Schellinkhout (West Frisian: Skellinkhout) is a very small town located in the municipality of Drechterland, North Holland at the border of the IJsselmeer, about 3 km southeast of Hoorn in West-Frisia. It received city rights in 1402.

Schellinkhout, St. Martinus church

Schellinkhout was a separate municipality until 1970, when it was merged with Venhuizen.[1]

The meandering main road (Dorpsweg) counts 33 corners[2]

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  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2011.
  2. ^ "De geschiedenis van het West-Friese dorp Schellinkhout". Retrieved 2016-01-28.

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Coordinates: 52°38′N 5°07′E / 52.633°N 5.117°E / 52.633; 5.117