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Coat of arms of Andrychów Alternate names: Andrychów [Pol], Yandrichov [Yid], Andrichau [Ger], Andrichov, Andrikhov, Henrychów, Yendrikhov, אנדריכוב-Hebrew. 49°51' N, 19°21' E, 30 miles WSW of Kraków, 6 miles W of Wadowice. Yizkor: Sefer zikaron le-kehilot Wadowice, Andrychow, Kalwarja, Myslenice, Sucha (Ramat Gan, 1967. The largest town in Wadowice County in southern Poland with 22,257 inhabitants as of 2006 in the Lesser Poland voivodeship since 1999 and previouslyin Bielsko-Biała voivodeship (1975-1998). Andrychów (then called Henrychów) was first mentioned in 1344 as a small village in the Duchy of Zator, but an existing church was mentioned in 1325. In 1345 Andrychów had a population of 105.1880 Jewish population: 635. Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), I, p. 36: "Andrychów". 1921 Jewish population: 409 (9.8%). Ghetto: September 1942-October 1942 ghetto was located in Gawlowka ulica area with about 1000 imprisoned. Some were deported to the labor camp at the steelworks called "Bato". Others were sent to Auschwitz in November 1942. The synagogue was destroyed during WW2. [March 2009]

CEMETERY: Address is wirki i Wigury Str. The 19th century site has 400 visible gravestones and a ruined pre-burial house. No Holocaust memorial was erected. photos and video. [March 2009]

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