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Coat of arms of the municipality of Holzkirch
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Coordinates: 48 ° 32 '  N , 10 ° 0'  E

Basic data
State : Baden-Württemberg
Administrative region : Tübingen
County : Alb-Danube district
Height : 579 m above sea level NHN
Area : 8.14 km 2
Residents: 275 (Dec. 31, 2018)
Population density : 34 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 89183
Primaries : 07340-919010
License plate : UL
Community key : 08 4 25 062
Address of the
municipal administration:
Hauptstrasse 8
89183 Holzkirch
Website : www.holzkirch.de
Mayor : Paul Seybold
Location of the municipality of Holzkirch in the Alb-Donau district
Landkreis Biberach Landkreis Esslingen Landkreis Göppingen Landkreis Heidenheim Landkreis Reutlingen Ulm Allmendingen (Württemberg) Allmendingen (Württemberg) Altheim (Alb) Altheim (bei Ehingen) Altheim (bei Ehingen) Amstetten (Württemberg) Asselfingen Ballendorf Balzheim Beimerstetten Berghülen Bernstadt (Alb) Blaubeuren Blaustein Breitingen Börslingen Dietenheim Dornstadt Ehingen (Donau) Ehingen (Donau) Emeringen Emerkingen Erbach (Donau) Griesingen Grundsheim Hausen am Bussen Heroldstatt Holzkirch Hüttisheim Illerkirchberg Illerrieden Laichingen Langenau Lauterach (Alb-Donau-Kreis) Lonsee Merklingen Munderkingen Neenstetten Nellingen Nerenstetten Oberdischingen Obermarchtal Oberstadion Öllingen Öpfingen Rammingen (Württemberg) Rechtenstein Rottenacker Schelklingen Schnürpflingen Setzingen Staig Untermarchtal Unterstadion Unterwachingen Weidenstetten Westerheim (Württemberg) Westerstetten Bayernmap
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Holzkirch is a small municipality in the Alb-Donau district in Baden-Württemberg , Germany . The community belongs to the Langenau community administration association.


Holzkirch is located on the southern edge of the Swabian Alb, north of the Lone Valley and north of Ulm .

Neighboring communities

The community borders in the north on Weidenstetten , in the east on Neenstetten , in the southeast on Bernstadt , in the south on Breitingen and in the west on Westerstetten .


Holzkirch was first mentioned in a document in 1362 and came into the possession of the Free Imperial City of Ulm in 1385 . When Ulm lost its status in 1803, the place came with Ulm to Bavaria . The border between Bavaria and Württemberg was finally determined in a treaty in 1810 and Holzkirch became part of Württemberg.

Municipal council

The municipality council in Holzkirch has eight members. In the local elections on May 26, 2019 , the local council was elected by majority vote. Majority voting takes place if no or only one nomination has been submitted. The applicants with the highest number of votes are then elected. The municipal council consists of the voluntary councilors and the mayor as chairman. The mayor is entitled to vote in the municipal council.


Paul Seybold was elected as the new mayor in 2010. He replaced Gerhard Lindner, who left office after 20 years.


St. Barbara Church

The late Romanesque defense tower of the Barbara Church from around 1150 offered the entire village population protection in troubled times. The very massive churchyard wall also served more as a defense.

Web links

Commons : Holzkirch  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. State Statistical Office Baden-Württemberg - Population by nationality and gender on December 31, 2018 (CSV file) ( help on this ).