Baars, Overijssel

Baars
Bridge over the railway near Baars (1913-1918)
Bridge over the railway near Baars (1913-1918)
Baars is located in Overijssel
Baars
Baars
Location in the Netherlands
Baars is located in Netherlands
Baars
Baars
Baars (Netherlands)
Coordinates: 52°48′50″N 6°05′14″E / 52.8139°N 6.0873°E / 52.8139; 6.0873Coordinates: 52°48′50″N 6°05′14″E / 52.8139°N 6.0873°E / 52.8139; 6.0873
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceOverijssel
MunicipalitySteenwijkerland
Area
[1]
 • Total2.12 km2 (0.82 sq mi)
Elevation
[2]
13 m (43 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total85
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8336[1]
Dialing code0521
WebsiteWittePaardenBaars.nl

Baars is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Overijssel. It is located in the municipality Steenwijkerland, about 4 km northwest of the town of Steenwijk.

It was first mentioned in 1340 as Baersdijc, and refers to a farm named Baers which is the Dutch word for the European perch.[3] It is a statistical entity,[1] and has its own postal code.[4] It used to have place name signs, but they have been removed again. The hamlet shares resources with neighbouring Witte Paarden [nl].[5]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 17 March 2022.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 8336KH". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 16 March 2022.
  3. ^ "Baars - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 17 March 2022.
  4. ^ "Postcode 8336 in Baars". Postcode bij adres (in Dutch). Retrieved 17 March 2022.
  5. ^ "Baars". Plaatsengids (in Dutch). Retrieved 17 March 2022.

External links

  • Official website with Witte Paarden (in Dutch)


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