Toivakka in a nutshell


Toivakka is located on the east side of Lake Päijänne. Distance from Jyväskylä is about 35 km and takes less than 30 minutes by car via Route 4.

Distance: Mikkeli 97 km, Kuopio 142 km, Lahti 142 km, Helsinki 242 km

By bus      Express bus stops: Kirkonkylä, Viisarimäki stop on Route 4 
By train    Nearest train stations: Lievestuore 22 km, Jyväskylä 35 km
By air       Tikkakoski airport 53 km
By boat    Leppävesi Marina has a mooring spot and two buoys for visitors


Founded in 1910
Population: 2472
Languages: Finnish 99,3%, others 0,7% 
Population by age: 0-14 years 19,8%, 15-64 years 55,9%, over 64 years 24,3%
Industries: primary 7,5%, processing 27,1%, services 63,3%, other 2,1%
Area: 413,94 km² of which 52,50 km² are water areas
1090 households and 1108 vacation homes 
12 lively villages: Haukanmaa, Heiska, Huikko, Humalamäki, Kankainen, Kirkonkylä, Nisula, Paloskylä, Ruuhimäki, Taka-Toivakka, Vihijärvi, Viisarimäki