KehilaLinks: Tuchin

Other Names

  • Tuczyn (Polish)
  • Tutshin
  • Tuchin-Krippe


Tuchin is located in western Ukraine, in the geographical region known as Volyn (Volhynia, Wolyn, etc.) approximately 24 km northeast of Rovno. The smaller town of Kripa, known in Ukrainian as Gorin'grad (Polish Horyngrod), is located approximately 7 km southwest of Tuchin. Both Tuchin and Kripa are on the banks of the Horyn River.

View Tuchin via MapQuest (Lat 50° 42´, Long 26° 34´).
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View a historical map. This section of a German "Großblatt" military map from the period of World War I shows the area around Tuchin and Kripa (Horyngrod) in great detail. The original map scale is 1:100000 (1 inch equals about 1½ miles). Topographic features (including elevations), towns and streets, even individual buildings, are shown as they existed before WWI. Local villages are labeled with their Polish names.Click here to view the map.

Tuchin or Tulchin? Does your family actually have roots in Tulchin (Tul’chyn)? Remember, Tul’chyn, Ukraine, is a different town, located approximately 280 km SE of Tuchin, in the Podolia region. For more information on Tul'chyn, contact the Tul’chyn KehilaLinks leader. 

Pictures (Updated 4 January 2000)

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Background Information

Memoirs and Family Stories

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Searchable Databases

  • JewishGen Family Finder (for Tuchin)

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  • This 1923 Business Directory for Tuchin and surrounding villages lists many Jewish names.Click here to search the names.

The Legacy of the Holocaust

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Other Tuchin Links (Updated 2 November 2014)

Compiled by David R. Brill

Updated by DRB 02 Nov 2014

Copyright © 2000 David R. Brill

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