German(ic) Place Names
in the American Midwest

A historic-geographic dataset fully accessible via . . . .

This dataset provides 770 German(ic) place names (634 German, 136 German-related) located in the American Midwest fully accessible via the WebGIS application TopoGIS.

The data is based on broader research on German(ic) places, identity, and heritage in the region, published in 2013 by Stephan Fuchs.

Please continue to learn more about the data’s background and context, sources and methodology, and general findings.

You can find additional information on German immigration, settlement and local heritage on the German Communities website.

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