Hahnenberg (Radevormwald)

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City of Radevormwald
Coordinates: 51 ° 11 ′ 46 ″  N , 7 ° 24 ′ 5 ″  E
Height : 380 m above sea level NHN
Residents : 76  (Oct 31, 2004)
Postal code : 42477
Area code : 02195
Hahnenberg (Radevormwald)

Location of Hahnenberg in Radevormwald

Hahnenberg is a place and district of Radevormwald in the Oberbergischer Kreis in the North Rhine-Westphalian administrative district of Cologne in Germany .


It is located east of Radevormwald and can be reached via a cul-de-sac from the federal road 229 between Radevormwald and Halver .

Near the location arise two streams: Western arises from the cross stream, a source stream of the Erlenbach , which, as also springing near Hahnberg Moorbach in which Bevertalsperre opens .

The neighboring villages are Feldmannshaus , Grafweg (both on the B 229) and Altendorf . Hahnenberg is the "last" larger town before the city limits of Halver.


In 1443 the place was mentioned for the first time in a document, namely "Income and rights of the Cologne Apostelstift, called: Gerlach van Hanenberch". The spelling of the first mention was Hanenberch .

Hahnenberg had its own train station on the section of the Wuppertal Railway, which was closed in 1968 (course book route 403) between Radevormwald and Halver. The former reception building is now used as a residential building.

On May 26, 1928, at 8.15 a.m., a Lufthansa plane crashed in the Hahnenberg district on "Schlegelschen Wiese". Three people were killed. Hugo Kämper from Hahnenberg, who was one of the first to arrive at the crash site, managed to pull a passenger out of the burning wreck. His rescue medal is on display in the Radevormwald local history museum .

Attractions, institutions and clubs

Hahnenberg has been the location of a motocross facility since 1976. The route is 1,345 meters long and consists of solid clay soil and an irrigation system. The facility is operated by Motorsportfreunde (MSF) Kräwinklerbrücke. The Radevormwald volunteer fire brigade has a location in the village with the Hahnenberg fire fighting group .

The Hahnenberg 1881 eV men's singing association has also existed since 1881

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