Vågsøy is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Nordfjord. The municipality's administrative center is the town Måløy. Vågsøy is also the name of the main island in the municipality with an area of 64 square kilometres (25 sq mi). Other villages in Vågsøy include: Bryggja, Degnepoll, Holvik, Kvalheim, Langenes, Raudeberg, Refvik, Silda, Tennebø, Totland, Vedvik, and Vågsvåg.
In 1906, the sub-parish (sokn) of Vågsøy, then part of the Selje parish (prestegjeld), was divided into two sub-parishes: Nord-Vågsøy and Sør-Vågsøy within the municipality of Selje. This divided Selje into three parts. Then, on 1 January 1910, the municipality of Selje was split into three separate municipalities: Nord-Vågsøy (population: 1,111); Sør-Vågsøy (population: 1,517); and Selje (population: 3,367).