Office Hemmerden

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The Hemmerden office , which was the mayor's office of Hemmerden until 1927 , belonged to the Grevenbroich district in the Rhine Province and in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia .


The former Hemmerden office was located east of Schloss Dyck and is now in the northern part of Grevenbroich . In 1974 the Hemmerden Office had an area of ​​14.70 km². 421 people lived per km².


Even the Romans built a Roman road in the area of ​​the later office. In the Middle Ages Hemmerden was owned by the Lords of Dyck Castle. In 1794 French troops occupied the place. In 1815 the area became Prussian. In 1816 the mayor's office Hemmerden was founded with the two communities Hemmerden and Kapellen / Erft . Since 1927, the mayor's office has been called an office . In 1975, both municipalities of the office were incorporated into the city of Grevenbroich .


June 30, 1974: 6,192 inhabitants


In 1974 the following people headed the Hemmerden office:

  • Official Mayor: Peter Velder (CDU)
  • Deputy: Reiner Kluth (CDU)
  • Official Director: Peter Schmitz
  • General administration: Jakob Rahier

Economy and Transport

The former Römerstrasse later became Bundesstrasse 1 between Aachen and Neuss. Therefore, long-distance travelers moved through the towns for centuries. Guest houses with horse accommodations were built. The favorable traffic situation was improved in the 20th century by the construction of the federal highway 46 .



  • Heinz Ohletz: Years, people, initiatives in the Grevenbroich district. 1929-1974. Neuss district, Neuss 1975.