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City of Wuppertal
Coordinates: 51 ° 16 ′ 23 "  N , 7 ° 5 ′ 19"  E
Height : approx. 191 m above sea level NHN
Hixter (Wuppertal)

Location of Hixter in Wuppertal

Hixter is a court in the Bergisch city ​​of Wuppertal .

Location and description

The Hofschaft is located in the northwest of the city at 191  m above sea level. NHN in the valley of the Brucher Bach in the west of the Eckbusch residential area in the Uellendahl-Katernberg district near the city limits of Wülfrath . The federal motorway 535 runs near the village .

Neighboring residential areas and villages are Aprath Castle , Obenaprath , Theisbruch , Neuenhaus , Koxhof , Schmalt , Großhöfchen , Kohleiche , Zum Löh , Melandersbruch , Eschenkamp , Kotthaus , Wiesenhaus , Frankholzhäuschen , Zum Kothen and Gut Steinberg . The Steinberg split, which is also adjacent, has gone off.


In the early modern period, Hixter was one of the small estates of the Theisbruch farm .

On the topographical survey of the Rhineland from 1824, the place is marked as Exter . In the course of the 20th century, the place was named Hexter and Hixter on measuring table sheets . On an overview plan of the community of Sonnborn des Hagdorn Sen. from 1868 the place Hickster is mentioned, on the overview plan of Elberfeld of the surveying director Zumpfort from 1925 Heckster . The Hofschaft was in 1867 by the mayor Haan cleaved mayoralty Sonnborn , the 1888 territorial concessions to the City of Elberfeld in Vohwinkel was renamed.

In 1830 the farm had an area equivalent to one hectare and 88.48 acres . In 1888, eleven people lived in two houses in Hixter. With the municipal reform of 1929, the town of Vohwinkel was incorporated into the newly founded town of Wuppertal with Hixter.

Individual evidence

  1. a b Wilfried Heimes : The beginnings of the district Sonnborn in the Bergisches Land and their development - a settlement-geographic investigation , Cologne 1961 (Cologne, University, phil. Inaugural dissertation of December 14, 1961).
  2. Königliches Statistisches Bureau (Prussia) (Ed.): Community encyclopedia for the Rhineland Province, based on the materials of the census of December 1, 1885 and other official sources, (Community encyclopedia for the Kingdom of Prussia, Volume XII), Berlin 1888.