Hallormsstaður, a manor farm in its time. Church till 1895, parsonage till 1880. Domestic science school founded in 1930, still in use, now as an annex of Menntaskólinn á Egilsstöðum (Egilsstaðir College), in cooperation with which they graduate students on the Domestic Science line. The compulsory level school for the area is also there, and a music school. Hallormsstaður is the main centre of the Forestry Service. Birthplace of Guðmundur Magnússon (1741–98), who lived most of his life abroad and published ancient literature, e.g. the first volume of the Sæmundar–Edda, 1787, in Latin translation, with notes and vocabulary. He also translated Egils saga into Latin, wrote an Icelandic–Latin dictionary, published a play by Terentius, 1780, and other works. Hotel.