Rútsstaðir

Rútsstaðir, a farm, birthplace of the Rev. Helgi Hálfdánarson (1826–1894), later the headmaster of the Theological college. He was a respected writer, historian and hymn–­writer. His son was Bishop Jón Helgason (1866–1942) who was born at Garðar on Álfta­nes near Reykjavík.