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City of Wiehl
Coordinates: 50 ° 58 ′ 28 "  N , 7 ° 30 ′ 11"  E
Height : 220 m above sea level NN
Residents : 193  (December 31, 2004)
Postal code : 51674
Area code : 02262
Hückhausen (Wiehl)

Location of Hückhausen in Wiehl

Hückhausen is a village in the town of Wiehl in the Oberbergischer Kreis in the administrative district of Cologne in North Rhine-Westphalia ( Germany ).

Location and description

The place is about 4.5 km northwest of the city center of Wiehl as the crow flies. The neighboring villages are Wiehlsiefen , Oberbantenberg and Weiershagen . Hückhausen is located south of the federal motorway 4 .


First mention

Probably 1351 the place is mentioned for the first time in a document, namely "Aelf van Hudenkusen is taken during a robbery of the Bergische his household goods worth 10 guilders ."

The spelling of the first mention was Hodinchusin . A reliable mention was made in 1454 as Hudenkusen (Wiesbaden archive).

Hückhausen is also mentioned as Hudickhausen in the A. Mercator map of 1575 . In the fodder oat labels of the Homburg rulership of 1580, one Bergischer and four Saynian subjects are counted as taxpayers for Hoedenkaussenn .

Iron stone mining in the Hückhauser Hof in the 19th century is documented.


Hiking and biking trails


  • Hans Joachim Söhn, Lothar Wirths: Oat feed label. Inhabitants and fireplaces in the Homburg rulership in 1580 (= materials and sources on the Oberberg regional history. H. 3). Galunder, Gummersbach 2003, ISBN 3-89909-012-8 .