|coat of arms||Germany map|
|County :||Rhein-Hunsrück district|
|Association municipality :||Hunsrück-Middle Rhine|
|Height :||410 m above sea level NHN|
|Area :||6.39 km 2|
|Residents:||365 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density :||57 inhabitants per km 2|
|Postal code :||56291|
|Area code :||06746|
|License plate :||SIM, GOA|
|Community key :||07 1 40 014|
|Association administration address:||Rathausstrasse 1
|Local Mayor :||Marco Mohr|
|Location of the local community Bickenbach in the Rhein-Hunsrück district|
Bickenbach also includes the living spaces Am Ofen, Sonntagsmühle, Lindenhof, Birkenhof, Berghof and Grabenhof.
With the annexation of the left bank of the Rhine (1794) by French revolutionary troops , the place became French . From 1798 to 1814 Bickenbach belonged to the canton of Boppard in the Rhine-Moselle department and from 1800 to the Mairie Halsenbach . Due to the agreements made at the Congress of Vienna (1815), the region was assigned to the Kingdom of Prussia . Under the Prussian administration, Bickenbach came to the mayor's office Pfalzfeld in the district of Sankt Goar and to the administrative district of Koblenz in the province of Grand Duchy of Lower Rhine (from 1822 Rhine province ). After the First World War temporarily occupied by the French , the place has been part of the then newly formed state of Rhineland-Palatinate since 1946 . The local community of Bickenbach has been part of the Emmelshausen community since 1970 .
- Population development
The development of the population of the municipality of Bickenbach, the values from 1871 to 1987 are based on censuses:
The local mayor is Marco Mohr. In the local elections on May 26, 2019, he was elected with 82.63% of the vote and is the successor to Heribert Müller, who was no longer running.
coat of arms
|Blazon : "Shield divided, above a silver bar in red, below in gold, in front a black book covered with three silver stones, behind a green palm branch,"|
|Reasons for the coat of arms: The upper part of the shield refers to the former Gallscheid court . The lower part of the shield shows the symbols of St. Stephen , the patron saint of the parish church in Bickenbach. The coat of arms was designed after a court seal from 1632.|
Parish Church of St. Stephen
The parish church, already mentioned around 1330, was rebuilt in 1771/1772 as a baroque hall building under the master builder Johann Neurohr. The neo-Romanesque west tower dates from 1855, the grotto with a sculpture of the Virgin was built in the 19th century.
Inside the church there is an organ built by the brothers Friedrich and Ernst Stumm from 1869. The instrument, which is equipped with a mechanical action and slider drawer, has 16 stops on two manuals and a pedal. In 1983 it was extensively restored by Vleugel's organ builder .
- Coupling : II / I, I / P
See also: List of cultural monuments in Bickenbach
- Internet presence of the local community Bickenbach
- Literature about Bickenbach in the Rhineland-Palatinate State Bibliography
- State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, communities, association communities ( help on this ).
- State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate (ed.): Official directory of the municipalities and parts of the municipality. Status: January 2019 [ Version 2020 is available. ] . S. 55 (PDF; 3 MB).
- State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate: My village, my city. Retrieved September 12, 2019 .
- The Regional Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Local elections 2019, city and municipal council elections. Retrieved September 12, 2019 .
- The regional returning officer RLP: direct elections 2019. see Hunsrück-Mittelrhein, Verbandsgemeinde, third line of results. Retrieved October 6, 2019 .
- Vleugels Orgelmanufactur: Reference list restoration. Retrieved September 15, 2016 .