From the first mention in 14. century its name was written Nagmihal, Nagy Mighali, Nagymyha. During the Turkish occupation of Hungary the town was destroyed several times. The citizens escaped to the swamp next to the village. In the flat area the following 23 hamlets are part of the settlement: Almási, Dobozi, Eperjes, Egyes, Farkas, Fáy, Fenduda, Gólyás, Gyékényes, Kisgólyás, Kisecsér, Kenyérváró, Kuper, Mák, Nagyecsér, Nagyház, Pillantó, Salamon, Sezárk, Szilvási, Szomolló, Telek, Teper és Zsindelyes. The Roman Catholic Church built in 1896 named by Saint Anne.