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Coat of arms of the local community Eichenbach
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Coordinates: 50 ° 26 '  N , 6 ° 49'  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Ahrweiler
Association municipality : Adenau
Height : 380 m above sea level NHN
Area : 5.02 km 2
Residents: 76 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 15 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 53533
Area code : 02694
License plate : AW
Community key : 07 1 31 021
Community structure: 2 districts
Association administration address: Kirchstrasse 15
53518 Adenau
Website : www.eichenbach.de
Local Mayor : Heinz Stollenwerk
Location of the local community Eichenbach in the Ahrweiler district
Remagen Grafschaft (Rheinland) Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler Sinzig Bad Breisig Brohl-Lützing Gönnersdorf (bei Bad Breisig) Waldorf (Rheinland-Pfalz) Burgbrohl Wassenach Glees Niederzissen Wehr (Eifel) Galenberg Oberzissen Brenk Königsfeld (Eifel) Schalkenbach Dedenbach Niederdürenbach Oberdürenbach Weibern (Eifel) Kempenich Hohenleimbach Spessart (Brohltal) Heckenbach Kesseling Kalenborn (bei Altenahr) Berg (bei Ahrweiler) Kirchsahr Lind (bei Altenahr) Rech Dernau Mayschoß Altenahr Ahrbrück Hönningen Kaltenborn Adenau Herschbroich Meuspath Leimbach (bei Adenau) Dümpelfeld Nürburg (Gemeinde) Müllenbach (bei Adenau) Quiddelbach Hümmel Ohlenhard Wershofen Aremberg Wiesemscheid Kottenborn Wimbach Honerath Bauler (Landkreis Ahrweiler) Senscheid Pomster Dankerath Trierscheid Barweiler Reifferscheid Sierscheid Harscheid (bei Adenau) Dorsel Hoffeld (Eifel) Wirft Rodder Müsch Eichenbach Antweiler Fuchshofen Winnerath Insul Schuld (Ahr) Nordrhein-Westfalen Landkreis Neuwied Landkreis Vulkaneifel Landkreis Mayen-Koblenzmap
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Eichenbach is a municipality in the Ahrweiler district in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the Adenau community .


The place is in the central area of ​​the Eifel in a side valley of the Ahr . Eichenbach is surrounded by an extensive forest area. The area is drained by the Eichenbach and Dreisbach streams .

The community is divided into the districts of Eichenbach and Frohnhofen. The latter is west of the main town.


Until the end of the 18th century Eichenbach belonged to the Duchy of Arenberg .

In 1794 French revolutionary troops occupied the left bank of the Rhine . Under French administration, Eichenbach belonged to the canton of Adenau , which was assigned to the Rhine-Moselle department . After the treaties concluded at the Congress of Vienna , the region, including Eichenbach, became part of the Kingdom of Prussia in 1815 . Eichenbach and Fronhofen have only been independent since 1839, before the hamlets of Eichenbach, Fronhofen and Ohlenhard belonged to the municipality of Wershofen . The municipality of Eichenbach belonged to the Aremberg mayor's office in the Adenau district , which was part of the Coblenz administrative district and the Rhine province . In 1932, the Adenau district was dissolved and the Eichenbach community was assigned to the Ahrweiler district . The municipality has belonged to the state of Rhineland-Palatinate since 1946 and to the Adenau association since 1970 .

Cultural monuments
Population development

The development of the population of the community Eichenbach, the values ​​from 1871 to 1987 are based on censuses:

year Residents
1815 92
1835 93
1871 75
1905 66
1939 75
1950 80
1961 69
year Residents
1970 60
1987 53
1997 62
2005 67
2011 71
2017 72
Population development of Eichenbach from 1815 to 2017 according to the table below


Municipal council

The council in Oak Brook consists of six council members, who in the local elections on May 26, 2019 in a majority vote were elected, and the honorary mayor as chairman.


Heinz Stollenwerk is the local mayor of Eichenbach. Since there was no candidate for the direct election on May 26, 2019, the upcoming election of the mayor was incumbent on the council in accordance with municipal regulations. He confirmed Stollenwerk in his office on July 8, 2019.

Web links

Commons : Eichenbach  - Collection of Images

Individual evidence

  1. State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, communities, association communities ( help on this ).
  2. State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate (ed.): Official directory of the municipalities and parts of the municipality. Status: January 2019 [ Version 2020 is available. ] . S. 6 (PDF; 3 MB).
  3. ^ The government district of Coblenz according to its location, limitation, size, population ... , Coblenz: Pauli, 1817 p. 55.
  4. State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate - regional data
  5. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Local elections 2019, city and municipal council elections
  6. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: direct elections 2019. see Adenau, Verbandsgemeinde, eighth line of results. Retrieved August 7, 2020 .