|SZCZUCZYN: Gmina Szamotuły|
Alternate names: Szczuczyn [Pol], Shtutzin and שצוצין [Yid], Shchuchin and Щучин [Rus], Szczuczyn Białostocki, Szczuczyn (Białystok). 53° 34'N / 22° 18'E 46 miles NW of Białystok; 28 miles NNE of Łomża. (NOT Scucyn in Belarus). 1900 Jewish population: 3,336. Szczuczyn is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Szamotuły within Szamotuły County, Greater Poland Voivodeship in west-central Poland approximately 2 mi N of Szamotuły and 22 mi north NW of regional capital, Poznań.
Jewish history. [July 2012]