Norwood. 1 Town (1990 pop. 28,700), Norfolk co., E Mass.; settled 1678, set off from Dedham and Walpole and inc. 1872. Chiefly residential, its industries include printing and publishing and the manufacture of plastics, apparel, computer software, and electronic equipment. 2 City (1990 pop. 23,674), Hamilton co., SW Ohio, a suburb of Cincinnati; settled early 1800s, inc. 1888. Machinery is manufactured.
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