List of governors of Västernorrland County

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Governor of Västernorrland County
Landshövding i Västernorrlands län
Coat of arms of Västernorrland County.
Carin Jämtin
since 1 September 2023
Västernorrland County Administrative Board
ResidenceThe residence in Härnösand,
AppointerGovernment of Sweden
Term lengthSix years[note 1]
First holderErik Larsson Sparre
DeputyCounty Director (Länsrådet)
SalarySEK 97,800/month (2017)[2]
WebsiteGovernor and County Director

This is a list of governors for Västernorrland County of Sweden, from 1658 to present. Västernorrland was created from the briefly existing Härnösand and Hudiksvall Counties in 1654, which in turn had been separated from Norrland County in 1645.


  1. ^ The governor is often appointed for a six-year mandate. It can be extended if the person has not reached retirement age.[1]


  1. ^ "Landshövding och länsledning" (in Swedish). County administrative boards of Västernorrland. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  2. ^ Nilsson, Emmeli; Hellerstedt, Linus (2017-06-20). "Så mycket tjänar myndighetscheferna – hela listan" [How much do the heads of agencies earn - complete list] (in Swedish). Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Carin Jämtin ny landshövding i Västernorrlands län" (in Swedish). Regeringen och Regeringskansliet. 2023-09-01. Retrieved 2023-09-17.