Steenwijk is a city in the Dutch province of Overijssel. It is located in the municipality of Steenwijkerland. It is the largest town of the municipality.
Steenwijk received city rights in 1327. In the Eighty Years' War (1568–1648) it was conquered by the Spaniards in 1581, but regained by the Dutch in 1592.
Steenwijk was a separate municipality until 2001, when it merged with Brederwiede and IJsselham. The new municipality was first named "Steenwijk", but was renamed in 2003 to "Steenwijkerland".
Railway Station: Steenwijk
View on the city centre from the St Clemens tower.
church: de Grote of Sint Clementuskerk
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Coordinates: 52°47′N 6°07′E / 52.783°N 6.117°E