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Genealogical Association

Helping people find their Norwegian Roots


Some of our favorite links

We believe you will find the following links helpful in your research. If you have links to add to this list please email

Genealogy and Research Sites

Bygdelags in America - Links to each lag from the Fellesraad site

Civil Divisions of Norway

Cyndi's List for Norway

Dis-Norge - The genealogy society of Norway

Digitalarkivet - The Norwegian archives: various search functions. Norwegian church books, census, emigration, probate and more.

FamilySearch - The LDS home page

Find a Grave - Graves across the world - Find obituaries in many newspapers

Norwegian American Genealogical Center & Naeseth Library in Madison, WI

Norwegian-American Historical Association of Northfield, MN - Mapping tool to search for farm names.

Norway Archives and Libraries

Norway Genealogy at Rootsweb

Norway Heritage - Ship names and information, passenger lists and more

Norway Parish Searches - Search by fylke, parish or farm name

Norwegian Historical Data Center - Search Norwegian census and transcribed parish registers

Slekt1 - Finding bygdebøker lists by fylke and kommune/municipality - Find libraries that have a particular book - Online Norwegian address and phone book

Links to online Bygdebøker and other research sites

Links to at least 170 links in online bygdebøker, history, cemetery lists, emigration, immigration, church histories. Organized by place (Norway, fylke, US state and Canada) and Genealogy. More information on the bygdebok sites is given on the MGS library catalog. If any links don’t work, please notify the N-AGA librarian.

This is a PDF file with clickable links