Barneveld (pronunciation (help·info)) is a municipality in the province of Gelderland in the center of the Netherlands. It is known for its poultry industry and large Protestant community. The municipality had a population of 57,971 in 2019, out of which 33,800 (2018) lived in the town itself.
Church in Barneveld
Location in Gelderland
|• Body||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Asje van Dijk (CDA)|
|• Total||176.69 km2 (68.22 sq mi)|
|• Land||175.96 km2 (67.94 sq mi)|
|• Water||0.73 km2 (0.28 sq mi)|
|Elevation||10 m (30 ft)|
|• Density||329/km2 (850/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
3770–3785, 3794, 3886
|Area code||0342, 0577|
Barneveld is estimated to be over 800 years old. This estimation is based on a text from 1174 in which a Wolfram van Barneveld is named.
- Jan van Schaffelaar (ca.1445–1482) a cavalry officer in the duchy of Guelders
- Hendrik Jansen van Barrefelt (ca.1520–ca.1594) a weaver, a Christian mystic and author
- Jan Everts Bout (1601/1602 – 1671) an early Dutch settler in the New Netherland
- Jacobus Kapteyn FRS FRSE LLD (1851–1922) a Dutch astronomer
- Eduard Daniël van Oort (1876–1933) a Dutch ornithologist
- Simeon Gottfried Albert Doorenbos (1891–1980) a Dutch horticulturist, Director of The Hague Parks Department 1927/1957
- Chris van Veen (1922–2009) a Dutch politician and trade association executive
- Hans Van de Bovenkamp (born 1938 in Garderen) a Dutch-born American sculptor
- Conny van Bentum (born 1965) a female former butterfly and freestyle swimmer, three time Olympic relay team medallist
- Alfred Schreuder (born 1972) a Dutch football manager and former player with over 350 club caps
- Johan Jansen (born 1989) a Dutch professional football goalkeeper, 226 club caps with GVVV
- "College van B&W" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Barneveld. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
- "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
- "Postcodetool for 3771ER". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
- "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
- Barneveld in Cijfers