Hustad

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Hustad is also a former name of Sandvollan municipality
Hustad herad
Former Municipality
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Møre og Romsdal
Municipality ID NO-1550
Adm. Center Hustad
Created from Bud in 1918
Merged into Fræna in 1964
Hustad
Village
Hustad is located in Møre og Romsdal
Hustad
Hustad
Location in Møre og Romsdal
Coordinates: 62°57′20″N 07°05′20″E / 62.95556°N 7.08889°E / 62.95556; 7.08889Coordinates: 62°57′20″N 07°05′20″E / 62.95556°N 7.08889°E / 62.95556; 7.08889
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Møre og Romsdal
District Romsdal
Municipality Fræna Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 0.25 km2 (0.10 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 6 m (20 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 249
 • Density 996/km2 (2,580/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 6433 Hustad

Hustad is a village (and former municipality) in Fræna Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It lies along the Hustadvika coastal area. The village of Hustad is located in the Nerland urban area which covers about 0.25 square kilometres (62 acres) and has a population (2013) of 249.[1]

Hustad is a thriving village with food stores, a bank, parking facilities, and several other businesses. Hustad has the Stemshest mountains to the east and there are five lakes nearby that are well-stocked with trout. There are also numerous hiking paths such as the Atlanterhavsveien just 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) away. Hustad Church is located in the village.

Municipality[edit]

Hustad Municipality existed from 1918 until 1964 when it was merged into Fræna Municipality. The municipality encompassed most of the northern part of the present-day Fræna Municipality. The village of Hustad was the administrative centre of the municipality of Hustad.

History[edit]

View of Hustad Church, the main church for Hustad Municipality

On 1 July 1918, Bud Municipality was divided into two separate municipalities: Bud (western part) and Hustad (eastern part). The initial population of the new Hustad municipality was 2,062. On 1 January 1964, the municipalities of Hustad and Bud were both incorporated into Fræna municipality to the south, forming a new, larger Fræna Municipality. Prior to the merger, Hustad had a population of 2,196.[3][4]

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