|coat of arms||map|
|Land of the Federal Republic:||Baden-Wuerttemberg|
|geographical situation:|| |
Coordinates: 49° 19 ' N, 09° 25 ' O 49° 19 ' N, 09° 25 ' O
|height:||218 m and. NN|
|surface:||25.23 km ²|
|inhabitants:||1.972 (31. December 2004)|
|Population density:||78 inhabitants for each km ²|
|postal zip code:||74259 (old: 7109)|
|municipality key:||08 1 25 103|
|city arrangement:||2 partial places|
| address |
of the city administration:
| Town hall square 7|
|mayor:||MichaelF. Pure ore|
| situation of the city Widdern|
in the district Heilbronn
Table of contents
neighbour of cities and - municipalities Widderns are (in the clockwise direction, beginning in the east): Hunt-live, Hardthausen at the digester and Möckmühl (all district Heilbronn), aristocracy home (Neckar Odenwald circle) and beautiful valley (Hohenlohekreis). With chase living, Möckmühl and Roigheim Widdern an agreed upon central administrative body was received.
Widdern consists of the quarters Widdern and Unterkessach with the settlement people living.
Widdern leads its name of „Wittero “- probablyone the founder - off. From Witteroheim the name Widdern develops over several intermediate stages. 774 Widdern in a document of the monastery Lorsch is mentioned for the first time, 976 Unterkessach in a document emperor Ottos II.In the period of 1258 to 1307 Widdern receives municipal rights. Starting from 1350the city is in the possession of several Ganerben. 1458 flee the outlawed Ulrich from helping stone to Widdern. In the consequence becomes to 29. June 1458 the city of count Ulrich von Württemberg destroys, who geschleift castle. 1504 acquire Württemberg of portions of Widdern. 1805 become Widdernto 19/32 of Baden, to 13/32 württembergisch, 1846 then completely württembergisch. Bathe receive in response several localities, among other things Unterkessach, to the 1. September 1971 after Widdern in in common December becomes and of the district of Baden beeches into the district Heilbronn changes.
in Widdernand Unterkessach gives it in each case its own Evangelist church municipality, in Widdern besides a catholic church municipality.
local council and locality advice
the local council Widderns have after the local election of 13. June of 2004 14 seats and builds itself up as follows: Free one Voter combination of 9 seats, active citizens 3 seats, civil list/CDU of 2 seats. Further member of the local council and its chairmen is a mayor.
In the locality Unterkessach gives it besides a locality advice. On his suggestion the local council for Unterkessach selects a honorary local chief. These committeesare to be heard to important the locality affairs concerning.
coats of arms and flag
Blasonierung; In black a standing golden Widder.
The city colors are yellow-black.
The oldest well-known seal of the city of 1511 shows a walking Widder. 1937 became the standing Widder ofthe city as coats of arms fixed; the coat of arms colors were specified 1933 by the württembergischen archives management. Since 1933 the city leads also the flag yellow-black.
Widdern maintains a partnership since 1990 with the municipality pure village in Thuringia, since 1994 the part thatCity Greiz is. It had given first contacts between the Evangelist church municipalities of Greiz and pure village since the 1950er-Jahren.
culture and objects of interest
the 1974 open chase valley bridge of A 81 have a length with a height of 80 mof 889 M.
The so-called emperor house, the former seat of the representative peppering citizens of the bishop, is half-timbered house. Its emperor hall becomes among other things by the Widderner small culture association for Kabarett and. A. used.
economics and infrastructure
A 81area leads with the chase valley bridge directly by Widderner. The next connection point is in Möckmühl.
the daily paper Heilbronner voice in its expenditure NO, northeast reports media over the happening in Widdern.
the primary school in Widdern has about 140Pupil. In addition there is the fine outer school (promotion school).
Widdern is a popular goal for bicycle tourists in the chase valley.
of the youth cellars Widder is the local Jugendtreff. It is since 1983 a popular meeting place for the young people outWiddern and environment. The young people of the youth cellar engage themselves again and again in public projects like for example with the restoration of the water playground or the structure of a grill hut in the forest.
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Abstatt | Bath Friedrichshall | Bath Rappenau | Bath Wimpfen | Hatchet stone | Brackenheim | Cleebronn | Eberstadt | Ellhofen | Eppingen | Erlenbach | Flein | Gemmingen | Güglingen | Gundelsheim | Hardthausen at the digester | ILS field | Ittlingen | Hunt-live | Kirchardt | Long board oh | Lauffen at the Neckar | Teaching stone field | Flax garden | Lion stone | Mass-brook-live | Möckmühl | Neckarsulm | Neckarwestheim | Neudenau | New city at the digester | North home | Obersulm | Oedheim | Offenau | Pfaff yards | Roigheim | Schwaigern | Seal brook | Valley home | Untereisesheim | Sub-group brook | Wine mountain | Widdern | Desert-red | Zaberfeld