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Shtetls of Kherson gubernia

Shtetls of Kherson gubernia

 

All places with significant Jewish population in former Kherson gubernia on one map according to 1897 census.

On the eve of World War I, more than 340 000 Jews lived in this area.

 

 

Kherson
17492 Jews according to 1897 census (30% of total population)

Берислав – Berislav (Russian)
2641 Jews according to 1897 census (22% of total population)

Nikolaev
19555 Jews according to 1897 census (21% of total population)

Александрия – Alexandriia (Russian)
3735 Jews according to 1897 census (27% of total population)

Novogeorgievsk was a city in Ukraine that since 1961 was flooded by the Kremenchuk water reservoir.
1454 Jews according to 1897 census (13% of total population)
70% of Novogeorgievsk is a village Nagirne now.

Ананьев – Ananev, Anan’ev, Ananyev (Russian)
3527 Jews according to 1897 census (21% of total population)

Elisavetgrad now it is Kropivnitskiy
23890 Jews according to 1897 census (39% of total population)

Бобринец – Bobrinets (Russian)
3480 Jews according to 1897 census (24% of total population)

Вознесенск – Voznesensk (Russian)
5924 Jews according to 1897 census (38% of total population)

Novomirgorod
1622 Jews according to 1897 census (17% of total population)

Одесса – Odessa (Russian)
138935 Jews according to 1897 census (34% of total population)

Ochakov
1480 Jews according to 1897 census (14% of total population)

Tiraspol
8659 Jews according to 1897 census (27% of total population)
Now it is a capital of self-proclaimed Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic.

Ggigoriopol
832 Jews according to 1897 census (11% of total population)
Now it is a part of self-proclaimed Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic.

Dubossari
5219 Jews according to 1897 census (43% of total population)
Now it is a part of self-proclaimed Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic.

Березовка – Berezovka (Russian)
3458 Jews according to 1897 census (56% of total population) ++

Бобровый Кут – Bobrovyi Kut (Russian)
1248 Jews according to 1897 census (85% of total population)

Bratolubovka
1193 Jews according to 1897 census (51% of total population)

before 1945 – Valegotsulovo
after 1945 – village Dolinskoe, Ananev district
1865 Jews according to 1897 census (20% of total population) Валегоцулово

In 1920, city Pervomaisk was created from 3 shtetls: Bogopol, Olviopol and Holta.
Holta: 1245 Jews according to 1897 census (18% of total population)
Olviopol: 1481 Jews according to 1897 census (22% of total population)

before 1945 – Grossulovo
after 1945 – Velika Mikhailovka, Odessa region
1201 Jews according to 1897 census (58% of total population)

Dmitrovka, Znamenskiy district, Kirovograd region
1112 Jews according to 1897 census (14% of total population)

Dobraya (Jewish colony)
2272 Jews according to 1897 census (88% of total population)

Добровеличковка – Dobrovelichkovka (Russian)
1718 Jews according to 1897 census (60% of total population)

Доманевка – Domanevka (Russian)
903 Jews according to 1897 census (79% of total population)

before 1945 – Jewish colony Efingar
after 1945 – Plushevka
2038 Jews according to 1897 census (92% of total population)

Zahar’evka
1732 Jews according to 1897 census (48% of total population)

Jewish colony Izluchistoe
739 Jews according to 1897 census (87% of total population)

before 1945 – jewish colony Israilevka
after 1945 – village Berezovatka, Ustinovka district, Kirovograd region
1387 Jews according to 1897 census (93% of total population)

Inhulets 
2696 Jews according to 1897 census (97% of total population) Ингулец (колония)

Jewish colony Kamеnka – Каменка (Russian)
708 Jews according to 1897 census (84% of total population) Камянка (Маевская), колония

before Revolution – Kantakuzovka
now – villahe Pribuzhani, Voznesenk district, Nikolaevka region
912 Jews according to 1897 census (43% of total population)

Katyagailovka
1099 Jews according to 1897 census (33% of total population)

Krivoy Rog
2672 Jews according to 1897 census (18% of total population)

Jewish colony Lvovo, now it is a village in Berislav district, Kherson region
1338 Jews according to 1897 census (95% of total population)

village Mostovoe, Domanevka district, Nikolaev region
862 Jews according to 1897 census (54% of total population)
before 1945 – Jewish colony Nagartav
after 1945 – former colony was incorporated in town Bereznegovatoe, Nikolaev region
1571 Jews according to 1897 census (92% of total population)

Novoarhangelsk
943 Jews according to 1897 census (15% of total population)

Jewish colony NovoVitebsk, Sofievka district, Dnepropetrovsk region
849 Jews according to 1897 census (87% of total population)

NovoVorontsovka
1685 Jews according to 1897 census (32% of total population)

Novokovno, Sofievka district, Dnepropetrovsk region
796 Jews according to 1897 census (86% of total population)

Nova Odessa
1010 Jews according to 1897 census (18% of total population)

Novopavlovka, Vradievka district, Nikolaevka region
953 Jews according to 1897 census (60% of total population)

village Novopoltavka, Novobugskiy district, Nikolaev region
1959 Jews according to 1897 census (90% of total population)

Noviy Bug
1962 Jews according to 1897 census (15% of total population)

Pavlovsk (Novoukrianka)
2909 Jews according to 1897 census (18% of total population)

Petroverovka
819 Jews according to 1897 census (47% of total population)

Jewish colony Romanovka, Bereznegovatiy district, Nikolaevka region
1283 Jews according to 1897 census (99% of total population) Романовка Больш. и Мал. (колонии)

before 1946 – Jewish colony Sagaidak
after 1946 – incorporated in village Sadki, Ustinovka district, Kirovograd region
770 Jews according to 1897 census (96% of total population)

before 1927 – Bolshaya Seidemehyha
1927 – 1944 Kalinindorf
1944 – 2016 Kalininskoe
after 2016 –  village Kalinoskoe, Vekiloaleksandrovka district, Kherson region
1284 Jews according to 1897 census (82% of total population) * Сейдеменуха Бол. (Татарка), Калининдорф

before 1927 – Malaya Seidemehyha
502 Jews according to 1897 census (97% of total population)

village Sofievka, Nikolaev district, Odessa region
407 Jews according to 1897 census (77% of total population) Софиевка (Черноморское

before revolution – Yanovka
now — Ivanovka, Odessa region
1438 Jews according to 1897 census (76% of total population) Яновка (Баранова Малая

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3 Comments

  1. Thank you.
    Your publications help to learn more about the past..

  2. I have a whole family branch from Berezovka, but have been unable to find any records (census of 1897 would be amazing), did you get your figures from the actual census or some sort of summary? And if anything of the census of Berezovka survived, which archive would it be found in?

    • I used only statistic information and don’t have information regarding census-1897 records (

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