Forst (Hunsrück)

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Forst (Hunsrück)
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Coordinates: 50 ° 5 ′  N , 7 ° 19 ′  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Cochem cell
Association municipality : Zell (Moselle)
Height : 357 m above sea level NHN
Area : 3.35 km 2
Residents: 65 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 19 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 56858
Area code : 06545
License plate : COC, ZEL
Community key : 07 1 35 032
Association administration address: Corray 1
56856 Zell (Moselle)
Website :
Local Mayor : Berthold Treins
Location of the local community of Forst (Hunsrück) in the Cochem-Zell district
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Forst (Hunsrück) ( listen ? / I ) is a municipality in the district of Cochem-Zell in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde Zell (Mosel) . Audio file / audio sample


Together with the communities Altstrimmig , Liesenich and Mittelstrimmig, Forst belongs to the so-called Strimmiger Berg and is located in the Hunsrück on a hill above the Mörsdorfer Bach not far from Mastershausen .


The Strimmiger Berg, also known as Strimmiger Court , was part of the "triordial territory" until 1780. As in the Beltheim court , Kurtrier , Sponheim and Braunshorn (later Winneburg and Metternich) shared sovereignty. From 1794, Forst was under French rule and from 1798 to 1814 belonged to the canton of Zell in the Rhine-Moselle department . In 1815 the region was assigned to the Kingdom of Prussia at the Congress of Vienna and belonged to the Senheim mayor in the Zell district, established in 1816 . In 1817 the later independent community of Forst was listed as part of Mittelstrimmig under the name "Försterhöfe" and had 42 inhabitants. Since 1946 it has been part of the then newly formed state of Rhineland-Palatinate . The community has had the addition of "(Hunsrück)" to its name since June 1, 1970.

Statistics on population development

The development of the population of Forst (Hunsrück), the values ​​from 1871 to 1987 are based on censuses:

year Residents
1815 42
1835 65
1871 108
1905 100
1939 93
year Residents
1950 100
1961 87
1970 65
1987 45
2005 54

Municipal council

The council in Forst (Hunsrück) 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.

Economy and Infrastructure

There are two farms in the village. There is a nationally known artist colony in the village. One of the longest fir trees in Germany is also in the area. The wastewater of the place is cleaned by a reed treatment plant.

See also

Web links

Commons : Forst  - Collection of Images

Individual evidence

  1. State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, communities, association communities ( help on this ).
  2. Official municipality directory (= State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate [Hrsg.]: Statistical volumes . Volume 407 ). Bad Ems February 2016, p. 187 (PDF; 2.8 MB).
  3. State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate - regional data
  4. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Local elections 2019, city and municipal council elections