Nisland, Butte Co., South Dakota

Names: 
Nisland, Butte Co., South Dakota
History: 

Nisland was settled by Volga German beet farmers responding to a opportunities brought about by a new irrigation project in 1905.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have settled in or around Nisland:

Dumler from Grimm
Kindsfater
Rothermel from Katharinenstadt
Ruff

Volga Colonies: 
Sources: 

- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States (Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 53.

Resources: 

Nisland Cemetery (findagrave.com)

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

Latitude: 49.066667
Longitude: 8.900000
Latitude: 49.509595
Longitude: 8.179546
Latitude: 49.634288
Longitude: 8.833207