Orlof
Names
Orlof, Orloff, Orlov, Orlow
Location
51°05'48" N 46°34'30" E
History
      Orlof was founded by Mennonite colonists from West Prussia in 1871. Orlof was one of a group of Mennonite Colonies known as the Am Trakt Settlement.

Church
      There were two churches that served the Am Trakt Settlement Mennonites. One of them was located in Orlof.
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1886
1891
1894
1897
17
80
44
36
1904
1910
18
170
98
72
1920
22*
232
1926
33
208
98
110
*Of which 21 households 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): 402.
- Dyck, Johannes J. Am Trakt: A Mennonite Settlement in the Central Volga Region. Winnipeg, MB: CMBC Publications, 1995.
- 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.
- Schroeder, William and Helmut Huebert. Mennonite Historical Atlas (Winnipeg, MB: Springfield Publishers, 1996): 133.
Last updated 8 April 2013.
Map showing Lysanderhöh, Orlof,
Ostenfeld, and Medemtal (1935).