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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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Västerbotten County was created in 1638 from the County of [[Norrland_County,_Sweden|Norrland]]. It covered the Provinces of [[Västerbotten Province, Sweden|Västerbotten]] and the western part of [[Lappland Province, Sweden|Lappland]] and the entire area of Tornedalen. After the loss in the Finnish War in 1809, Sweden gave up Finland to Russia, including Västerbotten east of the Torne River and Muonio River. More changes came in 1810 with Nordmaling transferred to Västernorrland County. At the same time as a separation from the northern area forming Norrbotten. After some changes with municipalities in 1837, 1862, and 1869 Västerbottens boundaries have remained unchanged.  
  
The letter county code for Västerbotten is: AC  
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The&nbsp;[[Swedish County Letters|county letters]] for Västerbotten are: AC  
  
 
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*Databases for Västerbotten Research<br>
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*[http://www.ddb.umu.se/databaser/ Umeå University: Demographic Database]
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*Databases for Västerbotten Research<br>  
 
*Gazetteers  
 
*Gazetteers  
*Genealogical Societies
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*[[Genealogical Societies in Västerbotten,Sweden|Genealogical Societies in Västerbotten]]
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*[[Genealogical Societies in Lappland, Sweden|Genealogical Societies in Lappland]] <br>
  
 
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*Västerbotten Word List
 
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Västerbotten has Tingslags instead of Härads. Through the years there has been variations in the Tingslag organization in Västerbotten. Because of this, the Tinglsag information is found on the parish pages instead of here. Click on the parish you need in the table below.  
 
Västerbotten has Tingslags instead of Härads. Through the years there has been variations in the Tingslag organization in Västerbotten. Because of this, the Tinglsag information is found on the parish pages instead of here. Click on the parish you need in the table below.  
  
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== Parishes  ==
 
== Parishes  ==
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*[[Bjurholm_parish,_Sweden|Bjurholm]]  
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*[[Bjurholm parish, Sweden|Bjurholm]]  
*[[Burträsk_parish,_Sweden|Burträsk]]
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*[[Bureå parish, Sweden|Bureå]]
*[[Bygdeå_parish,_Sweden|Bygdeå]]
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*[[Burträsk parish, Sweden|Burträsk]]  
*[[Byske_parish,_Sweden|Byske]]
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*[[Bygdeå parish, Sweden|Bygdeå]]  
*[[Västerbotten:_Degerfors_parish,_Sweden|Degerfors]]  
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*[[Byske parish, Sweden|Byske]]  
*[[Dorotea_parish,_Sweden|Dorotea]]  
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*[[Degerfors (Vindeln) parish, Sweden|Degerfors]]  
*[[Fredrika_parish,_Sweden|Fredrika]]
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*[[Dorotea parish, Sweden|Dorotea]]  
*[[Holmsund_parish,_Sweden|Holmsund]]
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*[[Fredrika parish, Sweden|Fredrika]]  
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*[[Fällfors parish, Sweden|Fällfors]]
  
 
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*[[Holmön_parish,_Sweden|Holmön]]
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*[[Gargnäs parish, Sweden|Gargnäs]]
*[[Hörnefors_parish,_Sweden|Hörnefors]]
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*[[Holmsund parish, Sweden|Holmsund]]  
*[[Jörn_parish,_Sweden|Jörn]]
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*[[Holmön parish, Sweden|Holmön]]  
*[[Kalvträsk_parish,_Sweden|Kalvträsk]]
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*[[Hotagens Lappförsamling parish, Sweden|Hotagens Lappförsamling]]  
*[[Lycksele_parish,_Sweden|Lycksele]]  
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*[[Hörnefors parish, Sweden|Hörnefors]]  
*[[Lövånger_parish,_Sweden|Lövånger]]
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*[[Jörn parish, Sweden|Jörn]]  
*[[Malå_parish,_Sweden|Malå]]
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*[[Kalvträsk parish, Sweden|Kalvträsk]]  
*[[Nordmaling_parish,_Sweden|Nordmaling]]
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*[[Lycksele parish, Sweden|Lycksele]]  
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*[[Lövånger parish, Sweden|Lövånger]]
  
 
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*[[Norsjö_parish,_Sweden|Norsjö]]  
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*[[Malå parish, Sweden|Malå]]
*[[Nysätra_(Västerbotten)_parish,_Sweden|Nysätra]]
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*[[Nordmaling parish, Sweden|Nordmaling]]
*[[Risbäck_parish,_Sweden|Risbäck]]
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*[[Norsjö parish, Sweden|Norsjö]]  
*[[Robertsfors_parish,_Sweden|Robertsfors]]  
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*[[Västerbotten: Nysätra parish, Sweden|Nysätra]]  
*Skellefteå
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*[[Risbäck parish, Sweden|Risbäck]]  
*[[Sorsele_parish,_Sweden|Sorsele]]
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*[[Robertsfors parish, Sweden|Robertsfors]]  
*[[Stensele_parish,_Sweden|Stensele]]
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*[[Skellefteå City, Sweden|Skellefteå]]  
*[[Sävar_parish,_Sweden|Sävar]]
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*[[Sorsele parish, Sweden|Sorsele]]  
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*[[Stensele parish, Sweden|Stensele]]
  
 
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*Tärna  
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*[[Sävar parish, Sweden|Sävar]]
*Umeå  
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*[[Tavelsjö parish, Sweden|Tavelsjö]]
*[[Vilhelmina_parish,_Sweden|Vilhelmina]]  
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*[[Teg parish, Sweden|Teg]]
*[[Vännäs_parish,_Sweden|Vännäs]]
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*[[Västerbotten: Tärna parish, Sweden|Tärna]]
*Ytterstfors  
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*[[Umeå City, Sweden|Umeå]]
*[[Åsele_parish,_Sweden|Åsele]]
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*[[Vilhelmina parish, Sweden|Vilhelmina]]  
*[[Örträsk_parish,_Sweden|Örträsk]]
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*[[Degerfors (Vindeln) parish, Sweden|Vindeln]]
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*[[Vännäs parish, Sweden|Vännäs]]  
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*[[Byske parish, Sweden|Ytterstfors]]
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*[[Åsele parish, Sweden|Åsele]]  
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*[[Örträsk parish, Sweden|Örträsk]]
  
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Revision as of 14:46, 8 April 2013

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History

Västerbotten County was created in 1638 from the County of Norrland. It covered the Provinces of Västerbotten and the western part of Lappland and the entire area of Tornedalen. After the loss in the Finnish War in 1809, Sweden gave up Finland to Russia, including Västerbotten east of the Torne River and Muonio River. More changes came in 1810 with Nordmaling transferred to Västernorrland County. At the same time as a separation from the northern area forming Norrbotten. After some changes with municipalities in 1837, 1862, and 1869 Västerbottens boundaries have remained unchanged.

The county letters for Västerbotten are: AC

Tools

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  • Västerbotten Word List

Districts

Västerbotten has Tingslags instead of Härads. Through the years there has been variations in the Tingslag organization in Västerbotten. Because of this, the Tinglsag information is found on the parish pages instead of here. Click on the parish you need in the table below.


Parishes




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