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ULRICEHAMN

Province (Landskap): Västergötland
County (Län): Västra Götalands län
Additions : 1938 Brunn, Vist; 1971 Hökerum (1952 Fänneslunda, Grovare, Hällstad, Härna, Kärråkra, Murum, Möne, Södra Ving, Södra Vånga, Varnum), Redväg (partly, 1952 Blidsberg, Böne, Dalum, Fivlered, Gullered, Humla, Hössna, Knätte, Kölaby, Kölingared, Liared, Norra Åsarp, Smula, Solberga, Strängsered, Timmele), Åsunden (1952 Finnekumla, Grönahög, Gällstad, Marbäck, Södra Säm, Tvärred)

Ulricehamn kommunvapen
Official blazon
Swedish

I blått fält, bestrött med klöverblad, ett med kunglig krona försett krönt U, allt av guld.

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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted in 1949.

The town of Bogesund was renamed Ulricehamn in 1741, when it was named after Queen Ulrika Eleanora. The seal of the town use dto show a B, which was then changed into a U. The trefoils are based on the decoration of the seal.

Arms of Ulricehamn

The arms as shown by Liljeblad, 1878
Arms of Ulricehamn

The arms in the Kaffe Hag album +/- 1935

Literature: Nevéus and de Waern, 1992


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