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=== '''History'''  ===
 
=== '''History'''  ===
  
Information about when the county was created. Geographical location, what Landskap it belongs to, and the neighboring counties in context to family history research.  
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Värmland County was created in 1779 from the earlier Närkes och Värmlands County. Närke och Värmland County existed as a county between 1634 and 1779. Before 1634 Värmland was a province known as [[Värmland Province, Sweden|Värmland Province]].  
  
The letter county code for Värmland is: S  
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Värmland county&nbsp;borders&nbsp;Norway to the west, Kopparberg to&nbsp;the north, Västmanland and Örebro to the east, and Skaraborg and Älvsborg to the south.&nbsp;
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The [[Swedish County Letters|county letter]] for Värmland is: S  
  
 
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*Databases for Värmland Research<br>
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*Databases for Värmland Research<br>  
 
*Gazetteers  
 
*Gazetteers  
*Genealogical Societies
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*[[Genealogical Societies in Värmland, Sweden|Genealogical Societies]]
  
 
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*1890 parish map at: http://www.foark.umu.se/folk/s/karta.htm
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*Värmland Word List
 
*Värmland Word List
  
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=== Districts  ===
 
=== Districts  ===
  
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*Karlstads härad  
 
*Karlstads härad  
 
*Kils härad  
 
*Kils härad  
*Nordmarks härad**
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*Ölme härad
 
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== Parishes  ==
 
== Parishes  ==
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*[[Alster parish, Sweden|Alster]]  
 
*[[Alster parish, Sweden|Alster]]  
*Arvika  
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*[[Arvika Landsförsamling (Västra) parish, Sweden|Arvika (Lands-)]]
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*[[Arvika Stadsförsamling (Östra) parish, Sweden|Arvika (Stads-)]]
 
*[[Bjurtjärn parish, Sweden|Bjurtjärn]]  
 
*[[Bjurtjärn parish, Sweden|Bjurtjärn]]  
 
*[[Blomskog parish, Sweden|Blomskog]]  
 
*[[Blomskog parish, Sweden|Blomskog]]  
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*[[Ekshärad parish, Sweden|Ekshärad]]  
 
*[[Ekshärad parish, Sweden|Ekshärad]]  
 
*[[Eskilsäter parish, Sweden|Eskilsäter]]  
 
*[[Eskilsäter parish, Sweden|Eskilsäter]]  
*Filipstad  
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*[[Färnebo parish, Sweden|Filipstad (Lands-)]]
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*[[Filipstad Stadsförsamling parish, Sweden|Filipstad (Stads-)]]
 
*[[Forshaga parish, Sweden|Forshaga]]  
 
*[[Forshaga parish, Sweden|Forshaga]]  
 
*[[Frykerud parish, Sweden|Frykerud]]  
 
*[[Frykerud parish, Sweden|Frykerud]]  
*[[Fryksände parish, Sweden|Fryksände]]
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*[[Fryksände parish, Sweden|Fryksände]]
*[[Färnebo parish, Sweden|Färnebo]]
 
*[[Värmland: Gillberga parish, Sweden|Gillberga]]
 
  
 
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*[[Färnebo parish, Sweden|Färnebo]]
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*[[Värmland: Gillberga parish, Sweden|Gillberga]]
 
*[[Glava parish, Sweden|Glava]]  
 
*[[Glava parish, Sweden|Glava]]  
 
*[[Grava parish, Sweden|Grava]]  
 
*[[Grava parish, Sweden|Grava]]  
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*[[Gräsmark parish, Sweden|Gräsmark]]  
 
*[[Gräsmark parish, Sweden|Gräsmark]]  
 
*[[Gunnarskog parish, Sweden|Gunnarskog]]  
 
*[[Gunnarskog parish, Sweden|Gunnarskog]]  
*Gustav Adolf  
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*[[Värmland: Gustav Adolf parish, Sweden|Gustav Adolf]]
 
*[[Gåsborn parish, Sweden|Gåsborn]]  
 
*[[Gåsborn parish, Sweden|Gåsborn]]  
 
*[[Hammarö parish, Sweden|Hammarö]]  
 
*[[Hammarö parish, Sweden|Hammarö]]  
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*[[Järnskog parish, Sweden|Järnskog]]  
 
*[[Järnskog parish, Sweden|Järnskog]]  
 
*[[Karlanda parish, Sweden|Karlanda]]  
 
*[[Karlanda parish, Sweden|Karlanda]]  
*Karlstad  
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*[[Karlstad City, Sweden|Karlstad]]
 
*[[Värmland: Kila parish, Sweden|Kila]]  
 
*[[Värmland: Kila parish, Sweden|Kila]]  
 
*[[Kristinehamn parish, Sweden|Kristinehamn]]  
 
*[[Kristinehamn parish, Sweden|Kristinehamn]]  
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*[[Lungsund parish, Sweden|Lungsund]]  
 
*[[Lungsund parish, Sweden|Lungsund]]  
 
*[[Lysvik parish, Sweden|Lysvik]]  
 
*[[Lysvik parish, Sweden|Lysvik]]  
*[[Långserud parish, Sweden|Långserud]]
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*[[Långserud parish, Sweden|Långserud]]
*[[Mangskog parish, Sweden|Mangskog]]
 
  
 
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*[[Mangskog parish, Sweden|Mangskog]]
 
*[[Millesvik parish, Sweden|Millesvik]]  
 
*[[Millesvik parish, Sweden|Millesvik]]  
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*[[Munkfors parish, Sweden|Munkfors]]
 
*[[Nedre Ullerud parish, Sweden|Nedre Ullerud]]  
 
*[[Nedre Ullerud parish, Sweden|Nedre Ullerud]]  
 
*[[Nor parish, Sweden|Nor]]  
 
