The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Piershil in the municipality of Korendijk.
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In 2001 the village of Piershil had 1185 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.24 km², and contained 477 residences. The statistical area "Piershil", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1570.
Piershil was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1984, when it became part of Korendijk.
- Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
- Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.
- Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. 
- J. Kuyper, Gemeente Atlas van Nederland, 1865-1870, "Piershil". Map of the former municipality in 1868.
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