Angfurten (Wiehl)

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City of Wiehl
Coordinates: 50 ° 56 ′ 41 ″  N , 7 ° 35 ′ 58 ″  E
Height : 230 m above sea level NN
Residents : 157  (December 31, 2004)
Postal code : 51674
Area code : 02296
Angfurten (Wiehl)

Location of Angfurten in Wiehl

Half-timbered house in Angfurten
Half-timbered house in Angfurten
Historical furnace

Angfurten in the Oberbergischer Kreis is one of 51 localities in the city of Wiehl in the administrative district of Cologne in North Rhine-Westphalia .

Location and description

The place is on the state road L 148 and is about 5 km east of the city center of Wiehl as the crow flies. Angfurten is located south of the federal highway 4 .


Angfurten was first mentioned in a document in 1467, namely in a document in which “Gerlach von Antforden is mentioned as a witness when the Bergisch border around the property of Eckenhagen (...)”.

The spelling of the first mention was Antforden .

The name Angfurten is derived from the old German terms Anger (property or pasture) and Furt (shallow, passable point of a stream).

In 1575, the place is recorded as Anelforten on the Arnold Mercator map .

Another mention was made in 1580. In the fodder oat labels of the Homburg rulership, 2 Wittgenstein and 8 Bergische subjects are counted as taxable persons in Antferden .


In the nationwide competition “Our village should become more beautiful”, Angfurten has received several awards in recent years. In Angfurten there is the field mill , which was rebuilt after a fire in 1904.


  • The local circular hiking trail Δ leads through northern Angfurten.


  • Hans Joachim Söhn, Lothar Wirths: Oat feed label. Inhabitants and fireplaces in the Homburg rulership in 1580 (= materials and sources on the Oberberg regional history. H. 3). Galunder, Gummersbach 2003, ISBN 3-89909-012-8 .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Klaus Pampus: First documentary naming of Oberbergischer places (= contributions to Oberbergischen history. Sonderbd. 1). Oberbergische Department 1924 eV of the Bergisches Geschichtsverein, Gummersbach 1998, ISBN 3-88265-206-3 .