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Kommun
(commune)

Närke

Laxå
Laxå kommun is located in SW part of province Närke in Örebro län.
Pop:
8 824 (1978). Central city: Laxå, pop 5 200 (1978).
 
Socknar
Bodarne Finnerödja Ramundeboda Skagershult Tived Tivedsbodarne
Topic Name Description Link L
General SCB# 1860      
Kommun Home page Current and historical info   S
Facts        
Geography Mainly in Örebro län and Närke province. Finnerödja and Tiveds socknar were until 1966 parts of Skaraborgs län, then transferred to Örebro län. They are both in Västergötland province.
Churches Descriptions (RAÄ) Swedish state church buildings   S
Specific Guides      
Örebro län Forskarkällan Very rich site. Most socknar in Örebro län. RECOMMENDED >Go> S
Local sites      
Laxå town Located in Ramundeboda sn. Laxå bruks ab, a järnbruk founded in 1642, was still active in the 1940:s. In the 1970:s only stone wool (insulation material) industry left. Porla Brunn is located here (mineral water products). Important railway junction.
Ramundeboda SCB# 186001.
1587-08-20: Created as Tivedsbodarne from part of Viby (and Hova) parishes.
About 1600 renamed Bodarne.
1910-10-21: renamed Ramundeboda. Includes the town Laxå.

Researcher

Leif Danielsson Researching several parishes in Örebro län a. o. >Go> S
Skagershult SCB# 186004. Originally named Näs in Åse härad (in Skaraborgs län).
1885-04-17: Renamed Vänersnäs.
1952: included in Älvsborgs län.
Specific Sources      

SCB# = SCB Id number. RAÄ = Riksantikvarieämbetet. "sn" = socken.
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