Herington, Dickinson Co., Kansas

Names: 
Herington, Dickinson Co., Kansas
History: 

Herington is named in honor of its founder Monroe Davis Herington who came to the area in 1880, but there had been white settlers living along Lyon Creek as early as 1859. With the arrival of the railroad, the number of settlers coming to the area dramatically increased.

Volga German Congregations: 

The following congregations were attended by the Volga Germans who settled in and around Herington:

- First Baptist Church (founded 1885)
- Immanuel Lutheran Church (in town)
- Immanuel Lutheran Church, Shady Brook (north of Herington)
- Our Redeemer Lutheran Church (founded 1926)
- St. Paul Lutheran Church (founded 1908)
- St. John Lutheran Church (founded 1861)

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Herington:

Deines from Franzosen
Hock from Bauer
Mohn
Riffel
Socolofsky
Steinert
Strecker
Wassemiller

Volga Colonies: 

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

Latitude: 50.592778
Longitude: 8.856389
Latitude: 50.241389
Longitude: 9.167500