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Kommun
(commune)

Värmland

Sunne
Sunne kommun is located at the centre of province Värmland. Part of Fryksdals härad.
Pop
: 13 619 (2001), 13 376 (1980). Area: 1 297 sqkm. Industries, paper pulp, tourism
Central town
:
Sunne. Other places: Rottneros (park), Mårbacka (S Lagerlöf).
Map
Socknar
Sunne Gräsmark Lysvik Västra Ämtervik Östra Ämtervik
Topic Name Description Link L
General SCB# 1766      
Kommun Home page Current and historical info . Statistics   S
Local Heritage Local Heritage Museums Sunne, Västra Ämtervik, Sillegården, Östra Ämtervik, Ås brunn, Gräsmark, Lysvik (Berga gård)   S
Facts        
History Short historical notes Notable persons (Fryxell, Hedin, Lagerlöf, Sahlström, Thunström) S
History Emtervik parish split into Västra and Östra Emtervik in 1674.
Churches Swedish state church buildings Descriptions RAÄ . Descriptions 2 S
Persons Selma Lagerlöf, writer, Nobel prize laureate. Biography, bibliography and more
Lots of Värmland history in her works !
M
Persons Anders Fryxell priest, historian, school reformer    
Specific Guides      
Local Heritage Local Heritage Societies      
Local sites        
Sunne parish SCB# 176601. Parish Pop 8 342 (1980). Church rec's @ SVAR
Town. Pop abt 5 200 (1980)
  at Värmlandsrötter History, literature, addresses, help   S

Ingmår

Village 4,8 km NNE of Sunne town, east of lake Fryken. >Go> S
Västra Ämtervik SCB# 176602. Created from part of Ämtervik parish as kapell in 1674. Spelling changed from Västra Emtervik to Västra Ämtervik in 1940. Church rec's @ SVAR. Farms: Hensgård.
  at Värmlandsrötter History, literature, addresses, help   S
Östra Ämtervik SCB# 176603. Spelling changed from Östra Emtervik to Östra Ämtervik in 1940. Church rec's @ SVAR
  at Värmlandsrötter History, literature, addresses, help   S
Gräsmark SCB# 176604. Church rec's @ SVAR
  at Värmlandsrötter History, literature, addresses, help   S
Lysvik SCB# 176605. Local site current info (partly in Eng). Map >>
Church rec's @ SVAR. Local Heritage Soc.
webpage (lodging only)
  at Värmlandsrötter History, literature, addresses, help   S
Specific Sources      
"Census" Ingvar Dahl Tax register for years 1503, 1540, 1610, 1622-35, 1641 M
Family history A.H Croné Also Grums, Gunnarskog, Silbodal >Go> S

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