View on 's-Heerenbroek
View on 's-Heerenbroek
's-Heerenbroek is located in Overijssel
Location in the Netherlands
's-Heerenbroek is located in Netherlands
's-Heerenbroek (Netherlands)
Coordinates: 52°32′21″N 6°0′45″E / 52.53917°N 6.01250°E / 52.53917; 6.01250Coordinates: 52°32′21″N 6°0′45″E / 52.53917°N 6.01250°E / 52.53917; 6.01250
 • Total3.94 km2 (1.52 sq mi)
1 m (3 ft)
 • Total670
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code0546

's-Heerenbroek is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. It is located in the municipality of Kampen, about 5 km west of Zwolle. It has a school, the Prinses Julianaschool, which was founded in 1909. There was formerly a milk factory which was well known in the municipality of Kampen.[3]

It was first mentioned in 1364 as "myns Heren brueck", and means "the swamp of the Lord". The Lord is a reference to the Prince-Bishop of Utrecht.[4] In 1840, it was home to 161 people.[5] Since 2010, it is home to museum De Kroon, the smallest museum in Overijssel which is located in the shed of former inn De Kroon.[6]

Notable people

  • Jan Pelleboer (1924–1992), meteorologist and weather presenter[7]


  1. ^ a b c "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 18 March 2022.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 8275AA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 18 March 2022.
  3. ^ ANWB Topografische Atlas Nederland, Topografische Dienst and ANWB, 2005.
  4. ^ "Heerenbroek - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 18 March 2022.
  5. ^ "'s-Heerenbroek". Plaatsengids (in Dutch). Retrieved 18 March 2022.
  6. ^ "Museum". Sheerenbroek.info (in Dutch). Retrieved 18 March 2022.
  7. ^ "Jan Pelleboer". Beeld en Geluid (in Dutch). Retrieved 18 March 2022.

External links

  • Media related to 's-Heerenbroek at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official site (in Dutch)

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