Hessisch Oldendorf is a town in the Hamelin-Pyrmont district, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Weser, approx. 10 km northwest of Hamelin. The adjective "Hessisch" is used since 1905, to distinguish it from other towns named Oldendorf. Hessisch Oldendorf was part of Landgraviate of Hessen-Kassel from 1640 until 1932.
|• Mayor||Harald Krueger (SPD)|
|• Total||120.39 km2 (46.48 sq mi)|
|Elevation||62 m (203 ft)|
|• Density||150/km2 (390/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
- Heinrich Beerbom (1892-1980), mayor, city manager and honorary citizen of Bramsche
- Wilhelm Beisner (1911-?), German SD and SS- Guide and arms dealer, agent
- Otto Deppmeyer (born 1947), politician (CDU), Member of Landtag
- Richard Krentzlin (1864-1956), died in Hessisch Oldendorf, piano teacher and composer
- Heinrich Krone (1895-1989), politician (Centre Party, CDU) Member of the Reichstag, Member of the Bundestag
- Ilske Laginges (-1558), the first victim of the Witch-hunt process
- Konrad Schlüsselburg (1543-1619), German Lutheran theologian
- Gustav Süß (1823-1881), born in Rumbeck, painter and author of children's books
- Hans Peter Thul (1948), politicians (CDU) Member of Landtag and Bundestag
- Karl Ludwig August Heino von Münchausen (1759-1836) officer in the American Revolutionary War and poet
- Ludolph Münchausen (1570-1640), known as the scholar, collected at the time the largest and most famous library in Northern Germany
- Albert Wehrhahn (1848-1942), born in Oldendorf, school official in Hannover, a pioneer of the Special education, local historian, honorary citizen of Hessisch Oldendorf
- Ludwig Wessel (1879-1922), Protestant Pastor of St. Nicolai Church in Berlin
- Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen, LSN-Online Regionaldatenbank, Tabelle 12411: Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes, Stand 31. Dezember 2018.
- Niedersächsisches Jahrbuch für Landesgeschichte, Band 45, Hildesheim 1973, S. 149–151.
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