List of Shtetls near a place/Bialystok #general


Carlos Glikson
 

Barbara Meyers asked " can anyone tell me the names of some of the shtetls
that were within the Bialystok limits or just on the outskirts of it? " and
mentioned "while I still have Where We Once Walked on loan, I would love to
make a list of the shtetls for future reference in the Bialystok vicinities
since I have no clue as to what shtetls my families came from."

The Shtetl Seeker system can solve the list problem - not the rest of the
question, unfortunately!. Shtetl Seeker mentions it allows to

1) Search the towns in Central and Eastern Europe, using exact spelling or
the Daitch-Mokotoff Soundex system. This search will display latitude and
longitude for each location, as well as the distance to the country's
capital city.

And it also allows to

2) List all of the towns within a certain distance of given latitude /
longitude coordinates. (You may find these coordinates using the above town
search).

I did 1) in http://www.jewishgen.org/ShtetlSeeker/loctown.htm for
Bialystok, and the coordinates are 5308 2309

Now, if you go into http://www.jewishgen.org/ShtetlSeeker/locrad.htm for
2) you will find ShtetlSeeker - Radius Search

It will allow you to search for all towns within 1 to 30 miles (whatever
distance you choose) centered at coordinates
53 08 23 09 (you have to split the 5308 2309 ).

You may even refine the search limiting it to towns starting with a
specific letter.

So, you may do this for different radiuses, save the results, and you will
get lists of shtetls near Bialystok - or the coordinates of your choice -
for the distance you select, up to 30 miles. I hope this helps.

Carlos GLIKSON - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Searching for

GLIKSON, GLICKSON, GLUCKSOHN, GLUECKSOHN (Suwalki, Marijampole, Augustow,
Sejny,Sopotkin), ALPEROVICH, ALPEROWICZ (Kremenchug, Vilnius)
POKROISKY, POKROJSKI, POKROY (Suwalki, Seirijai)
HOLLANDERSKY, HOLLENDERSKI, HOLLANDER (Suwalki, Seirijai, Lomza)
TARNOPOLSKY, TARNOPOL (Kremenchug, Kharkov), KRASNAPOLSKY (?)
FELCHINSKY(Kremenchug, Vilnius),KARP (Grodno),GOLUMBIEWSKY, GOLOMB (?),

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