In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1341 (1341 Hegmuky, Hegmeg, 1427 Hegymeg). Originally, it was situated between Padarovce and Lukovištie. In 1566 it was completely destroyed by the Turks and later rebuilt at the current location.
The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia"
- Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1774-1873 (parish B)
- Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1767-1883 (parish B)
- Surnames of living people in Dolne Zahorany[permanent dead link]
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