From the community center Mysen is about. 70 km til Oslo. Moss Airport Rygge is only about an hour's drive. There is rather good communication external to Eidsberg and the E-18 is the central main road between Oslo and Stockholm.

The municipality consists of the villages Eidsberg, Trømborg, Slitu, Hærland and the town of Mysen. 

The annual exhibition Momarkedet is organised in cooperation with the Red Cross..People from all over Eastern Norway are visting Mysen and Momarkedet during the 5 days the market is open. 

Prior Herland is the largest company in Indre Østfold with over 400 employees and plans for further growth.

There are many exciting historical sites from the Middle Ages, with several churches, castle ruins, Håkon Håkonssons birthplace in Folkenborg museum and many memories of pilgrimage. There is also a fortress from 1918 called Fort Høytorp with nice hiking options and many exciting activities.