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Coat of arms of the local community Ewighausen
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Coordinates: 50 ° 32 '  N , 7 ° 50'  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Westerwaldkreis
Association municipality : Selters (Westerwald)
Height : 395 m above sea level NHN
Area : 2.54 km 2
Residents: 233 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 92 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 56244
Area code : 02666
License plate : WW
Community key : 07 1 43 221
Association administration address: Am Saynbach 5–7
56242 Selters (Westerwald)
Website : www.vg-selters.de
Local Mayor : Andres Höver
Location of the local community Ewighausen in the Westerwaldkreis
View of Ewighausen (2020)

Ewighausen (dialect: Iwichhouse ) is a municipality in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the community of Selters (Westerwald) .

Geographical location

Ewighausen is 5 km east of Selters in the Westerwald on the state road L 303 between the Westerwald lake district and the Kannenbäckerland .


Ewighausen was first mentioned in a document in 1397. The spelling of the name changed over the centuries from Ebichusin to Ebeckusen and Ewighusen in Ewighausen.


Municipal council

The council in Ewighausen 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.


Andres Höver became the local mayor of Ewighausen on January 23, 2020. Since there were no applicants for the direct election on May 26, 2019, the election was carried out by the council in accordance with the municipal regulations.

Höver's predecessor, Hans-Peter Menngen, did not start again in 2019 after five terms in office, but continued the task provisionally until the end of November.

coat of arms

Coat of arms of Ewighausen
Blazon : "Divided in the Göpel section, on the right in silver a continuous, red cross, on the left in red a golden sheaf, below in blue a growing, golden curb, surrounded by two outwardly positioned, golden oak leaves."

Economy and Infrastructure


Web links

Commons : Ewighausen  - Collection of Images

Individual evidence

  1. State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, communities, association communities ( help on this ).
  2. ^ Hermann Josef Hucke: Place names in the Westerwaldkreis in their dialect pronunciation as well as Ortneckereien ( Memento from January 9, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) , 2010, page 16 (PDF; 132 kB)
  3. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Local elections 2019, city and municipal council elections
  4. a b Katrin Maue-Klaeser: Nobody wants to be local chief . Westerwälder Zeitung, January 21, 2020, accessed on June 9, 2020 .
  5. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: direct elections 2019. see Selters / Ww., Verbandsgemeinde, penultimate line of results. Retrieved June 9, 2020 .
  6. Menngen elected as local chief of Ewighausen. Westerwälder Zeitung, July 1, 2014, accessed June 9, 2020 .