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Coat of arms of the local community Einöllen
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Coordinates: 49 ° 36 '  N , 7 ° 38'  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Kusel
Association municipality : Lauterecken-Wolfstein
Height : 344 m above sea level NHN
Area : 4.89 km 2
Residents: 419 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 86 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 67753
Area code : 06304
License plate : KUS
Community key : 07 3 36 019
Association administration address: Schulstrasse 6a
67742 Lauterecken
Website : www.einoellen.de
Local Mayor : Siegfried Berndt
Location of the local community Einöllen in the district of Kusel
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Einöllen is a municipality in the Kusel district in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the Lauterecken-Wolfstein association.



The place is located northeast of Wolfstein in the North Palatinate Uplands within the area of ​​the Moschelhöhen . Einöllen also includes the Berghof and Hobstätterhof residential areas . Neighboring communities are - clockwise - Reipoltskirchen , Relsberg , Wolfstein, Oberweiler-Tiefenbach and Hohenöllen .


The Sulzbach runs through the northeast of the municipality in a south-north direction ; partially it forms the boundary to Relsberg. In the south of the district, the Breitbach runs in an east-west direction .


Einöllen was first mentioned in a document as Eynet in 1432 . It belonged to the County of Veldenz and from 1444 to the Duchy of Zweibrücken ; there it belonged to the Oberamt Meisenheim and was subordinate to the Office Meisenheim . In 1768 Einöllen came to the Electoral Palatinate through an exchange of territory and was there subordinate to the Oberamt Lautern .

From 1798 to 1814, when the Palatinate was part of the French Republic (until 1804) and then part of the Napoleonic Empire , the place was incorporated into the canton of Wolfstein . In 1815 Einöllen initially belonged to Austria . After the Congress of Vienna , it was added to Bavaria a year later . From 1818 to 1862 the community continued to belong to the canton of Wolfstein and was part of the Kusel Land Commissioner , which was then converted into a district office.

In 1939 the place was incorporated into the Kusel district. Towards the end of World War II , Einöllen was captured by units of the United States Army on March 19, 1945 . After the war, the municipality within the French occupation zone became part of the then newly formed state of Rhineland-Palatinate. In the course of the first administrative reform in Rhineland-Palatinate , Einöllen became part of the Wolfstein Association in 1972 . The place has belonged to the Lauterecken-Wolfstein community since 2014 .


The Catholics belong to the diocese of Speyer and are subordinate to the Deanery Kusel , the Evangelicals to the Protestant Church of the Palatinate .


Municipal council

The local council in Einöllen consists of eight council members, who were elected by a majority vote in the local elections on May 26, 2019 , and the honorary local mayor as chairman. Template: future / in 3 years


Siegfried Berndt became the local mayor of Einöllen in 2009. In the direct election on May 26, 2019, he was confirmed in his office for a further five years with a share of the vote of 52.05%.

coat of arms

Einöllen coat of arms
Blazon : "In blue, a left-facing golden plow that furrows natural farmland."

It was approved by the Bavarian State Ministry of the Interior in 1925.


The only cultural monument on site is the Protestant parish church, which contains a Stumm organ from 1813. The latter also served as a model for the organ of the Evangelical Church in Kleinich .

Economy and Infrastructure

Struther Hut


State road 383 , which connects the town with Heinzenhausen , runs through Einöllen . In the middle of the settlement area, the district road 42 branches off to Reipoltskirchen. Federal highway 270 runs to the west . There are stops of the Lautertalbahn in Wolfstein and in the nearby Reckweilerhof .


In the southeast of the municipality is the Strüther hut , which was previously owned by the Palatinate Forest Association .


Sons and daughters of the church

People who worked on site

  • Hermann Greilach, journeyman butcher, general merchant and politician (NSDAP), Mayor of Diefflen from 1935 to 1838 , came from Einöllen

Web links

Commons : Einöllen  - 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. 153 (PDF; 3 MB).
  3. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Local elections 2019, city and municipal council elections. Retrieved October 19, 2019 .
  4. Klaudia Gilcher: Always towards calm. Two questions - two answers: Siegfried Berndt. Die Rheinpfalz, December 21, 2018, accessed on April 29, 2020 .
  5. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: direct elections 2019. see Lauterecken-Wolfstein, Verbandsgemeinde, sixth line of results. Retrieved April 29, 2020 .