Norton is named for Eckstein Norton who was the head of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad.
Surrounding County Courthouses:
N – Wise County
E – Wise County
S – Wise County
W – Wise County
Independent City Created: 1954
Courthouse – Wise
The Circuit Court, General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court are housed in the Wise County Courthouse in Wise.
History: The independent city was created in 1954. The court is located in Wise.