Oldeholtpade

Oldeholtpade (West Frisian: Aldeholtpea) is a village in Weststellingwerf in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands. It had a population of around 1,020 in 2017.[3]

Oldeholtpade
Village
Oldeholtpade
Oldeholtpade
Location in Weststellingwerf municipality
Location in Weststellingwerf municipality
Oldeholtpade is located in Friesland
Oldeholtpade
Oldeholtpade
Location in the Netherlands
Oldeholtpade is located in Netherlands
Oldeholtpade
Oldeholtpade
Oldeholtpade (Netherlands)
Coordinates: 52°53′34″N 6°2′58″E / 52.89278°N 6.04944°E / 52.89278; 6.04944Coordinates: 52°53′34″N 6°2′58″E / 52.89278°N 6.04944°E / 52.89278; 6.04944
CountryNetherlands Netherlands
ProvinceFriesland Friesland
MunicipalityWeststellingwerf Weststellingwerf
Area
 • Total9.89 km2 (3.82 sq mi)
Elevation1.7 m (5.6 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total1,045
 • Density110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Postal code
8474[1]
Dialing code0561

The village was first mentioned in 1204 as "Holenpathe juxta Liennam1", and means "old low-lying path". Olde (old) has been added to distinguish from Nijeholtpade.[4] Oldeholtpade is a road village which developed along the Wolvega to Oosterwolde road. The Dutch Reformed church was built in 1545 to replace a church from 1204. The tower was built in 1608.[5]

Oldeholtpade was home to 407 people in 1840.[6]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2 April 2022.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 8474AA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 2 April 2022.
  3. ^ Villages - Weststellingwerf municipality (in Dutch)
  4. ^ "Oldeholtpade - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 2 April 2022.
  5. ^ Ronald Stenvert & Sabine Broekhoven (2000). "Oldeholtpade" (in Dutch). Zwolle: Waanders. ISBN 90 400 9476 4. Retrieved 2 April 2022.
  6. ^ "Oldeholtpade". Plaatsengids (in Dutch). Retrieved 2 April 2022.

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