The municipality of Hustad was established on 1 January 1907 when the old municipality of Inderøy was divided into three: Inderøy, Røra, and Hustad. The initial population of Hustad was 732. In 1912, the name was changed to Sandvollan. On 1 January 1962, the municipality was merged with Røra and Inderøy to form a new, larger municipality of Inderøy. Prior to the merger, the population of Sandvollan was 750.