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City of Montabaur
Coordinates: 50 ° 24 ′ 17 ″  N , 7 ° 52 ′ 3 ″  E
Height : 181  (173-217)  m above sea level NHN
Area : 1.02 km²
Residents : 151  (Aug 1, 2018)
Population density : 148 inhabitants / km²
Incorporation : April 22, 1972
Postal code : 56410
Area code : 02602
Bladernheim (Rhineland-Palatinate)

Location of Bladernheim in Rhineland-Palatinate

Bladernheim (2020)
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Bladernheim (dialect "Blorem") is a district and a local district of Montabaur in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate . The place used to be dominated by agriculture, today it is a place of residence in the sense of a commuter community . Until 1972 Bladernheim was an independent municipality in what was then the Unterwesterwaldkreis .


The village of Bladernheim is located in the north of the western forest part of the Nassau nature park on the right bank of the Gelbach about five kilometers southeast of downtown Montabaur. In the north of Bladernheim lies the Montabaur district of Reckenthal , in the east the local community Heilberscheid , south the district Ettersdorf and in the west the local community Untershausen .


Middle Ages and Electoral Trier times

According to place name research, Bladernheim is one of the earliest settlements in the area of ​​the old Reichsforst Spurkenberg (around 1220 "Silua Spurginberch"). The place lies in the area of ​​the ban and parish of Humbach (later called Montabaur), which was first described between 930 and 959 .

Bladernheim was first mentioned in a document in 1292 under the name "Blaterinheym", and in 1465 the place was called "Blaternheim".

According to a directory from 1548, the three localities Bladernheim, Reckenthal ( Reckendal ) and Wirzenborn ( Wirzendal ) formed a "colliery" (administrative district) of the Electorate of Trier Montabaur . The management of "mine" was one of Montabaurer bailiff used Heimburger transmitted. The three villages together had 19 fireplaces ( courtyards ). The St. Florin Abbey in Koblenz had to give six Malter oats a year. Between Reckenthal and Bladernheim was a mill that was called "Hannes Muel". In the Trier fire book of 1563 , five fireplaces are given for Bladernheim. In 1684 there were four, five Trier and two Nassau subjects (families) were counted.

In 1786 Bladernheim had 47 inhabitants.

Nassau and Prussian times

Until the beginning of the 19th century, Bladernheim belonged to the right bank of the Rhine from Kurtrier , which was assigned to the Principality of Nassau-Weilburg as a result of the Reichsdeputationshauptschluss 1803 . After the formation of the Rhine Confederation , Bladernheim belonged to the Duchy of Nassau from 1806 . Under the Nassau administration, Bladernheim was assigned to the Nassau Office of Montabaur and until 1815 to the administrative district of Ehrenbreitstein, then to the administrative district of Wiesbaden .

According to statistics from the Duchy of Nassau from 1843, the community of Bladernheim had 77 inhabitants who lived with 15 families in 12 houses. The residents were without exception Catholic.

In 1866 the Duchy of Nassau was annexed by Prussia . The community of Bladernheim became part of the Prussian province of Hessen-Nassau in 1867 and belonged to the newly formed Unterwesterwaldkreis . In 1946 the municipality of Bladernheim became part of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate .


As part of the Rhineland-Palatinate municipal reform that began in the mid-1960s , the previously independent community of Bladernheim was incorporated into the city of Montabaur on April 22, 1972 with 135 inhabitants.


Bladernheim always belonged to the parish of Humbach / Montabaur in the Archdiocese of Trier , which was assigned to the then newly established diocese of Limburg in 1827 . In 1889 the Antonius Chapel was built in Bladernheim, which is now a branch church of the Montabaur parish of St. Peter in Ketten.


Since 1817 Bladernheim formed a school association together with the neighboring communities Reckenthal and Wirzenborn. The common school building was in Reckenthal. The children have been going to school in Montabaur since 1972. Bladernheim is now part of the school district of the Joseph Kehrein Elementary School.


The district of Bladernheim is identical to the district of the same name , which corresponds to the former municipality of Bladernheim. The interests of the local district are represented by a local council and a local councilor.

The town council consists of three members in the municipal election held on May 26, 2019 in a majority vote were elected, and the honorary mayor as chairman.

Klaus Bauer became Mayor of Bladersheim on February 11, 2015. In the direct election on May 26, 2019, he was confirmed in office for a further five years with a share of 80.41% of the votes. Bauer's predecessor, Christoph Krätz, did not achieve the required majority in the 2014 direct election.


  • See also list of cultural monuments in Montabaur
  • The protected Antonius Chapel, a neo-Gothic quarry stone hall from 1889, is a defining feature of the town. Furthermore, two half-timbered houses from the 17th or 18th century as well as a cast iron fountain from the 19th century are under monument protection.


  • Bladernheim is connected to the city center of Montabaur via the L 313 state road and to the south with the Montabaur district of Ettersdorf .
  • Bladernheim has a village community center.

Web links

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

Individual evidence

  1. Josef Hörle: Die westerwälder deadlines, the tenth district of the church in Montabaur , archive for Middle Rhine church history, 5th year 1953, p. 363 ff ( online edition at dilibri )
  2. Melchior Thamm: Directory of the villages and fireplaces as well as the pensions and validities of foreign masters in the city and under the spell of Monthabaur, anno domini 1548 , Montabaur: Sauerborn, 1906, p. 30 ff. ( Online edition at dilibri )
  3. Melchior Thamm: The Montabaur official description of the Trier court councilor Damian Linz from the year 1786, Montabaur: Sauerborn, 1909, p. 9 ( online edition at dilibri )
  4. ^ Christian Daniel Vogel : Description of the Duchy of Nassau , Beyerle, 1843, p. 669 ( online edition at Google Books )
  5. Official municipality directory 2006 ( Memento from December 22, 2017 in the Internet Archive ) (= State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate [Hrsg.]: Statistical volumes . Volume 393 ). Bad Ems March 2006, p. 187 (PDF; 2.6 MB). Info: An up-to-date directory ( 2016 ) is available, but in the section "Territorial changes - Territorial administrative reform" it does not give any population figures.  
  6. Main statutes of the city of Montabaur (PDF; 121 kB) from July 15, 2004, as of April 15, 2010
  7. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Local Advisory Council election 2019 Bladernheim. Retrieved June 21, 2020 .
  8. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: direct elections 2019. see Montabaur, Verbandsgemeinde, 15th line of results. Retrieved June 21, 2020 .
  9. The Regional Returning Officer of Rhineland-Palatinate - election of the local councilor ( memento from June 16, 2014 in the web archive )