Norway is bordered by the Barents Sea to the north, Skagerrak to the south, the Norwegian Sea and the North Sea to the west, and Sweden, Finland, and Russia in the east. The capital of Norway is Oslo.


Links for Norwegian Research:

How to trace your ancestors in Norway – A comprehensive guide

The Digital Archive – Norwegian censuses and other online resources

Passenger Lists and Emigrant Ships – Norway Heritage

Utvandrersenteret – The Norwegian Emigration Center

Documentation Project – University of Oslo

Ancestors from Norway – John Føllesdal’s genealogy resources

Books We Own Project – Resource lookups for Norway

Bygdebøker by InterLibrary Loan – Norwegian bygdebøker

Emigrants – Emigrants from Nordmøre

Fylkesarkivet i Sogn og Fjordane – People and migration database for Sogn og Fjordane – in Norwegian only.

Genealogy: Norway – Library of Congress

Welcome to Norway Genealogy – Part of the WorldGenWeb Project

Norway Lookup Volunteers – Norway reference books and lookup volunteers

Norway Research Outline – Describes the content, use, and availability of major genealogical records

Røros Church Records – Transcribed 1767-1816 – in Norwegian only

Trøndelag Mail List – Rootsweb mailing list

Norwegian American Homepage – Organisations in the US

Norwegian Farmers – Helpful explanations of Norwegian terms used in resources

Ål i Hallingdal – Ål bygdebok 1750-1900 online – in Norwegian only

Genealogy / Slekt in Finnmark Norway – Parish Lookups

Norwegian-American Bygdelagenes Fellesraad – Organisation for Norwegian emigrants to America

Oldest Church Registers – The oldest church registers in Norwegian parishes

Sannidal Bygdebok – Online registry

Norwegian Census – Searching the 1865, 1875 and 1900 censuses for Norway

Skien Genealogiske Side – Resources and tips

Stein Norem Wisted’s Genealogy Pages – Sokndal parish – information and bygdebok

Telelaget of America – Descendants of immigrants from Telemark

NAGA – Norwegian American Genealogical Association

The Norwegian Historical Data Centre – Online resources

The Norwegian-American Historical Association – Historical society

Bygdebok for Lesja – Farm and genealogical history of Lesja

Valdres Samband – Organisation of emigrant descendants from the Valdres valley – this is a Geocities site, which may disappear on October 26th 2009. Search through the Internet Archive for historical versions.

Slektsforskerbasen – Who is researching where?

DIS-Norge – Genealogy Society of Norway

GenForum – Norway message board

Norway Genealogy Queries –

Norway Resources –

Cyndi’s List – Norway

Norway Genealogy – InfoNorway

Slekt i Troms – Genealogy in Troms

Norsk Slektshistorisk Forening – The Norwegian Genealogical Society

Norway Genealogy –

Norwegian-American Immigration and Local History: Introduction – Article  

GenealogyPro – Professional Researchers

Telemark and Buskerud – Norway Genealogy

Norway Genealogy Resources – FEEFHS