|Population (1 January 2009)||5,250|
Archaeological finds indicate that the area around Zetten and the neighbouring village of Herveld was inhabited in the Roman era. The area was located on the border of the Empire and the area inhabited by Germanic tribes.
It is located between two rivers, on slightly higher ground, such that is was less often flooded in times when no dykes were present.
Six inhabitants of Zetten lost their lives in floodings of the Betuwe in 1809.
Zetten had a population of 510 in 1840. By 1872, the population had grown to 1096, and in 1890 there were 1563 inhabitants. On 2007-01-01, Zetten had 5,209 inhabitants.
Public swimming pool in Zetten: http://www.deleygraaf.nl/
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