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BULGARIAN ANCESTRY

People of Bulgarian heritage trace their roots to the Balkans, particularly Macedonia. The first surge of immigration to the U.S. occurred in from 1900-1910, when an estimated 50,000 Bulgarians came.

ePodunk mapped the top communities by percentage of population. The map and the following list show communities in which 1,000 or more people listed an ancestry group, and in which at least 1 percent of those people said they were of Bulgarian ancestry.

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Community Place type% Bulgarian
Bowdon, GAcity2.7
Rosemont, ILvillage2.7
Point Reyes Station, CApopulated place2.3
Crozet, VApopulated place2.1
Schiller Park, ILvillage1.8
Bryans Road, MDpopulated place1.8
Ewing, ILtownship1.7
Norton, ILtownship1.6
Fairfield, NYtown1.4
Troy, OHtownship1.4
Watkinsville, GAtown1.4
Clarksfield, OHtownship1.2
Buckeye, MItownship1.1
Vassar, MItownship1.0

Sources: 2000 Census, U.S. Census Bureau; Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups, ed. Stephan Thernstrom; Ancestry: 2000, U.S. Census Bureau (June 2004); ePodunk

Mapping by Daniel Shorter


-- October 2005

Other Bulgarian Ancestry resources:

· South Slavic Collections - Library of Congress
· Bulgaria databases
· Bulgaria Genealogy Forum
· Immigration & ship records

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