Alternate names: Margonin [Pol, Ger]. 52°58' N, 17°06' E, 38 miles N of Poznań (Posen). Jewish population: 189 (in 1881), 54 (in 1905). Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), VI, p. 113: "Margonin" #1. Margonin is a town in Chodzież County, Greater Poland Voivodeship with 2,941 inhabitants in 2004. Gmina Margonin is an urban-rural administrative district in Chodzież County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, in west-central Poland. Its seat is the town of Margonin, 13 km (8 mi) E of Chodzież and 64 km (40 mi) N of the regional capital Poznań. The gmina 2006 total population is 6,414 (out of which the population of Margonin amounts to 2,956). Apart from the town of Margonin, Gmina Margonin contains the villages and settlements of Adolfowo, Bugaj, Dębiniec, Karolinka, Klaudia, Klotyldzin, Kowalewo, Lipiniec, Lipiny, Marcinek, Margońska Wieś, Młynary, Próchnowo, Radwanki, Studźce, Sułaszewo, Sypniewo, Tereska, Witkowice, Zbyszewice and Żoń. Jewish history. [June 2009]
US Commission No. POCE000433
Margonin is located in Pilaat at 52º58 17º06, 30 km. from Pila. Cemetery location: Okopowa St. (New Town). Present town population is 5,000-25,000 without Jews.
mz. Henryk Grecki, 70-534 Szczecin, Soltysia 3/13, tel. 377-41 completed survey 30 Aug 1991. No interviews and no site visit. Documentation sources worked out by Mr. Flatkowski [sic].
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