Holsted is a town with a population of 3,118 (1 January 2013) and a former municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region of Southern Denmark on the Jutland peninsula in southwest Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 190 km², and had a total population of 6,965 (2005). Its last mayor was Carl Aaskov, a member of the Venstre (Liberal Party) political party.
On January 1, 2007, Holsted municipality ceased to exist due to Kommunalreformen ("The Municipality Reform" of 2007). It was merged with Brørup, Rødding, and Vejen municipalities to form the new Vejen municipality. This created a municipality with an area of 817 km² and a total population of 41,350 (2005).
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