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Kommun
(commune)

Värmland

Degerfors
Degerfors kommun is located in the south-eastern tip of province Värmland but in Örebro län.
Pop
: 12 005 (1975). Central town: Degerfors: Pop: abt 9 400 (1975), 2 050 (1939).
NOTE: Do not mix up with Degerfors in Västerbottens län, today named Vindeln.
 
Socknar
Degerfors Nysund
Topic Name Description Link L
General SCB# 1862      
Kommun Home page     E
Facts        
History (town) 13 km SW of Karlskoga. Created municipalsamhälle in 1938, köping in 1943, including villages Jannelund, Strömstorp and Degerfors Bruk. Pop: abt 9 400 (1981)
Main industry: Degerfors Järnverk (foundry) founded 1660 as Strömsnäs jernverk, name changed in 1939. Had 1 700 employees in 1939. Owned by Uddeholms Bruk.
Churches Descriptions (RAÄ) Swedish state church buildings   S
Specific Guides      
  Check at Karlskoga kommun page for period before 1926-05-01
Local sites        
Degerfors församling SCB# 186201. Degerfors församling was split off from Karlskoga församling in 1883 as kapellförsamling, from 1925 as annexförsamling, from 1926-04-30 completely separate. Pop: 10 272 (1981)
Degerfors församling is located in Värmland province. Part of Karlskoga härad. Pop: 5 860 (1938)
Nysund socken SCB# 186202. Until 1686 named Sund. From 1773 western half was in Värmland province but since 1923 all is located in Närke province. Part of Edbergs härad.
Pop 1 816 (1979), 2 095 (1939). Church from 1639 (1683, 1736-38).
Specific Sources      
"Census" Ingvar Dahl Tax register for years 1503, 1540, 1610, 1622-35, 1641 M

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