Skedsmo is a municipality in Akershus county, Norway. It is a part of the traditional place of Romerike. The administrative centre of the municipality is the city of Lillestrom. About one third of the municipal population lives in Lillestrom. Other vital towns are Skedsmokorset, Skjetten and Strommen. A smaller settlement adjacent Lillestrom is Kjeller. The neighborhood newspaper is Romerikes Blad. The paper comes out daily. The municipality is named after the antique Skedsmo farm, since the first church become built right here. The first element is the genitive case of skeio because of this "running song for horse racing" and the last detail is mor which means that "heath" or "moor". Skedsmo was installed as a municipality on 1 January 1838.
Lorenskog and Lillestrom become separated from Skedsmo as municipalities of their own on 1 January 1908. Lillestrom changed into, however, merged lower back into the municipality of Skedsmo on 1 January 1962. In this location, the tribe of Raumas fought against King Olav Haraldsson, client saint of Norway, in 1028. The vicinity has become an important part of Norway's business history. Strommens Vaerksted constructed the country's first trains, at Kjeller airplanes were built as much as World War II, the sawmills at Lillestrom processed lumber from the extremely good forests, and some of different entreprises were essential.