Hagfors is a locality ( Tätort ) in the Swedish province of Värmland County, the historical province of Värmland. The town is the capital of the municipality of Hagfors and lies on the River Klarälven.

Through the area to Hagfors leads the Rally Sweden. In the town itself there is the Service Park for the rally.


1850 lived in what is now Hagfors approximately 120 people (19 families). Hagfors 1876 was registered as a place name. From 1940-1950 Hagfors belonged to the parish Råda. On January 1, 1950 Hagfors was a separate town. In 1974, the city was along with other places of the newly created municipality of Hagfors Hagfors and was the main village.


The nearest airport is the public Hagfors airport. The former railway line Nordmark - Klarälvens Järnvägar is shut down and dismantled.


In Hagfors were born:

  • Ingemar Johansson (1924-2009), Swedish skiers
  • Monica Zetterlund (1937-2005), Swedish singer and actress
  • Stefan Borsch ( b. 1947 ), Swedish singer
  • Christer Sjögren ( born 1950 ), Swedish singer
  • Anders Åslund ( born 1956 ), Swedish football player