Casper, Natrona Co., Wyoming

Names: 
Casper, Natrona Co., Wyoming
History: 

The city was established east of the former site of Fort Caspar, a frontier fort and trading post built at a ferry crossing of the North Platte River and serving the Oregon, California, and Mormon Trails.

Many Volga German families have settled in and around Casper.

Volga German Congregations: 

Trinity Lutheran Church

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have settled in Casper:

Helzer from Norka
Propp from Hussenbach
Schillereff
Schlager from Merkel
Schwartzkopf from Neu-Dönhof
Steinmetz
Waschenfelder
Weitzel from Frank
Wilhelm
Zitzmannf

Volga Colonies

Latitude: 50.616389
Longitude: 8.968889
Latitude: 50.476699
Longitude: 7.592774