Belle Fourche, Butte Co., South Dakota

Names: 
Belle Fourche, Butte Co., South Dakota
History: 

Belle Fourche was settled by Volga German immigrants who came to work in the sugar beet fields that were made possible by an irrigation project in 1905.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have settled in or around Belle Fourche:

Amen
Keil
Kindsfater from Dietel
Rothermel from Katharinenstadt
Ruff

Volga Colonies: 
Sources: 

- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 53.

Resources: 

Pine Slope Cemetery (findagrave.com)

Volga Colonies

Latitude: 49.509595
Longitude: 8.179546
Latitude: 49.634288
Longitude: 8.833207