Norwalk is among the ranks of America's leading cities in the digital economy. Google's eCity Awards recognized Norwalk as the strongest online business community in Connecticut. Norwalk, is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States, located in the New York metropolitan area. The estimated population of the city was 85,853 in 2012. Norwalk ranks sixth on the List of municipalities of Connecticut by population.
The city of Norwalk, located in Fairfield County, is in the southernmost part of the state on the Long Island Sound. Settlers from Massachusetts purchased the land in two separate transactions in 1640 and 1641. The first homesteaders arrived from Hartford in 1649 and incorporated as a town in 1651. This early community grew flax and hemp and raised cows. During the Revolutionary War British forces under General Tryon nearly destroyed the entire town. By 1880, oyster farming dominated local industry and Norwalk had the largest fleet of steam-powered oyster boats in the world. In 1893 the town reincorporated as a city and consolidated in 1913 to the city we know today.
Norwalk's Website Available Through the GoNorwalkCT Mobile App
Whether you are searching Restaurant Ratings as you stroll through SoNo, setting a reminder for the next Board of Education meeting, or wondering whether your local Norwalk beach is open for swimming, Norwalk has the app for you. Download the free GoNorwalkCT mobile app to access the city's website content quickly and easily from your phone or other mobile device.
Use the GoNorwalkCT mobile app to access online information like agendas and meeting minutes, news and announcements, the city calendar, recreation and parks information, and other city departments. You can also go to several Health Department resources directly, including restaurant ratings, walking routes, beach and shellfish information, tips for maintaining a healthy home, and vaccination information. The GoNorwalkCT app also gives NorWalkers an opportunity to sign up for Emergency Alerts and push notifications for all the city's breaking news.
Download this free app from the Apple Store or Google Play. Just search for "GoNorwalkCT" at your app store.