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Herøy is a municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is part of the Helgeland traditional region. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Silvalen. The municipality is located about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) west of the town of Sandnessjøen.
|• Preceded by||Alstahaug Municipality|
|• Mayor (2019)||Elbjørg Larsen (Ap)|
|• Total||64.46 km2 (24.89 sq mi)|
|• Land||63.89 km2 (24.67 sq mi)|
|• Water||0.57 km2 (0.22 sq mi) 0.9%|
|• Rank||#343 in Norway|
|• Rank||#290 in Norway|
|• Density||28.6/km2 (74/sq mi)|
|• Change (10 years)||+6.7%|
|• Norwegian form||Bokmål|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|ISO 3166 code||NO-1818|
The 64-square-kilometre (25 sq mi) municipality is the 343rd largest by area out of the 356 municipalities in Norway. Herøy is the 290th most populous municipality in Norway with a population of 1,825. The municipality's population density is 28.6 inhabitants per square kilometre (74/sq mi) and its population has increased by 6.7% over the previous 10-year period.