Norwalk (Connecticut)

Fairfield County


Norwalk is a city in Fairfield County in the U.S. state of Connecticut with 85 603 inhabitants ( 2010). The geographic coordinates are: 41.09 ° North, 73.42 ° West. The metropolitan area has a size of 94.1 km ². Norwalk has four railway stations: Rowayton, South Norwalk, East Norwalk, and Merritt 7, which are approached by the Metro North.




In Norwalk, there is the corporate headquarters of Xerox.

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Daniel Thomas Barry, NASA astronaut
  • Thaddeus Betts, politicians
  • Bill Bickford, Jazz Musicians
  • Jesse Bradford, actor
  • D. J. Caruso, director
  • Joe Coleman, painter
  • Edward Calvin Kendall, biochemists
  • Vince Mendoza, jazz musician, arranger and composer
  • Bob Miller, American football player
  • Horace Silver, Jazz pianist and composer
  • John Simon, rock producer, pianist and keyboardist
  • Abigail Thompson, mathematician
  • David Sloan Wilson, an evolutionary biologist