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|Association municipality :||Lauterecken-Wolfstein|
|Height :||208 m above sea level NHN|
|Area :||5.32 km 2|
|Residents:||339 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density :||64 inhabitants per km 2|
|Postal code :||67756|
|Area code :||06304|
|License plate :||KUS|
|Community key :||07 3 36 042|
|Association administration address:||Schulstrasse 6a
|Local Mayor :||Gunter Suffel|
|Location of the local community Hinzweiler in the district of Kusel|
The place is in the Eßweiler valley in the North Palatinate Uplands and its sub-area Potzberg-Königsberg Group . As of 2011, 51.8 percent of the municipal area was forested. Neighboring communities are - clockwise - Nerzweiler , Aschbach , Wolfstein , Oberweiler im Tal and Horschbach .
Elevations and waters
The north-west flank of the 568 meter high Königsberg also belongs to the district . The Leienberg extends north of this . The Talbach runs through the center of the community in a south-north direction . On site he takes the Taufenbach from the right , which flows through a pond shortly after its source.
From 1798 to 1814, when the Palatinate was part of the French Republic (until 1804) and then part of the Napoleonic Empire , the place was incorporated into the canton of Lauterecken and was subordinate to the Mairie Hundheim . In 1815, Hinzweiler initially belonged to Austria . After the Congress of Vienna , it was added to Bavaria a year later . From 1818 to 1862 the community continued to belong to the canton of Wolfstein and was part of the Kusel Land Commissioner , which was then converted into a district office.
In 1939 the place was incorporated into the Kusel district. After the Second World War , Jettenbach became part of the then newly formed state of Rhineland-Palatinate within the French occupation zone . In the course of the first Rhineland-Palatinate administrative reform , Hinzweiler became part of the Wolfstein community in 1972 . The place has belonged to the Lauterecken-Wolfstein community since 2014 .
There is a Protestant parish on site, to which the Hirsau Church also belongs.
In the direct election on May 26, 2019, Gunter Suffel was confirmed in his office as local mayor of Hinzweiler with a vote of 73.44%.
Economy and Infrastructure
In Hinzweiler there is a kindergarten, a hairdresser, a rifle house, the cosmetics company femi nails cosmetics e. K. , ENERCON GmbH , a construction company as well as an event and sports hall.
State roads 368 and 372 run through Hinzweiler . Bundesstrasse 270 runs to the east . In Reckweilerhof there is a train station of the Lautertalbahn . Hinzweiler is connected to the local transport network via bus route 274 of the Rhein-Neckar transport association , which connects the town with Kusel and Wolfstein .
Sons and daughters of the church
- Simon Wolf (1836–1923), lawyer and politician in the United States
- Otto Schwarz (1876–1961), traveling musician
- Ludwig Edinger (1917–2000), German professional soldier in the Wehrmacht with the rank of first lieutenant and as combat commander of Apolda the savior of the city and its population
People who worked on site
- Pantaleon Candidus (1540–1608), Reformed theologian, historian and author, was at times pastor in Hinzweiler
- Website of the local community Hinzweiler
- Local community Hinzweiler on the website of the Lauterecken-Wolfstein association
- Hinzweiler at regionalgeschichte.net
- State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, communities, association communities ( help on this ).
- The Regional Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Local elections 2019, city and municipal council elections
- Jens Häßel: Hinzweiler: Stumbling Start for City Council. Die Rheinpfalz, July 7, 2019, accessed on April 30, 2020 .
- The Regional Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: direct elections 2019. see Lauterecken-Wolfstein, Verbandsgemeinde, 15th line of results. Accessed April 30, 2020 .