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Coat of arms of the local community Fachbach
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Coordinates: 50 ° 20 '  N , 7 ° 41'  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Rhein-Lahn district
Association municipality : Bad Ems-Nassau
Height : 76 m above sea level NHN
Area : 2.23 km 2
Residents: 1220 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 547 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 56133
Area code : 02603
License plate : EMS, DIZ, GOH
Community key : 07 1 41 041
Association administration address: Bleichstrasse 1
56130 Bad Ems
Website : www.fachbach-online.de
Local Mayor : Dieter Görg ( SPD )
Location of the local community Fachbach in the Rhein-Lahn district
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Aerial photograph 2007

Fachbach is a municipality in the Rhein-Lahn district in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the Bad Ems-Nassau community .


The place is located directly on the Lahn near Lahn - kilometer 128, on the border between Taunus and Westerwald .

House Kutting, Unteres and Oberes Weinberghaus, Schleusenhaus, Insel Oberau and Fachbacher Stollen are run as parts of the municipality. The residential space designations for the previous residential spaces Haus Wieland, Haus Wirz and Auf der Oberau were deleted by a municipal council resolution of February 27, 2007.


The brook, from which Fachbach got its name, was mentioned as early as 959, the place itself, however, not until 1371.


Although Fachbach does not have a church, but is part of the parish Nievern -Fachbach- Miellen .


Municipal council

The municipal council in Fachbach consists of 16 council members who were elected in the local elections on May 26, 2019 in a personalized proportional representation, and the honorary local mayor as chairman.

The distribution of seats in the municipal council:

choice SPD CDU total
2019 9 7th 16 seats
2014 9 7th 16 seats
2009 9 7th 16 seats
2004 9 7th 16 seats


The local mayor of Fachbach is Dieter Görg (SPD). In the direct election on May 26, 2019, he was re-elected with 63.31% of the vote.

Culture and sights

The Nieverner Hütte , an ironworks on the Fachbacher Insel Oberau, which formerly belonged to Nievern , is a recognized industrial monument . In the 1960s and 1970s, the island of Oberau housed the Gustav Fudickar "Schlafwohl" upholstered furniture and mattress factory (founded in 1885). The Fudickar upholstered furniture and mattress factory built the Fachbach district of Auf der Oberau and owned patents for special spring mattresses. Today the buildings on the island of Oberau are used by various small businesses.


  • Franz Heep (1902–1978), Brazilian-French architect, born in Fachbach

Economy and Infrastructure


The community is located on the B 260 , also called "Bäderstraße", which no longer leads through the town itself since the completion of the first section of the Bad Ems bypass. The connection by rail is provided by the Nievern stop of the Lahntalbahn ( KBS 625 ) on the opposite side of the Lahn.

Bike trails

Lead through Fachbach:

Web links

Commons : Fachbach  - 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 2018 [ Version 2020 is available. ] . S. 41 (PDF; 2.2 MB).
  3. Local council resolution of February 27, 2007
  4. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Local council election 2019 Fachbach. Retrieved November 3, 2019 .
  5. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Municipal elections 2014, city and municipal council elections
  6. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: direct elections 2019. see Bad Ems-Nassau, Verbandsgemeinde, eighth line of results. Retrieved November 3, 2019 .