*[[Nor parish, Sweden|Nor]]  
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*[[Norra Ny parish, Sweden|Norra Ny]]  
 
*[[Norra Ny parish, Sweden|Norra Ny]]  
 
*[[Norra Råda parish, Sweden|Norra Råda]]  
 
*[[Norra Råda parish, Sweden|Norra Råda]]  
*Ny  
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*[[Värmland: Ny parish, Sweden|Ny]]
 
*[[Nyed parish, Sweden|Nyed]]  
 
*[[Nyed parish, Sweden|Nyed]]  
 
*[[Nyskoga parish, Sweden|Nyskoga]]  
 
*[[Nyskoga parish, Sweden|Nyskoga]]  
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*[[Ny-Huggenäs parish, Sweden|Ny Huggenäs]]
 
*[[Ransäter parish, Sweden|Ransäter]]  
 
*[[Ransäter parish, Sweden|Ransäter]]  
 
*[[Rudskoga parish, Sweden|Rudskoga]]  
 
*[[Rudskoga parish, Sweden|Rudskoga]]  
 
*[[Rämmen parish, Sweden|Rämmen]]  
 
*[[Rämmen parish, Sweden|Rämmen]]  
*Segerstad  
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*[[Värmland: Segerstad parish, Sweden|Segerstad]]
 
*[[Silbodal parish, Sweden|Silbodal]]  
 
*[[Silbodal parish, Sweden|Silbodal]]  
 
*[[Sillerud parish, Sweden|Sillerud]]  
 
*[[Sillerud parish, Sweden|Sillerud]]  
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*[[Sunnemo parish, Sweden|Sunnemo]]  
 
*[[Sunnemo parish, Sweden|Sunnemo]]  
 
*[[Svanskog parish, Sweden|Svanskog]]  
 
*[[Svanskog parish, Sweden|Svanskog]]  
*[[Säffle parish, Sweden|Säffle]]
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*[[Södra Finnskoga parish, Sweden|Södra Finnskoga]]
  
 
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*[[Södra Ny parish, Sweden|Södra Ny]]  
*Södra Ny
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*[[Södra Råda parish, Sweden|Södra Råda]]  
*[[Södra_Råda_parish,_Sweden|Södra Råda]]  
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*[[Trankil parish, Sweden|Trankil]]  
*[[Trankil_parish,_Sweden|Trankil]]
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*[[Värmland: Tveta parish, Sweden|Tveta]]
*Tveta  
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*[[Töcksmark parish, Sweden|Töcksmark]]  
*[[Töcksmark_parish,_Sweden|Töcksmark]]
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*[[Värmland: Varnum parish, Sweden|Varnum]]  
*[[Värmland:_Varnum_parish,_Sweden|Varnum]]  
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*[[Visnum parish, Sweden|Visnum]]  
*[[Visnum_parish,_Sweden|Visnum]]  
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*[[Visnums - Kil parish, Sweden|Visnums-Kil]]  
*[[Visnums_-_Kil_parish,_Sweden|Visnums-Kil]]  
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*[[Vitsand parish, Sweden|Vitsand]]  
*[[Vitsand_parish,_Sweden|Vitsand]]  
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*[[Värmskog parish, Sweden|Värmskog]]  
*[[Värmskog_parish,_Sweden|Värmskog]]  
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*[[Väse parish, Sweden|Väse]]  
*[[Väse_parish,_Sweden|Väse]]
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*[[Västra Fågelvik parish, Sweden|Västra Fågelvik]]  
*[[Västra_Fågelvik_parish,_Sweden|Västra Fågelvik]]
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*[[Västra Ämtervik parish, Sweden|Västra Ämtervik]]  
*[[Västra_Ämtervik_parish,_Sweden|Västra Ämtervik]]
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*[[Älgå parish, Sweden|Älgå]]  
*[[Älgå_parish,_Sweden|Älgå]]
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*[[Älvsbacka parish, Sweden|Älvsbacka]]  
*[[Älvsbacka_parish,_Sweden|Älvsbacka]]
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*[[Ölme parish, Sweden|Ölme]]
*Ölme  
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*[[Ölserud parish, Sweden|Ölserud]]  
*[[Ölserud_parish,_Sweden|Ölserud]]
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*[[Östervallskog parish, Sweden|Östervallskog]]  
*[[Östervallskog_parish,_Sweden|Östervallskog]]  
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*[[Östmark parish, Sweden|Östmark]]  
*[[Östmark_parish,_Sweden|Östmark]]
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*[[Östra Fågelvik parish, Sweden|Östra Fågelvik]]  
*[[Östra_Fågelvik_parish,_Sweden|Östra Fågelvik]]  
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*[[Östra Ämtervik parish, Sweden|Östra Ämtervik]]
*Östra Ämtervik  
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*[[Övre Ullerud parish, Sweden|Övre Ullerud]]
*[[Övre_Ullerud_parish,_Sweden|Övre Ullerud]]
 
  
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History

Värmland County was created in 1779 from the earlier Närkes och Värmlands County. Närke och Värmland County existed as a county between 1634 and 1779. Before 1634 Värmland was a province known as Värmland Province.

Värmland county borders Norway to the west, Kopparberg to the north, Västmanland and Örebro to the east, and Skaraborg and Älvsborg to the south. 

The county letter for Värmland is: S

Tools

  • Värmland Word List

Districts

  • Fryksdals härad
  • Färnebo härad
  • Gillbergs härad
  • Grums härad
  • Jösse härad
  • Karlstads härad
  • Kils härad
  • Nordmarks härad
  • Nyeds härad
  • Näs härad
  • Visnums härad
  • Väse härad*
  • Älvdals härad
  • Ölme härad



Parishes




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