|— Former Municipality —|
|• Total||43 km2 (17 sq mi)|
|Split from||Herad in 1893|
|Merged into||Farsund in 1965|
Spind is a village and a former municipality in Vest-Agder county in Norway. It is located on the Spind peninsula in the western part of the present-day municipality of Farsund. The peninsula lies between the Lygndalsfjord and the Rosfjord.
The municipality of Spind was established on 17 October 1893 when it was split from the municipality of Herad. At the time of its establishment, Spind had 1,410 inhabitants. On 1 July 1916, a small part of the neighboring municipality of Austad (population: 4) was transferred to Spind. On 1 January 1965, Spind (population: 606) was incorporated into a new, enlarged Farsund municipality along with neighboring municipalities of Herad and Lista.
- "Spind" (in Norwegian). Store norske leksikon. Retrieved 2009-11-09.
- Rygh, Oluf (1912). Norske gaardnavne: Lister og Mandals amt (in Norwegian) (9 ed.). Kristiania, Norge: W. C. Fabritius & sønners bogtrikkeri. p. 213.
- Jukvam, Dag (1999). Historisk oversikt over endringer i kommune- og fylkesinndelingen (PDF) (in Norwegian). Statistisk sentralbyrå.