Hohendorf
Names
Hohendorf, Visokoye, Vysoloye
Location
Coming soon.
History
Hohendorf was founded by Mennonite colonists from West Prussia in 1861. As it was located on an elevated parcel of land, it was given the name of "high village." Hohendorf was one of a group of Mennonite Colonies known as the Am Trakt Settlement.

Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1886
1891
1894
1897
18
96
47
49
1904
1910
20
107
47
60
1912
300
1920
27
212
1926*
32
179
85
94
*Of whom, all but one woman were German.
Pastors
Coming soon.
Sources:
- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- Dietz, Jacob E. History of the Volga German Colonists. Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2005.
- Dyck, Johannes J. Am Trakt: A Mennonite Settlement in the Central Volga Region. Winnipeg, MB: CMBC Publications, 1995.
- Klaus, A.A. Our Colonies. Saint Petersburg, Russia, 1869 (Appendix II, p.16).
- Koch, Fred C. The Volga Germans: In Russia and the Americas, from 1763 to the Present (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1977): 312.
- List of the Populated Places of the Samara Province (Samara, Russia, 1910): 334.
- Preliminary Totals of the All-Union Population Census of 1926 for the Volga German ASSR (Pokrovsk, Russia, 1927): pp.28-83.
Last updated 8 April 2013.
Map showing Hohendorf (1935).