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Coat of arms of Polanów Alternate names: Polanów [Pol], Pollnow [Ger]. 54°07' N 16°41' E, 220.2 miles NW of Warszawa. This town n Koszalin powiat in West Pomeranian Voivodeship had 3,001 inhabitants in 2004. Gmina Polanów is an urban-rural administrative district in northwest Poland with its seat in the town of Polanów. The cemetery is located on ul. Partyzancka.   [June 2009]

US Commission No. POCE00336

(Alternate name: Pollnow in German) Polanow is located in the Koszalin region at 54º07N 16º41E, 35 km from Koszalin. The cemetery is located on Portyzancha Street. Present town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews.

  • Town: Polanow is Urzad Gminy w Polonowie. Local: Srazjna Salamon-Panstwowa Sluiba Ochrony Zabytkow w Koszalinie, ul. Lampego 34, 75-950 Koszalin, tel. 28-313.
  • Regional: Wojewodzki Konserwator Zabytkow, mgr. im. arch. Andrei Fijaruowski, Koszalin, tel. 28-322.

The unlandmarked Progressive/Reform Jewish cemetery was established at the beginning of 19th century. The isolated urban hillside has no sign or marker, no wall, gate, or fence. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all. The size of the cemetery before W.W.II was 0.07 hectares; it is the same size now. No gravestones are visible. Municipality owns site used as an unused Jewish cemetery. Properties adjacent are agricultural. Frequently, local residents visit. The cemetery was vandalized during W.W.II. No maintenance. There is a slight vegetation threat.

Henryk Grecki, 70-539 Szcrecin, ul. Soltysia 3/13, tel. 377-41 completed survey on August 13, 1991. J. Piotrowska and H. Kowalska visited the site on July 10, 1990.

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