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Jarszewko is located in Poland
Coordinates: 53°45′N 14°39′E / 53.750°N 14.650°E / 53.750; 14.650
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship West Pomeranian
County Goleniów
Gmina Stepnica
Population 80

Jarszewko [jarˈʂɛfkɔ] (German Jassow am Hof) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Stepnica, within Goleniów County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland.[1] It is about 70 km from Szczecin and 30 km from Świnoujście. It is on the coast of the Szczecin Lagoon and has a population of about 80. It was first mentioned in 1590, and belonged to the family of von Flemming.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany. Following World War II the native German populace was expelled and replaced by Poles. For the history of the region, see History of Pomerania. History [Edit | edit source]

Translated via Google Translate from text in the German version of this posting: The first mention of the place was in the year 1590. Jassow was created as a street village, but were formed out of three districts. The place was in the 18th century the Pomeranian noble family of Flemming, and administratively it was each subordinate localities Piaski and Brzozowo. Over time Jassow developed into a small nucleated village. In Jassow was an agricultural large and part, and in 1870 was one of the associated town about 260 inhabitants. 1880 Windmill was built by the Dutch model.

Towards the end of World War II Jassow early March 1945, occupied by the Red Army. In the fighting the windmill was destroyed.

After the war Jassow was placed under Polish administration and renamed Jarszewko. The village has about 80 residents.

Today's development comes largely from the turn of the century. That tourism is for the village of great importance, and it will be built reinforced cottages. West of Jassow, the Szczecin Lagoon, there is a beach, and the surroundings are developed for tourism with biking and hiking trails.


Coordinates: 53°45′N 14°39′E / 53.750°N 14.650°E / 53.750; 14.650