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Ever found yourself pondering how to pronounce Norfolk, CT? You’re not alone! Everyone from world-class musicians to local Norfolians find themselves in a tizzy over our town’s name. Is it ‘Nor-fork’ like a fork in the road, ‘Nor-folk’ like the folks around, or something completely different? 

Norfolk’s pronunciation has been a playful topic for centuries. With roots dating back to England, where it’s pronounced as ‘Norfuck,’ our American version has taken on its own life. From ‘Norfawk’ to ‘Norfick’ to ‘Norfeck,’ and even ‘Nahfuck,’ our town’s name has as many twists and turns as our scenic roads.

So, how do you say ‘Norfolk’?

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Town Pride You Can See & Wear!

Love our town’s quirky side? Grab your very own ‘Nor-Fork’ merchandise! From hats to tees, show off your Norfolk pride and maybe even spark a conversation or two about our town’s famous name.

Array of stylish 'NOR-Fork' branded hats on display at Berkshire Country Store in Norfolk, CT.

Remember, whether it's 'Nor-fork,' 'Nor-folk,' or 'Nor-whatever-you-like,' our doors at Berkshire Country Store are always open for you. Follow us on social media for poll results, laughs, and all things Norfolk!

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Yes, you can conveniently order online through our website. For an even easier ordering experience, download the Clover App available on the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store, and have your favorite items ready for pickup with just a few clicks!

We’re nestled in the heart of Norfolk, Connecticut, at 6 Station Pl, Norfolk, CT 06058. Visit our Contact Us page for a map and directions.

Yes, we offer a variety of gluten-free and vegan options to accommodate our customers’ dietary needs.

Yes, we have comfortable seating available for you to enjoy your meal right here in our cozy store setting.

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Yes, we have ample parking available for our customers right outside the store.

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