NORWOOD, a city of Hamilton county, Ohio, U.S.A., adjoining Cincinnati on the N.E. Pop. (1900), 6480, of whom 718 were foreign-born. It is served by the Baltimore & Ohio South Western and the Cincinnati, Lebanon and Northern railways, and by interurban electric railways. Norwood has various manufactures, but as one of the hill suburbs of Cincinnati it is primarily a place of residence. It has a Carnegie library (a branch of the public library of Cincinnati) and a Catholic maternity hospital. Norwood, originally called Sharpsburg, was settled about 1798, laid out as a town in 1873, incorporated as a village in 1888, and chartered as a city in 1903.
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