Parish Listing Norway

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Parish List

Knowing which parish your ancestors came from is vital to Norwegian research. The parish listing has been divided into subsections due to the size of each file. Each list is alphabetically organized according to the modern Norwegian standard which is:

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z, Æ, Ø, Å.


The Norwegian government announced on December 20, 2017 that community names and boundaries will be changing effective 2020:

Granvin and Voss will combine and become Voss

Fjell, Sund and Øygarden will combine and become Øygarden

Jondal, Odda and Ullensvang will combine and become Ullensvang

Balestrand, Leikanger and Sogndal will combine and become Sogndal

Fusa and Os will combine and become Bjørnafjorden

Eid and Selje will combine and become Stad

Flora and Vågsøy will combine and become Kinn

Førde, Naustdal, Gaular and Jølster will combine and become Sunnfjord

(This information was submitted by Gordon Collett through Conversations in FamilySearch)