In 1977, Eindhout was incorporated into Laakdal.
In 1977, Veerle and Vorst merged into the new municipality of Laakdal.
Nearby towns include Laakdal (Vorst 1.1km, Veerle 1.7km, Eindhout 2.8km and Varendonk 3.7km), Tessenderlo 6km, Westerlo 6.4km (Tongerlo 7.1km, Zoerle-Parwijs 9.2km and Oevel 9.5km), Meerhout 7.6km, Scherpenheuvel-Zichem 8.1km (Averbode 6.2km, Testelt 8.8km and Zichem 9km), Herselt 9.3km, Geel 9.3km (Oosterlo 3.5km and Zammel 4.5km) and Diest 11.1km (Deurne 8km and Molenstede 8.5km)
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