Hungarian settlements in North America are those settlements, which were founded by Hungarian settlers, immigrants. Some of them is still exist, sometimes their names was changed. The first greater Hungarian immigration wave reached North America in the 19th century, the first settlements were established at that time.
Settlements with Hungarian name [ edit ]
Esterhazy, Saskatchewan – The town was named after Count Paul Oscar Esterhazy (Eszterházy). He was a Hungarian nobleman, who settled down Hungarians in the late 19th century.
Otthon, Saskatchewan – The name of the settlement means Home.
New Buda, Iowa – This unincorporated town is now in New Buda Township, Decatur County, Iowa, which wears its name. It was founded by László Újházy. He wanted to collect the Hungarian immigrants of 1848–1849 to one place, where they could built a New Hungary.
Buda, Illinois, a village, named after the old Hungarian capital
Buda, Nebraska, an unincorporated community
Buda, Texas, a city, not sure that is a corruption of the Spanish word “viuda,” or “widow,”, or named after the Hungarian capital
Budapest, Georgia – It was named after the capital of Hungary and it really had Hungarian population, so as the nearby , too, which is also named after a Hungarian settlement. Tokaj
Budapest, Missouri – Also named after the capital of Hungary.
Balaton, Minnesota – It was named after the greatest Hungarian lake Balaton.
Kossuthville, Florida – It was named after Louis Kossuth, and it has Hungarian population. [1 ]
Kossuth, Wisconsin - It was named after Louis Kossuth.
Kossuth County, Iowa
Kossuth, Mississippi, a village
Kossuth, Ohio, an unincorporated place in Auglaize County
Kossuth Colony Historic District, an area in Dayton, Ohio
Settlements, whose name was changed [ edit ]
Settlements, where there is a significant Hungarian population [ edit ]
Hungarian Reformed Church, New York
Cleveland – Cleveland once was known as the second greates Hungarian city outside Hungary. Cleveland and the neighboring area has about 130,000 Hungarian population. [3 ]
Fairport Harbor, Ohio – This village contains the highest percentage of Hungarian population, 11.5%. The current mayor, the fire department leader and the police chief all has Hungarian roots.
Yorkville, Manhattan – East 79th Street was the Hungarian Boulevard. On East 82nd Street stands the St. Stephen Catholic church and farther east on the same street the Hungarian Reformed Church.
New Brunswick, New Jersey – Around the turn of the 20th century the Hungarian population began to attracting in New Brunswick. There is a Hungarian Festival in the city and there are many Hungarian institutions, including churches, kindergartens, schools, associations or folk dance ensembles.
Edmonton, Alberta – In 2006 there lived 12 110 Hungarians. [4 ]
South Bend, Indiana – 3.3% of the population (3 559 persons) is Hungarian.
Toledo, Ohio – From 1892 it has a great Hungarian community, in 2006 there lived 6,093 Hungarians.
Prince Rupert and Terrace, British Columbia – settlements which became home to refugees from the Sopron Faculty of Forestry in 1956 and since
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