City of Waldkappel
|Height :||313 (313–326) m above sea level NHN|
|Area :||5.4 km²|
|Residents :||144 (Feb. 17, 2015)|
|Population density :||27 inhabitants / km²|
|Incorporation :||1st January 1974|
|Postal code :||37284|
|Area code :||05656|
Hetzerode is located in northern Hesse west of Waldkappel in the Frau-Holle-Land Geo-Nature Park (Werratal.Meißner.Kaufunger Wald) . It is located on the Hetze , a northwest tributary of the Schemmerbach flowing through the Schemmergrund . State road 3227 runs through the village .
The place was first mentioned in 1410 under the name Heczenrode . In 1939 the place had 192 inhabitants.
As part of the regional reform in Hesse , Hetzerode in the district of Eschwege was incorporated into the town of Waldkappel on January 1, 1974 by virtue of state law. At the same time, the town of Waldkappel and the Eschwege district changed to the newly founded Werra-Meißner district.
- Hetzerode, Werra-Meißner district. Historical local dictionary for Hessen. (As of February 9, 2016). In: Landesgeschichtliches Informationssystem Hessen (LAGIS).
- District Hetzerode on the website of the city of Waldkappel, accessed in February 2016.
- Law on the reorganization of the districts of Eschwege and Witzenhausen (GVBl. II 330-21) of September 28, 1973 . In: The Hessian Minister of the Interior (ed.): Law and Ordinance Gazette for the State of Hesse . 1973 No. 25 , p. 353 , §§ 5 and 13 ( online at the information system of the Hessian state parliament [PDF; 2,3 MB ]).
- Federal Statistical Office (ed.): Historical municipality directory for the Federal Republic of Germany. Name, border and key number changes in municipalities, counties and administrative districts from May 27, 1970 to December 31, 1982 . W. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart / Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1 , p. 389 .