Heskestad

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Heskestad
Village
View of the historic railway station in Heskestad
View of the historic railway station in Heskestad
Heskestad is located in Rogaland
Heskestad
Heskestad
Heskestad is located in Norway
Heskestad
Heskestad
Location in Rogaland county
Coordinates: 58°29′52″N 06°21′33″E / 58.49778°N 6.35917°E / 58.49778; 6.35917Coordinates: 58°29′52″N 06°21′33″E / 58.49778°N 6.35917°E / 58.49778; 6.35917
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Rogaland
District Dalane
Municipality Lund
Elevation[1] 194 m (636 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 4463 Ualand

Heskestad is a village in Lund municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The village is located in the western part of Lund, along the European route E39 highway and the Sørlandet Line, about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) northwest of the village of Moi. Heskestad Station is a now-closed railway station located in the village.

Heskestad is also a parish in the Church of Norway. Heskestad Church, dating back to 1904, is located in the village and it is the church for the parish, serving the western part of Lund.

Heskestad was the administrative centre of the municipality of Heskestad which existed from 1838 until 1965.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Heskestad, Lund (Rogaland)" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2016-07-22. 
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Heskestad" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2016-07-22.