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research page. Here you'll find record
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help you trace your Switzerland ancestors.
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In The Year 2000

According to the 2000 United States
Census[7] the states with the highest
percentage of people of Swiss
ancestry are the following:
1.Utah - 1.28%
2.Wisconsin - 0.91%
3.Idaho - 0.87%
4.Oregon - 0.76%
5.Indiana - 0.64%
Communities settled by Swiss
immigrants

Bern, Idaho
Bern, Kansas
Berne, Indiana
Bernville, Pennsylvania
Central City, Colorado
Denver, Colorado
Grayson County, Virginia
Gruetli-Laager, Tennessee
Helvetia, West Virginia
Highland, Illinois
Hohenwald, Tennessee
Holmes County, Ohio
Midway, Utah
Monroe, Wisconsin
Mt. Angel, Oregon
Naperville, Illinois
New Bern, North Carolina
New Glarus, Wisconsin
Newbern, Virginia
Payson, Utah
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Tell City, Indiana
Sacramento, California
Sugarcreek, Ohio
Vernon, Texas
Zurich, Montana


A record number of Swiss joined the huge
emigration waves to the United States in the
1880s. This influx would change American
attitudes toward immigration for good.
Read More
When Swiss Made America
Personal Pages on Swiss Families
North-West Switzerland
Swiss Genealogy
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