyacheslav Kuljomin, hockey player
- Vladimir Serbski, psychiatrist, namesake for the Moscow Serbski Institute for Forensic Psychiatry