Erlenbach

Names: 
Basel-Mius-Khutor
Baseler
Chkalovo
Erlenbach
Schmidt
History: 

Erlenbach was founded in 1847 as a Lutheran colony by colonists resettling from Grimm, Franzosen, Dönhof, Stephan, Shcherbakovka, Galka, Holstein, Schwab, and Dobrinka.

Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1850
 
 
 
 
1857
58
593
309
284
1859
57
612
314
298
1886
131
1,092
562
530
1891
 
 
 
 
1894
142
884
458
426
1897
 
1,180*
604
576
1904
 
1,320
 
 
1911
 
1,525
 
 
1920
224**
1,560
 
 
1922
 
1,368
 
 
1926***
234
1,462
724
738
1931
 
1,613****
 
 

*Of whom 1,175 were German.
**Of which 219 households were German.
***Of whom 1,453 were German (231 households: 716 male & 737 female).
****Of whom 1,601 were German.

Sources: 

- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- Preliminary Results of the Soviet Census of 1926 on the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.

Map showing Erlenbach (1935).

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