KRZESZOW: Podkarpackie Print

photos. Alternate names: Krzeszów [Pol], Kreshiv, קז'אשוב [Yid], Ksheshuv, Кшешув [Rus], Kzheshov, Kreshov, Kresziw, Kreshov, Konigsberg. 50°24' N, 22°21' E, 60 miles S of Lublin, 19 miles SW of Biłgoraj. Krzeszów is a village in Nisko powiat, Subcarpathian Voivodeship in SE Poland and seat of the administrative district called Gmina Krzeszów. On the San River, 21 kilometres (13 mi) SE of Nisko and 48 km (30 mi)NE of the regional capital Rzeszów in 2005, the village had a population of 862. ShtetLink. Jews lived there from the 17th c. In November 1942, about 1,500 Jews were executed out of the town. 300 tombstones preserved include about 100 rare cast-iron tombstones from the mid-19th century. A conflicting report is 80 gravestones remaining, dating from 1852. [May 2009]

US Commission No. POCE00009. The US Commission is not finished rechecking this file [2000]. In Tarnobrzeg.

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