ZATOR: Malopolskie Print

Alternate names: Zator [Pol, Yid, Ger]. 49°59' N, 19°27' E, 22 miles WSW of Kraków, 10 miles ESE of Oświęcim, 7 miles NNW of Wadowice. Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), XIV, pp. 457-465: "Zator". Jewish population: 376 (in 1895). Zator is an old town (pop. 3,779 in 2006) in southern Poland in Lesser Poland Voivodeship since 1999 and previously in Bielsko-Biała Voivodeship (1975-1998). [July 2009]

CEMETERY: "mostly destroyed." Source: Cohen, Chester G. "Jewish Cemeteries in Southern Poland" from `An Epilogue' in Shtetl Finder . 1980.

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