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Pilgrimstad is located in Jämtland
Pilgrimstad is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 62°57′N 15°02′E / 62.950°N 15.033°E / 62.950; 15.033Coordinates: 62°57′N 15°02′E / 62.950°N 15.033°E / 62.950; 15.033
Country Sweden
Province Jämtland
County Jämtland County
Municipality Bräcke Municipality
 • Total 0.63 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 386
 • Density 611/km2 (1,580/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Pilgrimstad is a locality situated in Bräcke Municipality, Jämtland County, Sweden with 386 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

It is mostly known for the small micro-brewery, Jämtlands Bryggeri that is located in the village.

Historically, Pilgrimstad has an old history. The village is named after a water well where pilgrims stopped on their pilgrimage travels to Trondheim, Norway. Yet to this day, the inhabitants of the village get their water from this well.


  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 

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