Bygdsiljum is located in Västerbotten county, in the north of Sweden, approximately half way between the towns of Skellefteå (50 minute drive) and Umeå (60 minute drive). The village is situated at the outlet of the largest lake in Västerbotten and is surrounded by nature.

The population of Bygdsiljum is approximately 350 and there are about 110 houses, some of which are available to rent through Bygdsiljum Utveckling (BUAB). If you're interested in getting on the waiting list, you can email BUAB by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The village has everything you will need on a day to day basis. There is an ICA in the village that acts as the chemist, post office and off-license (weekly deliveries from Systembolaget), a café, famous for homemade ice cream and mini golf, with impressive lake views and coming soon or maybe already here, depending on when you are reading this, little boat houses on the lake that you will be able to rent out to spend a night or two.

In the summer there are also the ability to Bygdsiljumsbacken is Sweden's largest coastal ski resort and is famous throughout the land as the first place that a Daffy was performed in Sweden. When the snow melts and the ground has some time to dry, the hill turns itself into a bike park for the summer months. Those crazy enough or born in the 80's, can rent a mountain bike and ride it down a hill. Insurance not included!

The village has a school for children up to 6th grade, day care for younger children and a church.

It's often also said that Bygdsiljum has more jobs than people and that it's always sunny. One of those is true. Some of the companies in Bygdsiljum include Martinsons, Umesläp and BVS Rör.

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