Hirschfeld (Hunsrück)

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Coat of arms of the local community Hirschfeld (Hunsrück)
Hirschfeld (Hunsrück)
Map of Germany, position of the municipality Hirschfeld (Hunsrück) highlighted

Coordinates: 49 ° 54 '  N , 7 ° 15'  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Rhein-Hunsrück district
Association municipality : Kirchberg (Hunsrück)
Height : 462 m above sea level NHN
Area : 5.09 km 2
Residents: 277 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 54 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 55483
Area code : 06543
License plate : SIM, GOA
Community key : 07 1 40 053
Association administration address: Marktplatz 5
55481 Kirchberg (Hunsrück)
Website : www.hirschfeld-hunsrueck.de
Local Mayor : Alfred Elz
Location of the local community Hirschfeld (Hunsrück) in the Rhein-Hunsrück district
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Hirschfeld, view from the south
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Hirschfeld (Hunsrück) is a municipality in the Rhein-Hunsrück district in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the Kirchberg (Hunsrück) community .


Hirschfeld is centrally located in the Hunsrück . The Idarwald rises south of the village, to the north is the Hunsrückhöhenstrasse B 327 and the federal road 50 . Frankfurt-Hahn Airport is located a few kilometers to the northeast . In addition, Hirschfeld is on the route of the Hunsrückquerbahn .

The Bahnhof district and the Langenwald residential area belong to Hirschfeld .


There are several prehistoric and early historical burial mounds on the Roman road Belginum – Boppard (Hunsrückhöhenstraße). The place and the church were first mentioned in a document in 1353. Until the end of the 18th century, Hirschfeld was an independent rule that belonged to Kratz von Scharfenstein .

With the occupation of the Left Bank of the Rhine in 1794 by French revolutionary troops , the place became French , from 1798 to 1814 it belonged to the canton of Trarbach , which was assigned to the Rhine-Moselle department . At the Congress of Vienna (1815) the region was assigned to the Kingdom of Prussia . Under the Prussian administration, Hirschfeld was subordinate to the Mayor's Office of Sohren in the Zell district from 1816 and belonged to the Rhine Province from 1822 until the end of the Second World War . Since 1946 the place has been part of the then newly formed state of Rhineland-Palatinate and has belonged to the Kirchberg community since 1970 .

The Simultaneum was dissolved in 1921; In 1926 a new Catholic church was built.

Statistics on population development

The development of the population of the municipality of Hirschfeld, the values ​​from 1871 to 1987 are based on censuses:

year Residents
1815 215
1835 301
1871 270
1905 285
1939 315
1950 341
1961 331
year Residents
1970 336
1987 322
1993 415
1999 368
2005 343
2011 314
2017 277


Municipal council

The local council in Hirschfeld consists of six council members, who were elected by a majority vote in the local elections on May 26, 2019 , and the honorary local mayor as chairman. Until 2014, the council had eight councilors.


The local mayor of Hirschfeld is Alfred Elz. In the local elections on May 26, 2019, he achieved his re-election over a competitor for the office with a share of 50.29% of the votes (exactly one vote more).

coat of arms

Hirschfeld coat of arms
Blazon : “Split of green and blue by a curved, silver tip, inside a red bar, accompanied by 3 black shingles above and 4 below, silver deer antlers in front, a silver church tower in the back, growing with black door and black windows.”
Justification of the coat of arms: The base of the shield is reminiscent of the scratches of Scharfenstein , the former feudal owners and church lords of Hirschfeld. The deer antlers mean the place name. The church in the back half of the shield refers to the church in the community.


Protestant church
  • Evangelical Church (former Simultankirche, mentioned in a document in 1353, expanded 1748/49)
  • Catholic Church (built in 1926)

See also

Web links

Commons : Hirschfeld  - 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. 58 (PDF; 3 MB).
  3. State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate - regional data
  4. ^ The regional returning officer RLP: Local council election 2019 Hirschfeld. Retrieved October 8, 2019 .
  5. Markus Crummenauer, Wahlleiter OG Hirschfeld: Announcement of the result of the election of the local mayor in the local community of Wahlenau on May 26th, 2019. Edition 24/2019. Official journal Kastellaun, accessed on October 8, 2019 .