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Urban area Hückelhoven, position of Altmyhl highlighted
Altmyhl and Bergwerkhalde

Altmyhl is the smallest district of Hückelhoven ( Heinsberg district in North Rhine-Westphalia). The place has 272 inhabitants (as of September 30, 2014).


Neighboring towns are Orsbeck , Myhl , Gerderath , Luchtenberg, Golkrath , Ratheim- Krickelberg , Ratheim and Kleingladbach



The first written mention ( alder Mylen ) comes from the year 1455.

On the occasion of the North Rhine-Westphalian municipal area reform, which came into force on January 1, 1972, the village was separated from the municipality of Myhl and incorporated into the city of Hückelhoven.


The members of the Altmyhl eV chapel association, founded in 1930, built the St. Josef Chapel themselves , where masses have been read since 1933.

Until 1979 Altmyhl belonged to the Catholic parish of St. John the Baptist Myhl, then the parishioners were accepted into the parish of St. John the Baptist in Ratheim .

Architectural monuments


Kapellenverein Altmyhl eV from 1930

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Federal Statistical Office (ed.): Historical municipality directory for the Federal Republic of Germany. Name, border and key number changes in municipalities, counties and administrative districts from May 27, 1970 to December 31, 1982 . W. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart / Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1 , p. 307 .

Web links

Commons : Altmyhl  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Coordinates: 51 ° 5 '  N , 6 ° 12'  E