|coat of arms||Germany map|
|Association municipality :||Upper Glantal|
|Height :||274 m above sea level NHN|
|Area :||7.47 km 2|
|Residents:||1275 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density :||171 inhabitants per km 2|
|Postal code :||66909|
|Area code :||06384|
|License plate :||KUS|
|Community key :||07 3 36 041|
|Association administration address:||Rathausstrasse 8
|Local Mayor :||Margot Schillo (FWG)|
|Location of the local community of Herschweiler-Pettersheim in the Kusel district|
The first written mention of Pettersheim took place in 1387 under the name "Pederßheim". Herschweiler first appears in 1446 with the name "Hirßwylre".
The municipal council in Herschweiler-Pettersheim consists of 16 council members, who were elected in a personalized proportional representation in the local elections on May 26, 2019 , and the honorary local mayor as chairman.
The distribution of seats in the municipal council:
- FWG = Free Voting Group Herschweiler-Pettersheim e. V.
Margot Schillo (FWG) became the local mayor of Herschweiler-Pettersheim on August 14, 2019. In the direct election on May 26, 2019, she was elected for five years with a share of 76.59% of the vote.
Former community leaders:
- 1800–1805 Johann Neuberger
- 1805–1816 Johann Friederich Limberger
- 1816–1821 Johannes Wollenweber
- 1821–1843 Adam Mehl, Langenbach
- 1843–1853 Jakob Fauß 4., Konken
- 1853–1881 Georg Morgenstern
- 1881–1884 Jakob Closs
- 1884–1890 Ludwig Blind
- 1890–1919 Peter Müller
- 1919–1924 Christian Schultheiß
- 1925–1926 Otto Hollinger
- 1926–1929 Jakob Rietz
- 1930–1940 Hermann Theiss
- 1940–1942 Karl Fell
- 1942–1943 Friedrich Gerlach
- 1943–1945 Ernst Häßel
- 1945–1948 Ludwig Becker
- 1948–1956 August Karst
- 1956–1964 Albert Hollinger
- 1965–1969 August Karst
- 1969–1972 Karl Fetterroll
- 1972–1974 Wilhelm Woditsch
- 1974–1989 Günter Schug
- 1989-2006 Karl Schmitt
- 2006–2009 Rüdiger Becker
- 2009–2019 Klaus Drumm
coat of arms
The following blazon emerges from the “Expert opinion of the Speyer State Archives on the local coat of arms of Herschweiler-Pettersheim” of May 16, 1951 : “In gold on green ground, a jumping, gold-armored , red stag.”
Culture and sights
The most important sights are the foundation walls of a Gallo-Roman Villa Rustica , the remains of the ducal Palatinate-Zweibrückische Schloss Pettersheim and also a disused quarry on the Hühnerkopf, which attracts with beautiful nature and hiking trails.
There is also the Protestant church Herschweiler-Pettersheim in the local community.
Mention should be made of the Owwerderfer Curb , which takes place on the third weekend in September, as well as the Middelderfer Curb; furthermore the sports festival, the village festival and the Christmas market.
Economy and Infrastructure
In Herschweiler-Pettersheim there is a kindergarten, a primary and secondary school plus and a village community center. The A 62 runs in the northeast . In Glan-Münchweiler there is a train station of the Glantalbahn .
- Local community Herschweiler-Pettersheim on the website of the Upper Glantal community
- Herschweiler-Pettersheim at regionalgeschichte.net
- Protestant parish Herschweiler-Pettersheim
- State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, communities, association communities ( help on this ).
- State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate (ed.): Official directory of the municipalities and parts of the municipality. Status: January 2019 [ Version 2020 is available. ] . S. 156 (PDF; 3 MB).
- Regional Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Municipal elections . Retrieved June 7, 2019 .
- Margot Schillo, as mayor of Herschweiler-Pettersheim, relies on togetherness. Die Rheinpfalz, August 18, 2019, accessed on May 6, 2020 .
- The Regional Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: direct elections 2019. see Upper Glantal, Verbandsgemeinde, eleventh line of results. Retrieved May 6, 2020 .