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Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Norwood (Massachusetts)

NORWOOD, a town in Massachusetts in Norfolk co., 14 miles S. W. of Boston. It is on the New York, New Haven and Hartford railroad. It is an important industrial center and has canneries, iron foundries, and manufactories of leather goods, ink, and glue. There are also several important printing shops and book-binderies. It has a hospital, a Memorial Library and other important public buildings. Pop. (1910) 8,014; (1920), 12,627.