|Height :||118 m|
|Residents :||590 (December 31, 2017)|
|Incorporation :||March 1, 1974|
|Postal code :||38162|
|Area code :||05306|
Location of Gardessen in Cremlingen
The town of Gardessen was first mentioned in 1214 when the Bonifatiusstift in Halberstadt owned a farm here . The name Gardessen appears for the first time in 1315. Since March 1, 1974 Gardessen part of the unified community Cremlingen.
The local council of Gardessen consists of seven seats, three of which are occupied by the SPD, two by the CDU and two by WIWIG.
Local mayor is Burkhard Wittberg.
coat of arms
The coat of arms of Gardessen has existed since November 14, 1983. In the split coat of arms there is a golden defense tower on the right on a blue background and a blue shell on the left on a golden background . There is a wavy band in the base of the shield .
The defense tower in the coat of arms is reminiscent of the Kiekelborch, a former watchtower against the Slavs who settled on the banks of the Elbe at that time , which according to tradition is said to have stood east of today's village church. The seashell indicates the limestone in the area where this fossil is often found. Gardessen was founded on the banks of the Hühnerbeek, now called Sandbach, as indicated by the wavy band in the base of the shield.
- Cremlingen, population on December 31, 2017 ( page no longer available , search in web archives ) Info: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- Federal Statistical Office (ed.): Historical municipality directory for the Federal Republic of Germany. Name, border and key number changes in municipalities, counties and administrative districts from May 27, 1970 to December 31, 1982 . W. Kohlhammer GmbH, Stuttgart and Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1 , p. 267 .
- Local councilor Gardessen