Fosser

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Fosser
Village
Fosser is located in Akershus
Fosser
Fosser
Location in Akershus
Coordinates: 59°49′N 11°29′E / 59.817°N 11.483°E / 59.817; 11.483Coordinates: 59°49′N 11°29′E / 59.817°N 11.483°E / 59.817; 11.483
Country Norway
County Akershus
District Romerike
Municipality Aurskog-Høland
Area
 • Total 0.71 km2 (0.27 sq mi)
Population (2007)[1]
 • Total 578
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 1963

Fosser is a village in the municipality of Aurskog-Høland, Norway. Its population (2007) is 578. Fosser had a station on the Urskog-Hølandsbanen from the opening of the Hølandsbanen in 1898 and until the line was closed down in 1960.

The village derives its name from the local waterfall (waterfall = foss in Norwegian). The waterfall flows from the lake "Øversjøen" into "Fossersjøen" this lake is locally known for large Pike.