Balashov, Saratov Oblast

Names: 
Balashov, Saratov Oblast
Балашов, Саратовская область
History: 

Because of its proximity to the Volga German colonies, many Volga German families lived in Balashov through the years.

Sources: 

- Williams, Hattie Plum. A Social Study of the Russian German. Thesis. (Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska, 1916): 12.

Pre-Volga Origin