Eaton, Weld Co., Colorado

Eaton, Weld Co., Colorado

The town of Eaton is named after Benjamin Harrison Eaton, a pioneer in irrigation that increased agricultural production in the area. With the development of the sugar beet industry in Weld County, many Volga German families moved to the area from Kansas and Nebraska.

Volga German Congregations: 

Christ Lutheran Church

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Eaton:

Fritzler from Grimm

Volga Colonies: 
Notable Individuals: 

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

Latitude: 49.292500
Longitude: 6.535000
Latitude: 49.100285
Longitude: 8.973628