Nisko is included in the Kolbuszowa Region Research Group (KRRG). Shtetlach were interwoven together like a tapestry and the Jewish people of neighboring shtetlach linked by marriages, trade and marketing. They shared schools, cemeteries, kosher butchers, bakers and more. Smaller shtetlach registered their birth, marriages and death in a nearby larger shtetl. One should research the neighboring area as well as an individual shtetl. The KRRG web site has resources and information that is relevant to many shtetlach. To search for family links and learn more about neighboring shtetlach, please visit the Kolbuszowa Region Research Group (KRRG).
Variant shtetl names: Nisk, Niska
KRRG Coordinator: Susana Leistner Bloch
Administrative District: Nisko
Judicial / Tax District (Subdistrict): Nisko
History and Geography:
In present day Poland Nisko is in the Podkarpackie Województwo. Nisko is the seat of the Niżański Powiat [ County ] which includes the following Gminas [ Rural Administrative Districts ] : Harasiuki, Jarocin, Jeżowe, Krzeszów, Nisko, Rudnik Nad Sanem, Ulanów
Logan J. Kleinwak
Gesher Galicia Resources
The People of Nisko:
- The GOLD - OST Family [other surnames mentioned: ANFANG , FRIDMAN, GLIKLICH].
Photos & Postcards:
Nisko County - Powiat Niżański
|Links and Databases:
Local Contact for Nisko:
Nisko City Hall / Municipal
ul. Plac Wolnosci 14
tel. 0-15 841-21-33
fax 0-15 841-22-30
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