The first written mention ( alder Mylen ) comes from the year 1455.
On the occasion of the North Rhine-Westphalian municipal area reform, which came into force on January 1, 1972, the village was separated from the municipality of Myhl and incorporated into the city of Hückelhoven.
The members of the Altmyhl eV chapel association, founded in 1930, built the St. Josef Chapel themselves , where masses have been read since 1933.
Kapellenverein Altmyhl eV from 1930
- Federal Statistical Office (ed.): Historical municipality directory for the Federal Republic of Germany. Name, border and key number changes in municipalities, counties and administrative districts from May 27, 1970 to December 31, 1982 . W. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart / Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1 , p. 307 .
- Website of the city of Hückelhoven
- Monuments in the city of Hückelhoven
- Churches and chapels in the city of Hückelhoven