„Past doesn't come back […] however doesn't die” – Shtetl of Działoszyce
Chmielnik is a town in Kielce County, Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, Poland. It has a population of 4,005 (2006), and lies in historic Lesser Poland. The name of the town is derived from hop. Chmielnik is home to a sports club Zenit, established in 1946.