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Coat of arms of the local community of Herren-Sulzbach
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Coordinates: 49 ° 39 '  N , 7 ° 32'  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Kusel
Association municipality : Lauterecken-Wolfstein
Height : 180 m above sea level NHN
Area : 2.92 km 2
Residents: 148 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 51 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 67742
Area code : 06788
License plate : KUS
Community key : 07 3 36 040
Association administration address: Schulstrasse 6a
67742 Lauterecken
Website : www.vg-lw.de
Local Mayor : Michael Theobald
Location of the local community of Herren-Sulzbach in the Kusel district
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Herren-Sulzbach is a municipality in the Kusel district in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the Lauterecken-Wolfstein association.


The place is in the West Palatinate . In the north-east is Grumbach , southeast Buborn and west is Homberg . The Heideheck residential area also belongs to Herren-Sulzbach .


In 1816 the place came to the Principality of Lichtenberg , a newly created exclave of the Duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld and from 1826 of the Duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha . With this he fell to Prussia in 1834 , which created the district of Sankt Wendel from this area . After the main part was separated from the newly created Saar area , the remaining district of Sankt Wendel-Baumholder was created in 1920 , to which the place belonged until 1937, when it was incorporated into the Birkenfeld district. In 1969 it was reclassified to the Kusel district.


Municipal council

The council in Herren-Sulzbach consists of six council members, who in the local elections on May 26, 2019 in a majority vote were elected, and the honorary mayor as chairman.


Michael Theobald became mayor of Herren-Sulzbach on August 13, 2019. Since there was no candidate for the direct election on May 26, 2019, the upcoming election of the mayor was carried out by the council in accordance with the municipal regulations. This unanimously decided in favor of Michael Theobald. His predecessor Günter Franzmann had held the office for 15 years.

Culture and sights

The tower of the evangelical church Herren-Sulzbach served as a watch and defense tower . The Romanesque building dates from the year 1000. The Rheingrafen were buried in the church crypt .

See also: List of cultural monuments in Herren-Sulzbach

Economy and Infrastructure

Federal highway 270 runs to the north . In Lauterecken there is a station of the Lautertalbahn .

Web links

Commons : Herren-Sulzbach  - Collection of images

Individual evidence

  1. State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, communities, association communities ( help on this ).
  2. State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate (ed.): Official directory of the municipalities and parts of the municipality. Status: January 2019 [ Version 2020 is available. ] . S. 154 (PDF; 3 MB).
  3. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Local elections 2019, city and municipal council elections.
  4. a b Markus Henz: Herren-Sulzbach: Michael Theobald replaces Günter Franzmann as local mayor. Die Rheinpfalz, August 15, 2019, accessed on April 30, 2020 .
  5. ^ The Regional Returning Officer of Rhineland-Palatinate: direct elections 2019. see Lauterecken-Wolfstein, Verbandsgemeinde, 14th line of results. Accessed April 30, 2020 .