Lipovec is a village and municipality in Martin District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia.
In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1395.
The municipality lies at an altitude of 380 metres and covers an area of 12.756km². It has a population of about 844 people.
Coordinates: 49°07′40″N 18°55′30″E / 49.12778°N 18.92500°E / 49.12778; 18.92500