Dolná Ves

Dolná Ves (before 1948(?): Šváb, older: Šváby; German: Schwabendorf; Hungarian: Sváb) is a village and municipality in Žiar nad Hronom District in the Banská Bystrica Region of central Slovakia. It is near the town of Kremnica.

Dolná Ves
Village
Dolná Ves as seen from Ďurova Skala
Dolná Ves as seen from Ďurova Skala
Dolná Ves is located in Banská Bystrica Region
Dolná Ves
Dolná Ves
Location of Dolná Ves in the Banská Bystrica Region
Dolná Ves is located in Slovakia
Dolná Ves
Dolná Ves
Dolná Ves (Slovakia)
Coordinates: 48°39′56″N 18°54′45″E / 48.66556°N 18.91250°E / 48.66556; 18.91250Coordinates: 48°39′56″N 18°54′45″E / 48.66556°N 18.91250°E / 48.66556; 18.91250
CountrySlovakia
RegionBanská Bystrica
DistrictŽiar nad Hronom
First mentioned1429
Government
 • MayorMilan Pračko
Area
 • Total2.37 km2 (0.92 sq mi)
Population
 (31 Dec 2011)
 • Total249
 • Density110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
967 01
Area code(s)+421-45
Car plateZH

The first written record about the village is from the year 1427 (Schwabendorff), when the village became the property of Kremnica. Dolná Ves was part of Kremnica in the Middle Ages and from 1808 to 1882. The village was founded by German colonists[citation needed].

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Genealogical resourcesEdit

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia"

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1674-1913 (parish B)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1666-1891 (parish B)

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