Bevern (Bremervörde)

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City of Bremervörde
Bevern coat of arms
Coordinates: 53 ° 26 ′ 37 "  N , 9 ° 10 ′ 33"  E
Height : about 9 m above sea level NHN
Area : 21.16 km²
Residents : 1219  (Jan 31, 2015)
Population density : 58 inhabitants / km²
Incorporation : March 1, 1974
Postal code : 27432
Area code : 04767 and 04761
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Location of Bevern in Bremervörde
Map of Bevern with watercourses and traffic routes
Map of Bevern with watercourses and traffic routes

Bevern is a district of the city of Bremervörde in the Rotenburg (Wümme) district in Lower Saxony, south of the actual urban area .


Bevern was 986 for the first time in a document from King Otto III. (HRR) mentioned and celebrated the millennium in 1986. The name Bevern comes from the old name for beaver Bivern , as beavers used to live in the Bever river that flows through Bevern and flows into the Oste .

On the outskirts of Bevern, the treasure trove of Bokel was raised in 1929 , which was buried around or soon after 1218 and is probably related to the work of the miracle healer Otbert (miracle healer) on the Bockel farm on the southern edge of the village of Bevern.

On March 1, 1974, Bevern was incorporated into the city of Bremervörde.

Historic brick factory

Historic brickworks in Bevern
Schüre plane of Hoffmann's ring furnace of brick Pape in Bevern

There is a historic brickworks in Bevern , which has existed since at least 1535, as a brick master in Bevern was first mentioned in old records in 1535. Nowadays the brick factory is used for visitor purposes.


Bevern is the seat of an ev.-luth. Parish to which the villages of Plönjeshausen and Mintenburg also belong. The center of the village is the Holy Cross Church, which was completed in 1880.

coat of arms

The green coat of arms of Bevern shows a seated silver beaver turned to the right.

Culture and sights

Bevern is also known for the "ta töff" disco and the Bevener Landhaus, also known as "Yogi".

Economy and Infrastructure


Bevern is connected to the regional road network. From Bremervörde, the federal road 71 runs through the town towards Selsingen and the district road 107, which connects Bevern with Hesedorf .


The Bevern primary school existed in Bevern until summer 2014 . It was closed by the city of Bremervörde due to falling student numbers. From now on, the Bevern students will be transported by bus to the primary schools in Bremen.


In Bevern there is a gymnastics and sports club (TSV Bevern) and a fishing club (AV Bevern) in addition to other clubs. The TSV can look back on a long history. The club was founded in 1921 and the club's core sport, football, has existed since then. The football department can look back on successful years in the recent past. The first men's team has been promoted four times since 2001 and will play in the Lüneburg regional league from the 2007/2008 season. After relegation in summer 2008, the first team belongs to the district league.

Web links

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

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 GmbH, Stuttgart / Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1 , p. 242 .
  2. Bremervörde and the localities