Gering, Scotts Bluff Co., Nebraska

Names: 
Gering, Scotts Bluff Co., Nebraska
History: 

Gering was incorporated in 1890. After irrigation arrived in the area in 1902, the sugarbeet industry flourished and a sugar factory was built there in 1915. Volga German families moved there from Fort Collins and other areas to work in the sugar beet industry.

Volga Colonies: 
Sources: 

- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 52.

Resources: 

West Lawn Cemetery (findagrave.com)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

Latitude: 50.183056
Longitude: 9.137778
Latitude: 50.616389
Longitude: 8.968889
Latitude: 50.229167
Longitude: 9.112500