District of Schwerin (Mecklenburg)

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Basic data
Inventory period 1933-1952
Administrative headquarters Schwerin
Residents 35,811 (1939)
Communities 134 (1939)
Map of Mecklenburg
Mecklenburg 1905.png

The district of Schwerin was a district in Mecklenburg from 1933 to 1952 . The district seat was in Schwerin . The district is now part of the districts of Northwest Mecklenburg and Ludwigslust-Parchim in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania .


1933 from the Mecklenburg office Schwerin the county Schwerin formed. The city of Schwerin remained independent. After Mecklenburg-Schwerin was united with Mecklenburg-Strelitz in 1934 to form a state of Mecklenburg , in 1939 the name of the district was changed to the district of Schwerin . After the Second World War , the district initially belonged to the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in the Soviet occupation zone . The name of the country was changed to Mecklenburg in 1947 . Since 1949 it belonged to the GDR .

On July 1, 1950, the Rögnitz community moved from the Schwerin district to the Hagenow district .

During the territorial reform of 1952 , a new district structure was created:

District administrators

Population development

Residents 1925 (office) 1933 1939 1946
36,511 39,174 35,811 73,524

The population of the towns in the district in 1939:

Crivitz 3,324
Gadebusch 2,629

cities and communes

In 1939, the district of Schwerin comprised two cities and 130 other municipalities:

In the 1930s there were several incorporations:

Individual evidence

  1. a b c d Michael Rademacher: German administrative history from the unification of the empire in 1871 to the reunification in 1990. Schwerin.html. (Online material for the dissertation, Osnabrück 2006).
  2. ^ The district of Schwerin at gov.genealogy.net
  3. 1946 census