Jura Canton, Switzerland Genealogy

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Guide to Jura, Switzerland ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Getting started with Switzerland - Jura research

The capitol of Jura is Delemont.  Jura is an agricultural area.  Some of the industries of this canton include watchmaking and cloth manufacturing.    Jura is located on the northwestern side of Switzerland and is its newest Canton.  This canton has French and German speaking citizens.

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Jurisdictions

A list of all the municipalities can be found at this link. To find records of Canton Jura on the Family History LIbrary Catalog, these localities have been cross referenced under Canton Jura and Bern.

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Jura is a French speaking canton.  It became a canton when it separated from Bern in 1979, thereby joining the Swiss Confederation.  It has 82 communities.  A list of all the municipalities can be found at this link. Click on the municipality to find information regarding it.