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Hustad herad
Former Municipality
RegionWestern Norway
CountyMøre og Romsdal
Adm. CenterHustad
ISO 3166 codeNO-1550
Created fromBud in 1918
Merged intoFræna in 1964
Hustad is located in Møre og Romsdal
Location in Møre og Romsdal
Coordinates: 62°57′20″N 07°05′20″E / 62.95556°N 7.08889°E / 62.95556; 7.08889Coordinates: 62°57′20″N 07°05′20″E / 62.95556°N 7.08889°E / 62.95556; 7.08889
RegionWestern Norway
CountyMøre og Romsdal
MunicipalityFræna Municipality
 • Total0.25 km2 (0.10 sq mi)
Elevation[3]6 m (20 ft)
Population (2013)[2]
 • Total249
 • Density996/km2 (2,580/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code6433 Hustad

Hustad is a village (and former municipality) in Fræna Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It lies along the Hustadvika coastal area. The village of Hustad is located in the Nerland urban area which covers about 0.25 square kilometres (62 acres) and has a population (2013) of 249.[2]

Hustad is a thriving village with food stores, a bank, parking facilities, and several other businesses. Hustad has the Stemshest mountains to the east and there are five lakes nearby that are well-stocked with trout. There are also numerous hiking paths such as the Atlanterhavsveien just 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) away. Hustad Church is located in the village.


Hustad Municipality existed from 1918 until 1964 when it was merged into Fræna Municipality. The municipality encompassed most of the northern part of the present-day Fræna Municipality. The village of Hustad was the administrative centre of the municipality of Hustad.


View of Hustad Church, the main church for Hustad Municipality

On 1 July 1918, Bud Municipality was divided into two separate municipalities: Bud (western part) and Hustad (eastern part). The initial population of the new Hustad municipality was 2,062. On 1 January 1964, the municipalities of Hustad and Bud were both incorporated into Fræna municipality to the south, forming a new, larger Fræna Municipality. Prior to the merger, Hustad had a population of 2,196.[1][4]


  1. ^ a b Store norske leksikon. "Hustad – tidl. kommune i Møre og Romsdal" (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 2012-10-12. Retrieved 2010-11-11.
  2. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  3. ^ "Hustad" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-11-14.
  4. ^ Jukvam, Dag (1999). "Historisk oversikt over endringer i kommune- og fylkesinndelingen" (PDF) (in Norwegian). Statistisk sentralbyrå.