Place:Aurskog, Akershus, Norway

Alt namesUrskogsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeFormer municipality
Located inAkershus, Norway     (1838 - 1966)
See alsoAurskog-Høland, Akershus, Norwaychild municipality
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source: Family History Library Catalog

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Aurskog is a former municipality in Akershus county, Norway. The administrative centre was Aursmoen.

Aurskog was the location of the Battle of Toverud. The parish of Urskog was established as a municipality January 1, 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). On 1 July 1919 the district of Blaker was separated to form a municipality of its own. The split left Aurskog with a population of 3.102.

On 1 January 1966 Aurskog was merged with Nordre Høland, Søndre Høland and Setskog to form the new municipality Aurskog-Høland. Prior to the merger Aurskog had a population of 3.129.

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