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Kommun
(commune)

Värmland

Eda
Eda kommun is located in the mid-west of province Värmland, along the Norwegian border, NW of Arvika city. 
Pop
8664 (2001) 9 698 (1975), 6 060 (1939). Area: 825 sqkm.
Central village
:
Eda Glasbruk, pop 275 (1975).
Map
Socknar / Towns

Socknar:

Eda Järnskog

Köla

Skillingmark

Towns:

Eda Glasbruk

Charlottenberg

Åmotfors (Åmot)

 
Topic Name Description Link L
General SCB# 1730      
Kommun Kommun home page
Sights pictures
Current and historical info. Many pictures. ("Sevärdheter" =sights, "Natur" =nature, "Tätort" = town) S
Facts        
History Eda skans, a small fortress close to the Norwegian border, 8 km S of Charlottenberg. Built in 1657. Abandoned after 1815 (last Swedish war). Museum
w pictures
S
Churches Descriptions (RAÄ) Swedish state church buildings   S
Specific Guides      
Local sites        
Parishes  
Eda SCB# 173001. Until 1975 Eda socken was a kommun of its own. Pop 5 858 (1975). Central village: Eda Glasbruk.
Järnskog SCB# 173003. Until 1901 spelled Jernskog.
  at Värmlandsrötter History, literature, addresses, help   S
Skillingmark SCB# 173004. Until 1931 often spelled Skillingemark. Pop 532 (1980). Church from middle ages, moved here from Kleva in 1689.
  at Värmlandsrötter History, literature, addresses, help   S
Köla SCB# 173005. In old times often named Köln, Köhla or Kölen.
Köla Fotoklubb (= Photo Club). Church books: see sources below
Towns  
Eda Glasbruk Small, industrial town, 2 km from Norwegian border. Named after an art glassware factory 1833 - 1933. Pop 275 (1975)
  Eda Glasbruk, Art glassware factory site  (Swedish: "historia" = history, "bilder" = pictures, )
Charlottenberg town, prev municipalsamhälle, 5 km from Norwegian border. Pop: 1 000 (1939).
Town pictures
Koppom Small town/village. Pop 700 (abt 1980).  Town pictures
Åmotfors town, prev municipalsamhälle. Until 1943 named Åmot. Pop 1 025 (1947). Prev industries: Åmotfors Pappersbruks AB (paper mill, 350 employees in 1947) and Norma ammunition factory. Town pictures
Specific Sources      
"Census" Ingvar Dahl Tax register for years 1503, 1540, 1610, 1622-35, 1641 M
Church Rec's SVAR      
Köla Birth records 1584-1699 (transcribed) A-M Dufva  

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