Namsos is a town and the administrative center of Namsos municipality in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. It is located where the river of Namsen flows into Namsenfjorden. Namsos received township in 1846. In 1940, the town was bombed in the Namsos Campaign. The town was the terminus of the Namsos Line and is served by Namsos Airport, Høknesøra. County Road 17 runs through the town, which is also the location of Namsos Hospital. The 4.5-square-kilometre (1,100-acre) town has a population (2013) of 8,282; giving the town a population density of 1,840 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,800 /sq mi).
Coordinates: 64°28′01″N 11°29′38″E / 64.467°N 11.494°E