coat of arms map
Wappen Vellbergs Deutschlandkarte, Position von Vellberg hervorgehoben
base data
Land of the Federal Republic: Baden-Wuerttemberg
governmental district: Stuttgart
district: Swabian resound
geographical situation:
Coordinates: 49° 05 ' N, 09° 53 ' O
49° 05 ' N, 09° 53 ' O
height: 372 m and. NN
surface: 31.89 km ²
inhabitants: 4322 (31. December 2004)
Population density: 136 inhabitants for each km ²
foreigner portion: 5.0%
postal zip code: 74541
preselection: 07907
Kfz characteristics: SHA
municipality key: 08 1 27 089
of the city administration:
In the Städtle 28
74541 Vellberg
E-Mail address:
mayor: Manfred walter

Vellberg is a small city in the district Swabian resounds in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany.

Table of contents

geographical layer

the nationally recognized Erholungsort Vellberg is to the city Crailsheim because of the Bühler between the district town Swabian resounds and.

to arrangement

to the city the local parts Dürrsching

  • (populated area) belong
  • Eschenau
  • large old village
  • small old village
  • Hilpert (a small Weiler with three houses)
  • Lorenz rooms
  • Merkelbach
  • Rappolden (since 1970 uninhabited, since 1986/87 only a barn remaining)
  • Schneckenweiler
  • stick castle (the church and three houses)
  • valley home
  • the name-giving thing Vellberg
view of the roof “upper lock” on the gate tower and the house of the Fiebich


  • local history museum in the city ditch (not in the winter opened)

regular meetings

wine well celebration

annual on the first July weekend the wine well celebration takes place.


on the second December weekend takes place annually the Christkindlesmarkt.

economics and infrastructure

the March in church are generally only under the name „stick castle “well-known.


in Vellberg is a reason and a hauptschule as well as a primary school in Vellberg Grossaltdorf.


of sons and daughters of the city

  • August stem (1869-1929), composer and music paedagogue, born in the partial place large old village


Hansmartin Decker Hauff (Hrsg.): Vellberg, in history and present Bd.I, January Thorbecke publishing house 1984, ISBN 3-7995-7625-8 (Thorbecke), ISBN 3-921429-26-9 (Histor. Association for Württemberg, Franconia)


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