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Kommun
(commune)

Västmanland

Nora
Nora kommun is located in western part of province Västmanland but belongs to Örebro län.
Pop 9 911 (1979). Central city:
Nora, pop abt 4 600 (1979).
Kommun Map Nora City Map
Socknar
Jernboås Nora bergsförsamling Viker Ceased: Nora stadsförsamling
Topic Name Description Link L
General SCB# 1884      
Kommun Home page Current and historical info   S
Pictures   Pictures from Nora 1900 - 2000 >Go> S
Facts        
CAUTION Do not confuse with Nora församling in Heby kommun, Uppland province, Västmanlands län OR with
Nora församling in Kramfors kommun, Ångermanland province, Västernorrlands län.
Churches Descriptions (RAÄ) Swedish state church buildings   S
Specific Guides      
  Local Societies, addresses   >Go> S
Local sites      
Nora city Iron mining since very early times. City privileges in 1643. Devastating fire destroyed the city in 1731.
Järnboås SCB# 188403. Created 1660 from part of Nora bergsförsamling as Jernboås, from 1901 named Järnboås.
Parish web page. Church history (built 1659).
Villages: Björkborn, Bovik, Finnshyttan, Finnån, Grecksnäs, Gryttjärn, Håkansboda, Järnboås (with the parish church), Kåfallstorp, Lerslätten, Lindesby, Moshyttan, Mosås, Nyhyttan, Orogatan, Sjövik, Sågheden, Tolvsbörd, Vassland, Yxsjöboda, Yxsjön, Övre Gammelhyttan.
Nora bergsförsamling SCB# 188404. Pop: 8 813 (1979). Parish web page (incl description of church and objects).
Viker SCB# 188405. Created 1871 from part of Nora landsförsamling (kapellfg - annexfg). Parish web page. Church history (built 1871).
Local Heritage Society. Local Web site (Henriksson, Valuable !). Emigration.
Villages: Bengtstorp, Knapptorp, Skrekarhyttan, Dalkarlshyttan, Hofmanstorp, Herzboda, Råskog, Vikersgården, Gamla Viker, Nya Viker, Elvhyttan, Snöbergshult, Elvsnabben, Sandvik, Bäcketorp, Nyttorp och Spjutvik
Nora stadsförsamling Created in 1643 from part of Nora bergsförsamling. 1974-01-01 again included in Nora bergsförsamling.
Specific Sources      
Church Rec's     >Go> S
Church Rec's Viker parish All emigrants listed ! >Go> S

annexfg = annexförsamlling, kapellfg" = kapellförsamling.
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