Urdinarrain, Departamento Gualeguaychú, Entre Ríos Province
Includes the following communities:
On 23 September 1890, a train station was opened at Villa Florida. On the other side of the tracks was the village of Villa Mitre. Following the 1895 National Argentine Census, the two were unified under the name Urdinarrain, after Manuel Antonio Urdinarrain (1800-1869), a general in the Argentine Civil Wars.
Many Volga German families have settled in Urdinarrain.
Volga German Families:
The following Volga German families settled in and around Urdinarrain:
Brum from Schilling
Dorsch from Wiesenmüller
Fritzler from Stephan
Geier from Huck
Schimpf from Dobrinka
- Manuel Urdinarrain (Wikipedia) - in Spanish
- Municipalidad de Urdinarrain (official web site)
- Urdinarrain (Wikipedia)