Erlenbach
(Wiesenseite)
Names
Basel-Mius-Khutor; Baseler; Chkalovo; Erlenbach; Schmidt
Location
51°29'98" N 47°52'00"E
History
      Erlenbach was founded in 1840 by colonists from Basel (the Sander family), Meinhard, and Philippsfeld. Erlenbach was located 29 kilometers northeast of Fedorovka on the right bank of the Mius River.
Church
      Erlenbach was a Lutheran colony and belonged to the parish headquartered in Gnadenflur.
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1889
275
1897
428
1910
465
1920
88***
720
1922
883
1923
844
1926*
103
710
343
367
1931
916**
*Of whom 701 were German (100 households: 337 male & 364 female).
**Of whom 910 were German.
***Of whom 85 households were German.
Sources:
- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- Preliminary Results of the Soviet Census of 1926 on the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.
Last updated 31 October 2014.

Map showing Erlenbach (1935).