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Jämtland Landskap
(province)
Landskap Jämtland. Northern half of Jämtlands län (Z). Highest point: Sylarna (1762 m above sea level)
Area: 37 779 sqkm. (2nd largest province in Sweden). Pop: 115 210 (1977). Regional center: Östersund
Map of parishes in Jämtland Map of parishes Z län
Kommuner
Strömsund Krokom Åre Östersund Ragunda Berg Bräcke
Topic Name Description Link L
General SCB# 23 (Jämtlands län)      
Geneal. Soc. Föreningen Jämtlands läns släktforskare Map of parishes, "Wanted board"    
Facts      
Province Länsstyrelse County gov't. Admin info   B
History Very varied history, changing between independency, Norwegian, Danish and finally Swedish rule since 1679. Part of Jämtlands län since 1810
Churches Descriptions (RAÄ) Swedish state church buildings   S
Specific Guides      
Emigration Ragunda Emigrant Center   >Go>  
Literature (Espell site) Extensive lists for each kommun (Swe only)   S
Local sites      
Specific Sources      
Census 1890 Select "English" then "Jämtland" >Go> B
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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