|Index | Norwegian genealogy resources|
The basics of Norwegian genealogy research
Norwegian land records, Farm names, Husmannsplass....
On-line Norwegian-English dictionaries
resources in Norway
Norwegian National Archives, DIS-Norge
Local history books loaded with genealogy information!
Norwegian emigration records & the ships of our ancestors
Norwegian parish records
newspapers in Norway
Contact relatives in Norway by sending a query to the local newspaper in Norway where your ancestors lived!
Norwegian census records
from Norway Bookstore
Dictionaries, history books, travel books and more
Norwegian probate records
other web pages
Some other good web sites to visit
Oslo - formerly called "Christiania" - is the capital of Norway.
Akershus - formerly called "Agershus" - includes Ski, Ås, Nesodden, Bærum, Asker.
Vest-Agder was formerly called "Lister og Mandal." It includes such places as Flekkefjord, Kristiansand, Kvinesdal, Lyngdal, and Mandal.
Østfold - formerly called "Smaalehnene" - includes Askim, Fredrikstad, Halden, Moss, Sarpsborg, Spydeberg.
Formerly called "Stavanger amt" - includes Egersund, Jæren, Haugesund, Ryfylke, Sandnes, Stavanger.
Formerly called "Hedemarken", includes Østerdalen, Elverum, Finnskogen, Hamar, Kongsvinger, Solør, Tynset, Mjøsa lake
Formerly called "Søndre Bergenhus", includes Hardangerfjorden, Bergen, Stord, Tysnes, and Voss.
Formerly called "Christians amt", includes Gudbrandsdalen, Jotunheimen, Randsfjorden, Aurdal, Dombås, Dovre, Fagernes, Gjøvik, Hadeland, Lesja, Lillehammer, Lom, Raufoss, Ringebu, and Valdres.
Formerly called "Nordre Bergenhus", includes Førdefjorden, Lustrafjorden, Sognefjorden, Sunnfjord, Nordfjord, Jostedalen, Aurland, Balestrand, Bremanger, Florø, Førde, Stryn, Vågsøy, and Årdal.
Buskerud has not changed its name. It includes Hallingdalen, Hemsedalen, Numedalen, Ustedalen, Uvdalen, Tyrifjorden, Ringerike, Drammen, Hønefoss, Geilo, Gol, Kongsberg.
Formerly called "Romsdal", includes Geirangerfjorden, Langfjorden, Storfjorden, Sunndalsfjorden, Romsdalen, Sunndalen, Surnadalen, Kristiansund, Molde, Nord-Møre, Volda, Ålesund, Åndalsnes.
Formerly called "Jarlsberg og Laurvig", includes Sandefjord, Holmestrand, Lardal, Larvik, Nøtterøy, Tjøme, and Tønsberg.
Formerly called "Sondre Trondhjem", includes Drivdalen, Gauldalen, Orkladalen, Oppdal, Røros, Støren, Trondheim.
Formerly called "Bratsberg", includes: Drangedal, Fyresdal, Mandal, Nissedal, Setesdal, Flekkefjord, Bamble, Bø, Grenland, Risør, Kragerø, Kristiansand, Notodden, Porsgrunn, Skien, and Tinn.
Formerly called "Nordre Trondhjem", includes Stjørdalen, Inndalen, Steinkjær, Namsos, Levanger
Aust-Ager was formerly called "Nedenæs amt". It includes such places as Arendal, Grimstad, Lillesand, Risør, and Tvedestrand, as well as the Setesdal Valley.
Troms and Finnmark
Nordland - formerly known as "Helgeland" - includes Bodø, Brønnøy, Leirfjord, Lofoten, Narvik, Rana, Tysfjord, and Verøy.
Troms has not changed its name. It includes Harstad, Tromsø, Lavangen, Sørreisa, Balsfjord, Storfjord, and Vesterålen.
Finnmark has also not changed its name. It includes Alta, Hammerfest, Porsanger, Sørøya, and Vardø.
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This page was created December 12, 1996
Last updated on 21 September 2002