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Ångermanland

Kramfors  
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Kramfors kommun is located in southern part of province Ångermanland.
Incorporated previous Bjärtrå and Ytterlännäs kommuner in 1974.
Pop: 27 434 (1978). Central city:
Kramfors Pop: 7 700 (1878), 1 699 (1940)
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Socknar
Bjärtrå Dal Gudmundrå Nora Nordingrå Skog
Styrnäs Torsåker Ullånger Vibyggerå Ytterlännäs  
Ceased: Bertrå Frök Lännäs Skörnäs  
Topic Name Description Link L
General SCB# 2282      
Kommun Kommun home page. Current and historical info   S
Facts        
Churches Descriptions (RAÄ) Swedish state church buildings   S
Local sites        
Kramfors city Located in Gudmundrå socken. Received city privileges in 1947. Sandöbron, a 264 m long hanging bridge is close to the city centre. Several schools but mainly forest/paper related industry.
Bjärtrå SCB# 228207. Old name: Bertrå. Pop: 2 451 (1974), 5 145 (1940). Until 1974 its own kommun.
Church records: Birth: (1695), 1773-, HFL: (1702), 1804-
Dal SCB# 228209. Pop: 572 (1975), 1 250 (1940). Church records: Birth: (1688), 1786-, HFL: 1808-
Gudmundrå SCB# 228201. Known at least since 14th century. Includes Kramfors city. Pop: 11 397 (1976), 14 655 (1940). Church built in 1801. Church records: Birth: 1688-, HFL: 1820-
Nora SCB# 228202. Very early absorbed Frök socken. Split off Skog parish in the 15th century. Pop: 1 378 (1979), 3 125 (1940). Stone church from 1806. Church records: Birth: 1728-, HFL: (1701), 1751-
Nordingrå SCB# 228204. Pop: 2 115 (1979), 3 345 (1940). Church built in 1825-29 with objects from the old one, among those an altar-piece from Brussels 1510-20. Church records: Birth: 1688-, HFL: 1741-
Skog SCB# 228203. Created in the 15th century from part of Gudmundrå parish. Pop: 746 (1980), 1 040 (1940). Church built in the 15th century.
Church records: Birth: 1688-, HFL: (1701), 1780-
Do not confuse with Skog fg in Skog kommun, Hälsingland province
Styrnäs SCB# 228208. Old name: Skörnäs or Skjörnäs. Pop: 588 (1980), 1 170 (1940). Church built in 1850.
Church records: Birth: 1759-, HFL: 1808-
Torsåker SCB# 228210. Pop: 471 (1981), 1 060 (1940). Main village: Torsåker. Church built in the 13th century. Church records: Birth: 1688-, HFL: (1741), 1778-
Do not confuse with Torsåker fg in Gästrikland province or Torsåker fg in Nyköpings kommun, Södermanlands län (D).
Ullånger SCB# 228206. Pop: 1 430 (1981), 1 625 (1940). Church built in the middle ages, rebuilt in in 1907-09. Church records: Birth: (1688), 1736-, HFL: 1777-
Vibyggerå SCB# 228205. Pop: 1 128 (1981), 1 650 (1940). Church from the middle ages and a new one built in 1774, burnt in 1916 but rebuilt in 1919. Church records: Birth: 1688-, HFL: 1778-
Ytterlännäs SCB# 228211. Old name: Lännäs. Until 1909: Ytter-Lännäs. Pop: 5 223 (1981), 6 440 (1940). Main village: (municipalsamhälle) Nyland. Old church built in the 12th century with paintings by Egil, new one built in 1848-54. Church records: Birth: 1688-, HFL: 177-
Specific Guides        
Specific Sources        
Census 1890   Select "English" then "Västernorrland" >Go> B

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