Irazusta,
Departamento Gualeguaychú,
Entre Ríos Province
Names
Colonia Stauber; Estación Irazusta; Irazusta; Villa Eleonora
Location
32°55' S 58°57' W
History
      The village of Irazusta was named after one of its first settlers, Juan José Irazusta. The railroad came through the area in 1909, but it was not until 18 October 1911 that a station was opened in Irazusta, at that time called Villa Eleonora.
Volga German Families
      The following Volga German families are known to have settled in Irazusta:
Alt
Bauer
Bohl
Brotzman
Hausch
Heidel
Hergenröther
Hilt
Horn
Hornus
Kindfater
Koch
Korell
Leichner
Lickay
Michel
Neiwirt
Niderhaus
Otto
Pfenning
Rothermel
Sack
Schlegel
Schneider
Wagner
Weigandt
Zitterkopf
Sources:
- Derka, Mabel J. de. Historia de pueblos que no quieren desaparecer: Irazusta. Buenos Aires : Responde, 2004.
- Leandro Hildt
Volga German Congregations
Resources
Coming soon . . .
External Links
- Irazusta (Wikipedia) - in Spanish
Last updated on 13 December 2012.
Former train station in
Irazusta, Entre Ríos (2009)
Source: rusoe