Oostwoud (West Frisian: Oôstwoud) is a village in the municipality of Medemblik, in the Dutch province of North Holland, The Netherlands / Holland.
In 1396, Oostwoud is mentioned as Oestwoude and in 1639 as Oosterwout. The place name refers to the fact that the place is located east of a forest. Older residential traces were also found near Oostwoud in 1962, when burial mounds with settlement traces were found. These burial mounds dated back to the Middle Bronze Age and settlement traces of the Klokbeker Culture were also found.
There used to be a railway station in Oostwoudse part of the Broerdijk, this was the Midwoud-Oostwoud railway station and it was situated on the Hoorn-Medemblik line (now a museum line, the steam tram). The station was opened on 3 November 1887 and officially closed on 5 January 1941. The station building was a low oblong building.