Catholic church in Warmenhuizen
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Warmenhuizen in the former municipality of Harenkarspel.
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In 2001, the town of Warmenhuizen had 4,925 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 1.5 km², and contained 1812 residences. The statistical area "Warmenhuizen", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 5940.
An agricultural community. The area surrounding the town produces mainly dairy products, cabbage/potatoes, and hot house flowers. Mainly a Roman Catholic community featuring two churches, an old Protestant one, fallen into disuse, built in 16th century and a more modern Roman Catholic church constructed in the early 20th century.
Notable people born in Warmenhuizen
- Pieter Jacob Albrecht Adriani, (1879-1974),
- Sjouke Westra (1907–1993)
- Joop Klant (1915-1994)
- Guus Sötemann (1920-2002)
- Klaas Boot (1927–2003)
- Wilfred Klaver (1963)
- Matthé Pronk (1974)
- Maarten van der Weijden (1981)
- Jos Pronk (1983)
- Marco van Duin, (1987)
- Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
- Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.
- Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
- J. Kuyper, Gemeente Atlas van Nederland, 1865-1870, "Warmenhuizen". Map of the former municipality, around 1868.
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