Sugar City, Madison Co., Idaho

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Sugar City, Madison Co., Idaho

Sugar City was a company town for the Fremont County Sugar Company, part of the Utah-Idaho Sugar Company. A sugar beet processing factory was built there in 1903-1904.

Volga Germans seeking work in the sugarbeet industry settled the Sugar City area.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families setttled in and around Sugar City, Idaho:

Bischoff from Dobrinka
Holstein from Galka
Moore from Moor
Ostermiller from Beideck
Schwartzkopf from Neu-Dönhof
Treise from Wiesenmüller


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


- Sugar City Cemetery (

Pre-Volga Origin

Sugar beet factory in Sugar City, Idaho.
Source: unknown.

Volga Colonies

Latitude: 49.585556
Longitude: 7.456389
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