Twin Falls, Twin Falls Co., Idaho

Includes the following communities: 
Twin Falls, Twin Falls Co., Idaho
Kimberly, Twin Falls Co., Idaho
Buhl, Twin Falls Co., Idaho

Volga Germans seeking work in the sugar beet industry settled the Twin Falls area.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Twin Falls:

Distel from Rothammel
Goetz from Herzog
Kolb from Laub
Krumm from Kukkus
Mai from Kratzke
Ostermiller from Beideck
Spreier from Dietel
Stecklein from Zug
Steinmetz from Brunnental
Traudt from Norka
Wendler from Ober-Monjou


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


- Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery (
- Twin Falls Cemetery (

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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