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The Heart of Herkimer County

The town was permanently settled around 1787 after an abandoned effort in 1786. Norway was formed in 1792 immediately after the creation of Herkimer County. Norway was originally a very large town, and it was subsequently broken up, directly or indirectly, into about thirty-six new towns in several counties. In Herkimer County, the Towns of Fairfield (1796), Russia (1806), Ohio (1823), Wilmurt (now defunct), and Webb (1836) were made by dividing Norway. Part of Newport was taken from Norway in 1806. The creation of Oneida County, Lewis County, Clinton County, Hamilton County, and St. Lawrence County from Herkimer County accounts for the remaining towns derived from Norway. In 1825, the town's population was 1,168.


Supervisor - Judy Gokey / Town Clerk - Lora Grower / Codes Enforcer - Frank Ceneviva

Town Board - Scctt Crossett - Perry Siver - Craig Gillespie - Gary Snyder

Codes Enforcer - Frank Ceneviva / Planning Board Chair - Lauren Watson

Highway Superintendent - Howard Eaton



The Town of Norway, will participate in a joint meeting with The Town of Russia and Poland Fire Company. On June 20, 2017 @7 pm in the Town Of Russia office building.

Proceeding with the formation of a fire district.

By order of the Town of Norway Town Board

Lora Grower/ Town Clerk

June 6, 2017


Notice is hereby given; there will be a special joint meeting between the Town of Newport, Village of Newport and Town of Norway.

This meeting is strictly for the purpose of discussion of formation of a fire district.

This meeting will be held on June 6 2017 at 6 PM. The meeting will take place at 7370 RT 28 Newport, NY Newport Fire Company.

By order of the Town Board

Lora Grower/ Town Clerk

May 30, 2017

2017 Norway Tentative Tax Roll




Tentative Roll




Norway projects get boost from CB&I


2015 final roll


Tentative Roll



2014 Final Roll


Building Permit


The Officer Joseph D. Corr Foundation



We offer a discount to anyone that wants to take the defensive driving course online, $24.00 for the course and 30 days to complete.

10 pts off license and 10% off your insurance for each driver.



 Hardscrabble PILOT Payments -Year 1- Tax Year 2011

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Emergency Authorization

511NY Cross-Promotion

Norway Historical Society is Selling Afghan's “Old Barns of Norway” Click for Picture and more Info.

NHS calendar is now available – an all new selection of barns on the 2011 “Old Barns of Norway” calendar.