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Norwalk is a small city in Fairfield County, Connecticut. It covers 36.3 sq mi (94 sq km) and has a population of 86,000 (2011 estimate). Norwalk is in the Eastern Time Zone, which is 5 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-5), and four hours behind during Daylight Saving Time in summer.

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The name Norwalk is said to have been derived from the indigenous Algonquian tribe which called it Naramauke. It is also believed to have come from the Algonquian word "noyank" meaning "point of land". Norwalk experiences hot, humid summers and cold snowny winters. The hottest month is July, when the average high temperature reaches 84°F (28.9°C). Coldest month is January, with average low temperature of 19°F (-7.2°C). Rain is fairly evenly spread throughout the year.

Norwalk traces its beginnings to 1640, when the land was bought by Roger Ludlow. The town of Norwalk was chartered in 1651. The town was the site of skirmishes between the British and the settlers, leading to the creation of the song "Yankee Doodle", whose lyrics were created by the British supposedly to mock the disheveled attire of the Connecticut troops. The song has however become a patriotic song in the United States, and even the state anthem of Connecticut.

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A popular industry of Norwalk today is oyster farming. The industry peaked in the late 19th century, when Norwalk had the biggest fleet of oyster boats in the world.

Visiting Norwalk, Connecticut

Interstate 95 is the main highway connecting Norwalk to the rest of the country. Airports in the vicinity include the Westchester County Airport, Tweed-New Haven Airport, Stewart International Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport and Laguardia Airport.

Places of Interest in Norwalk, Connecticut

  1. Lockwood Mathews Mansion Museum
  2. Maritime Aquarium
  3. Norwalk Museum
  4. Rowayton Arts Center
  5. Silvermine Guild Art Center
  6. SoNo Switch Tower Museum
  7. Sound Navigation

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