Population (1 Jan 2003): 14.458; area: 12,62 km². Settlements: Voorhout,
Piet Gijzenbrug (part), Teijlingen.
Flag adopted 16 Mar 1972 by municipal resolution.
Description: three equally wide horizontal stripes of white and blue
with overall towards the hoist a red St. Andrew's cross.
On 1 January 2006 Voorhout merged with Sassenheim
and Warmond to form the new municipality of
Jarig Bakker, 15 Jan 2008
Voorhout Coat of Arms
Civic Arms :http://www.ngw.nl/ Granted 7 Oct 1818 - this is the Coat of Arms of the Voorhout-family