Johannes de Doperkerk
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Vledder in the municipality of Westerveld.
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Prehistoric settlements have been found in the area. Officially, the village of Vledder was started approximately in the year 500 AD. Situated in a desolate region, the village grew slowly. Around 900 AD seven farms were part of the community. In 1300 this number had risen to 20, at the end of the sixteenth century the farms numbered 29.
Vledder was a separate municipality between 1819 and 1998, when it became a part of Westerveld.
In 2001, the village of Vledder had 1804 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.73 km², and contained 822 residences. The statistical area "Vledder", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 2000.
The village contains a museum of fake art, and a museum of contemporary prints and glass.
- CBS Statline
- Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. 
- 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.
- Museum of Fake Art and Museum Contemporary Prints & Glass
- J. Kuyper, Gemeente Atlas van Nederland, 1865-1870, "Vledder". Map of the former municipality in 1868.
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