Windsor, Larimer Co., Colorado

Windsor, Larimer Co., Colorado

In 1904, a large group of Volga Germans from Dönhof settled in Windsor. By the 1930s Windsor had become a large Volga German settlement with over 900 families. Most of the families worked around the farming of sugar beets. In addition to Dönhof, Volga Germans from Dietel, Dreispitz, Erlenbach, Frank, Grimm, Holstein, Merkel, Messer, Norka, Oberdorf, and Shcherbakovka settled in the area.

Volga German Congregations: 

Faith United Church of Christ
St. John Lutheran Church
Windsor Evangelical Congregational Church
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
Zion United Church of Christ


- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 50.
- USA Settlement List (Patricia Miller)

Volga Colonies

Latitude: 49.842708
Longitude: 8.826458
Latitude: 50.592778
Longitude: 8.856389
Latitude: 49.509595
Longitude: 8.179546