Immigration to Illinois
History
      Volga Germans began settling in Illinois in 1888 with the first immigrants from Grimm and Balzer arriving in the Humboldt Park area of Chicago.
Primary Settlement Areas
Aurora
Chicago metro area (not necessarily within the Chicago city limits):
Chicago (Bellwood-Maywood)
Chicago (Dolton)
Chicago (Dunning)
Chicago (Humboldt Park)
Chicago (Jefferson Park)
Chicago (Lakeview)
Chicago (Lansing)
Chicago (Melrose Park)
Chicago (Riverdale)
Chicago (Roosevelt & Crawford)
Chicago (Rothammel)
Chicago (Thornton)
Rockford
Sources:
Coming soon . . .
External Links
Last updated on 10 May 2011.

Ethnic Map of Chicago
by Neighborhood (1950)
Source: Daniel Pogorzelski.


Volga German Band in Chicago (1930s).
Source: George Valko.