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The Louisiana state capital is Baton Rouge.
The population of Norco is approximately 3074 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,371 (1990), 1182 (2010).
The amount of land area in Norco is 6.597 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.126 sq kilometers.
The distance from Norco to Washington DC is 993 miles.
The distance to the Louisiana state capital is 52 miles. (as the crow flies)
Norco is positioned 30.00 degrees north of the equator and 90.40 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

The name came from the New Orleans Refinery Co, from an acronym of Norco. The town sprang from the sugar cane fields in 1916, as did the surrounding oil. Norco remained a company town for many years. As the 21st century began, Norco has evolved into more of a retirement area for former workers.
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