|coat of arms||Germany map|
|Administrative region :||Karlsruhe|
|Height :||346 m above sea level NHN|
|Area :||8.63 km 2|
|Residents:||3010 (December 31, 2018)|
|Population density :||349 inhabitants per km 2|
|Postal code :||75249|
|Area code :||07231|
|License plate :||PF|
|Community key :||08 2 36 031|
|LOCODE :||DE KIB|
|Address of the
|Mayor :||Heiko Faber|
|Location of the community Kieselbronn in the Enzkreis|
Kieselbronn is a municipality in the Enz in Baden-Württemberg , about seven kilometers from the regional center of Pforzheim removed. Apart from the village of the same name, no other villages belong to the community of Kieselbronn .
The village of Iselsbach, first mentioned in 1376 and fallen to desolate after 1400, is located in the municipality .
Around the first century AD, a Roman court estate was founded in the Schlössle estate . Kieselbronn was first mentioned in a document on January 6, 1100, when Bishop Johannes I von Speyer donated the village to the Sinsheim monastery. During the time of the tribal duchies, the place belonged to the Duchy of Franconia . In the following centuries the rulers changed several times. In 1504 part of the town came to the Duchy of Württemberg , the other part was subordinate to knight families as fiefs of the Counts of Löwenstein , including since 1563 the Lords of Hirschhorn and, after the Thirty Years War, the Gölers of Ravensburg . During various wars, including after the Battle of Ötisheim in 1692, the community was repeatedly destroyed and looted. From 1806 to 1810 all of Kieselbronn belonged to the Maulbronn Oberamt in the Kingdom of Württemberg . Through the border treaty of 1810 Kieselbronn came to the Grand Duchy of Baden . Since June 25, 1939, the community was assigned to the Pforzheim district . In 1945 the place became part of the American zone of occupation and thus belonged to the newly founded state of Württemberg-Baden , which was incorporated into the current state of Baden-Württemberg in 1952. In 1973 the district reform took place in Baden-Württemberg , when Kieselbronn came to the Enzkreis.
In the center of Kieselbronn is the Protestant St. Stephen's Church, which was built at the end of the 13th century. There are also various wall paintings that were created between the 14th and 15th centuries. Markus Mall is currently pastor of St. Stephen's Church.
The town council in Kieselbronn has twelve members. The local elections on May 26, 2019 led to the following preliminary final result. The municipal council consists of the elected voluntary councilors and the mayor as chairman. The mayor is entitled to vote in the municipal council.
|Parties and constituencies||
|SPD||Social Democratic Party of Germany||30.51||4th||41.8||5|
|UL||Kieselbronn environmental list||23.06||3||18.8||2|
|CDU||Christian Democratic Union of Germany||16.88||2||15.1||2|
Heiko Faber (independent) has been mayor of Kieselbronns since October 1, 2001.
The graduate in administration was elected mayor of the Kieselbronn community for the first time on July 22, 2001. In the second ballot he received 63.10% of the votes cast. The turnout was 70%.
Heiko Faber was re-elected as the sole candidate in the mayoral election on July 5, 2009 with 97.45% of the votes cast. The turnout was 46.31%.
In the mayoral election on July 2, 2017, the incumbent had a competitor and received 86% of the votes cast. The turnout was 58.6%.
Heiko Faber has been a member of the Free Voters' Association (FWV) in the district council of the Enzkreis since 2004, where he is a member of the administrative and economic committee. Heiko Faber has also been a member of the association assembly of the Northern Black Forest regional association since 2009 and is a member of the planning committee there. He is deputy chairman of the parliamentary group of the Free Voters' Association (FWV) in the district council of the Enzkreis as well as in the association assembly of the Northern Black Forest regional association.
Before his election as mayor of the community of Kieselbronn, the native of Knittling worked as the main office manager in the community of Ühlingen-Birkendorf in the district of Waldshut.
coat of arms
The municipality's coat of arms, "In red, a golden webbed foot" appears in the municipality's seal as early as the 18th century ; however, the colors of the coat of arms were not determined until 1907. The origin and meaning of the coat of arms have not yet been fully clarified.
Infrastructure and economy
Kieselbronn has cheap motorway connections to the A 8 Karlsruhe - Stuttgart at the junctions Pforzheim-Nord (2 km) and Pforzheim-Ost (Eutingen 3 km), as well as to the federal highways 10 (Karlsruhe - Stuttgart) and 294 (Pforzheim - Bretten).
The community has 7 bus stops (Dürrner Strasse, City Hall, Pforzheimer Strasse, Auto Hall, Sonnenbühl / Schauinslandstrasse, Eutinger Strasse and Wartbergblick).
- Long-distance traffic: Intercity Pforzheim Hbf and Mühlacker Hbf
- Local transport: Pforzheim-Eutingen, Niefern and Mühlacker-Enzberg (S5 Bietigheim-Bissingen - Pforzheim - Karlsruhe) and Ölbronn (S9 Bretten - Mühlacker)
Sights and culture
- Fortified church with defensive walls and frescoes from the 13th century
- Water tower from 1930, visible from afar
- Remains of a Roman settlement (the remains are buried) in the "Schlössle" area
- Stock fountain by Prof. Fritz Theilmann
- Originally rebuilt half-timbered house from the 16th century in Reitergasse 14
- Other listed half-timbered houses in the old town center
- Orchard museum in Gewann Weiherwiesen
- Fruit variety museum, Im Allmendweg
- Mayor a. D. Kurt Link
sons and daughters of the town
- Prof. Fritz Theilmann (1902–1991), sculptor and ceramist
- State Statistical Office Baden-Württemberg - Population by nationality and gender on December 31, 2018 (CSV file) ( help on this ).
- The state of Baden-Württemberg. Official description by district and municipality . Karlsruhe district. tape V . Kohlhammer, Stuttgart 1976, ISBN 3-17-002542-2 , p. 571-572 .
- History of the community of Kieselbronn , website of the community of Kieselbronn, accessed on August 10, 2019.
- Stephanuskirche Kieselbronn ( Memento from July 20, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) Internet presence of the Protestant church district of Pforzheim-Land, accessed on July 15, 2014
- Evangelische Stephanuskirche Kieselbronn ( Memento of March 4, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) "kirche-kieselbronn" Internet presence, accessed on July 15, 2014