Arroyo Corto, Saavedra Partido, Buenos Aires Province

Names: 
Arroyo Corto
La Torinesa
History: 

The town of Arroyo Corto (Short Creek) was founded on 15 April 1884 by Juan Biga and Benigno Gossetti. Its first inhabitants were from the Italian city of Torino, and it became known as "La Torinesa." Over the years, many Volga German families moved there.

The expedition of the Stoessel brothers (Adán & Andrés) to travel by car to New York started in Arroyo Corto on 15 April 1928.

Volga German Congregations: 

There is a Roman Catholic church in Arroyo Corto that serves the faithful there.

Volga German Families: 

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

Aman from Hölzel
Berg
Braun from Brabander
Burghardt
Dietrich from Volmer
Dietzel
Eberle
Förster from Kamenka
Fuhr from Dehler
Geist from Hildmann
Gerk
Gertje from Brabander
Gerling
Gottfridt
Graff
Günther from Dehler
Haberkorn from Semenovka
Hammerschmidt
Heiland from Preuss
Helbert
Herbstsommer
Hipperdinger from Hölzel
Kern from Brabander
Kessler
Kihn / Kühn from Kamenka
Kisner
Kriger / Krieger
Maier from Kamenka
Martel
Martin
Melchior from Kamenka
Molleker from Brabander
Ostertag
Philipp from Preuss
Redel from Hölzel
Reser
Roppel
Roth
Rückert from Preuss
Rudel
Ruppel from Dehler
Sauer from Volmer
Schechtel from Josefstal
Schell from Dehler
Schmidt
Scholl from Dehler
Schwindt from Kamenka
Stoessel from Dehler
Wagner from Hölzel
Weht from Hölzel
Weigel
Wesner

Notable Individuals: 
Sources: 

- Obituaries published in Argentinisches Volksfreund

Resources: 

- Lápida Cementerio Arroyo Corto (Alemanes del Wolga en Argentina)
- Placa Cementerio Arroyo Corto (Alemanes del Wolga en Argentina)

General Store of Andrés Stoessel
Source: Claudia Lorena Stoessel.

Expedition of the Stoessel Brothers (1928-1930)

Train Station in Arroyo Corto
Source: Carlos Ho.

Volga Colonies