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Coat of arms of the Gerbrunn community
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Coordinates: 49 ° 47 '  N , 9 ° 59'  E

Basic data
State : Bavaria
Administrative region : Lower Franconia
County : Wurzburg
Height : 243 m above sea level NHN
Area : 4.58 km 2
Residents: 6492 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 1416 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 97218
Area code : 0931
License plate : , OCH
Community key : 09 6 79 136
Community structure: 2 districts
Address of the
municipal administration:
Rathausplatz 3
97218 Gerbrunn
Website :
Mayor : Stefan Wolfshörndl ( SPD )
Location of the municipality of Gerbrunn in the district of Würzburg
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Gerbrunn is a municipality in the Lower Franconian district of Würzburg .


The capital Gerbrunn is located on the eastern outskirts of Würzburg , about four kilometers from the city center.

Neighboring communities

Besides Würzburg in the west, the neighboring communities are Rottendorf in the northeast, Theilheim in the southeast and Randersacker in the south.

Community structure

There are two parts of the municipality, Gerbrunn and Gieshügel .


The place name is derived from the composition of ahd. Gêr ( Ger, Speer, javelin, Keil, among others ), probably as part of a personal name as Gerwin (see,.. B. Gerabronn ), and ahd. Brunne (source) to the source ( "Gerwin's source", ahd. Geruuinesbrunnon ?), Where a fountain is still in operation in the old town near the town hall.


Gerbrunn vom Roßsteig from 2012
"Römerbrücke" Gerbrunn 2007

Gerbrunn was first mentioned in a document in 1107. As part of the high pin Würzburg , which the Franconian Circle belonged Gerbrunn was 1,803 in favor of Bavaria secularized , then in the Peace of Pressburg (1805) Archduke Ferdinand of Tuscany to form the Grand Duchy of Wurzburg left with which it finally at 1814 Bavaria fell back. In the course of the administrative reforms in Bavaria, today's municipality was created with the municipal edict of 1818 .

To the north of Gerbrunn is the Roman Bridge , which was built in the 18th century under Prince-Bishop Adam Friedrich von Seinsheim , but was abandoned after only one year due to its disrepair. It should have improved the road connection Frankfurt - Nuremberg - Vienna.

Demographic statistics

Population development
year 1900 1939 1950 1961 1970 1987 1991 1995 2000 2002 2005 2010 2015 2018
Residents 568 870 1261 1722 4037 5791 6026 6039 6622 6206 6277 6491 6235 6379

Denomination statistics

3490 of the inhabitants are Roman Catholic, 1596 Protestant and 1716 others


City council election 2020
(in %)

Municipal council

The local elections on March 2, 2008, March 16, 2014 and March 15, 2020 led to the following results:

Party / list CSU SPD FWG GREEN
Seats 2008 6th 8th 6th -
Seats 2014 5 8th 5 2
Seats 2020 4th 5 5 6th


Mayor is Stefan Wolfshörndl (SPD). He was the successor to Hans Lorke (Free Electoral Community) on May 1, 2002 and re-elected in 2008. In 2014 he was re-elected with 80.4% of the votes cast. In the local elections on March 15, 2020, he was re-elected with 84.01% of the vote.

coat of arms

Gerbrunn coat of arms
Blazon : “Split by a rising and curled blue tip, inside a silver fountain; at the top in front, square in red and silver, in the back at the top in red three ascending silver tips. "
Justification of the coat of arms: The coat of arms of the municipality of Gerbrunn is divided into three fields by two arched lines: at the top left is the ancestral coat of arms of the Castell family , local lords from 1212 to 1625, at the top right is the Franconian rake , in the lower field a fountain is depicted on a blue background indicating the place name. The location at a wedge-shaped location is represented by the tapered central part.

The coat of arms was designed in 1956 by the Würzburg State Archives Councilor Walter Scherzer.

Partner communities

Community partnerships exist with

At Schoorl in the Dutch village of Bergen (North Holland) friendly relations.

Community finances

In 2017, the municipal tax revenue amounted to 5,945,000 euros, of which 859,000 euros were trade tax receipts (net) and 4,326,000 euros were the municipality's share of income tax.

Building areas

Development work on the Innerer Kirschberg III building area began in May 2016.

Architectural monuments

Soil monuments

Economy and Infrastructure

In 2011, according to official statistics, there were 305 in the manufacturing sector and 247 in the trade and transport sector at the place of work. In other economic sectors, 194 people were employed at the place of work subject to social security contributions. There were 2159 employees at the place of residence subject to social security contributions. There was one in manufacturing and four in construction. In addition, there were six farms in 2010 with a total of 107 ha of agricultural land, 93 ha of which were arable land.


The soccer team of TSV Gerbrunn qualified as a Bayern cup finalist for the DFB Cup in the 2003/04 season . Against the second division side Wacker Burghausen , the ninth division lost its first round game 0:14 - just as much as the Bayern Cup final against the upper division TSV Aindling shortly before .


Sons and daughters of the church

Personalities who have worked in the place


  • Georg Palitza: Gerbrunn. Chronicle, homeland book . Münsterschwarzach 1991

Web links

Commons : Gerbrunn  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. "Data 2" sheet, Statistical Report A1200C 202041 Population of the municipalities, districts and administrative districts 1st quarter 2020 (population based on the 2011 census) ( help ).
  2. Gerbrunn. In: Bayerische Landesbibliothek Online. Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, accessed on September 13, 2012 (the districts are listed on a subpage ).
  3. 2. Würzburg mark description from 779: for clearing the Gerwin ( Geruuinesrode ) .
  4. ^ History .
  5. Population figures on December 31, 2018. Bavarian State Office for Statistics, accessed on May 24, 2020 .
  6. Gerbrunn data facts denomination , accessed on February 20, 2020
  8. Municipal statistics 2011: Gerbrunn. (PDF; 1.3 MB) Elections. Bavarian State Office for Statistics and Data Processing, May 16, 2012, pp. 8, 9 , accessed on September 13, 2012 .
  9. for 2014: Institute for Municipal Data Processing in Bavaria (AKDB)
  10. council> Stefan Wolfshörndl. Gerbrunn municipality, accessed on July 18, 2020 .
  11. ↑ Mayoral election 2020
  12. ^ Entry on Gerbrunn's coat of arms  in the database of the House of Bavarian History , accessed on September 8, 2017 .
  13. George Palitza: Gerbrunn. Chronicle, homeland book. P. 16.
  14. Initiative Group for European Town Twinning (IGEP) e. V.
  15. ^ Website Gerbrunn