Hinterfeld (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)
|Hinterfeld (now known as Kącik, Poland)
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Hinterfeld (also known as Neuteicher Hinterfeld and Neuteicherhinterfeld; now known as Kącik; coordinates: 54.164343, 18.947382 [54° 9′ 51″ N, 18° 56′ 50″ E]; population in 1905, 173; in 2012, 60), is located approximately 6 kilometres (4 miles) north-west of Nowy Staw (Neuteich), 16 km. (10 mi.) north of Malbork (Marienburg), and 31 km. (19 mi.) south-east of the regional capital Gdańsk (Danzig).
Hinterfeld was established after 1772 in West Prussia. Hinterfeld was situated in the district (Kreis) of Marienburg until the establishment of the Free City of Danzig in 1920. The village came under the control of Nazi Germany during World War II until February 1945, when it was occupied by Soviet forces and returned to Poland. In 2012 Hinterfeld (now Kącik) was a village in the administrative district of Gmina Nowy Staw, within Malbork County, Pomeranian Voivodeship.
In 1776, the village had four families with the following surnames: Fast, Neufeldt, and Reymer. In 1820, the village had 101 residents, including 16 Mennonites.
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