Area: 15.2 sq miles (39.37 km²)
Population: 11,227 (2010)
The Norfolk MBTA commuter rail station is in Zone 5 and is located at 9 Rockwood Road.
Norfolk is a rural suburban town on the periphery of metropolitan Boston, located on an upper valley of the Charles River. Formerly known as North Wrentham, Norfolk broke away to become an independent town in 1870. The Norfolk Boomerang is Norfolk's weekly newspaper that was established in 2005. It is independently owned and operated. It is published on-line, for sale by subscription. It is the only media source that focuses on Norfolk and Norfolk only.