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Hälsingland Landskap
(province)
Hälsingland is the northern half of Gävleborgs län (X) plus 2 parishes belonging to Jämtlands län. Uppsala stift (diocese)
Area: 14 237 sqkm. Pop: 143 500 (1977). Regional centers: Hudiksvall, Söderhamn.
       
Kommun
Bollnäs Hudiksvall Ljusdal Nordanstig Ovanåker Söderhamn
plus 2 Socknar: Ytterhogdal Ängersjö      
Topic Name Description Link L
General SCB# 21      
Facts      
Province Länsstyrelse Gävleborgs län. County gov't. Admin info   B
History Gävleborgs län was created on 1762-06-29 from part of previous Västernorrlands län.
Churches Descriptions (RAÄ) Swedish state church buildings   S
Tourism Hälsingland tourist guide. Click in the map or select kommun to the right.
Specific Guides      
Literature list Literature on Hälsingland Extensive list but all in Swedish (author U Sikeborg). GOOD >Go> S
Local sites      
Divisions The parishes Ytterhogdal and Ängersjö belong to Härjedalen kommun, Jämtlands län but are part of province Hälsingland.
Lingbo parish is part of Ockelbo kommun, Gävleborgs län, q.v.
Ytterhogdal Parish SCB# 236109 In Härjedalen kommun, Jämtlands län . Also named Hogdal in Härjedalen.    
Local Heritage Soc Fåssjö site    
Ängersjö Parish SCB# 236110 In Härjedalen kommun, Jämtlands län. Created 1925-01-01 from part of Ytterhogdal fg   B
Specific Sources      
Emigration Many emigrants travelled west and left through the port of Trondheim, Norway. Digitalarkivet has a database  

SCB# = SCB Id number. RAÄ = Riksantikvarieämbetet.
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