Neu-Walter

Names: 
Neu-Walter
Sverdlovo
Walter-Chutor
Walter-Khutor
Свердлово
Mother Colonies: 
History: 

The village of Walter-Khutor was founded by colonists from Walter who were seeking additional land to farm. This daughter colony still exists and is now larger than its parent colony in size and population. There are several hundred homes.

Walter-Khutor was located outside of the boundary of the Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic of the Volga Germans.

Church: 

There was a Bethaus (prayer house) located in Walter Khutor. The building is still standing and was restored in 1992 as the community center, dance hall, and library.

Population: 
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1850
 
 
 
 
1857
 
 
 
 
1859
 
 
 
 
1886
 
 
 
 
1891
 
 
 
 
1894
 
 
 
 
1897
 
 
 
 
1904
 
 
 
 
1910
 
 
 
 
1912
 
 
 
 
1926
208
1,516
757
759
Sources: 

- Preliminary Results of the Soviet Census of 1926 on the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.

Lutheran Church in Walter-Khutor when it was dedicated (ca. 1903-1905)
Source: Jean Roth.

Belfry near the Lutheran Church in Walter-Khutor.
Source: Jean Roth.

Former church in Neu-Walter (2011).
Source: wolgadeutsche.net.

Former church in Neu-Walter (2016?).
Source: Jorge Bohn.