Bellingham, Whatcom Co., Washington
In 1885, Georg Schmidt from Frank was the first Volga German to settle in Bellingham. He later relocated to Walla Walla, but by the turn of the century a considerable Volga German settlement had formed in Bellingham.
The following Volga German families are known to have settled in and around Bellingham:
Schmidt from Frank
.- Scheuerman, Richard D. & Clifford E. Trafzer. The Volga Germans: Pioneers of the Northwest (Moscow, ID: University of Idaho Press, 1985): 175.