City of Wiehl
|Height :||220 m above sea level NN|
|Residents :||193 (December 31, 2004)|
|Postal code :||51674|
|Area code :||02262|
Location of Hückhausen in Wiehl
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 .
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
- The local hiking trail to Engelskirchen - Ösinghausen runs through Hückhausen.
- The local hiking trail to Gummersbach - Dieringhausen runs through Hückhausen.
- 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 .