|County seat||High on the Main|
|Population density||600 inhabitants / km² (1925)|
The Höchst am Main district was a district in the Wiesbaden administrative district of the Prussian province of Hessen-Nassau , located between the city of Frankfurt am Main in the east and the Wiesbaden district in the west. The county seat was Höchst am Main .
The district Höchst was formed on April 1, 1886 as part of a regional reform in the province of Hessen-Nassau from the communities of the old office Höchst (except the community Heddernheim ) and the communities Langenhain , Lorsbach and Marxheim of the old office Hochheim . The district area had formed the eastern part of the Mainkreis founded in 1867 .
The Höchst district was dissolved on April 1, 1928. The city of Höchst am Main and the communities of Griesheim , Nied , Schwanheim and Sossenheim were incorporated into the independent city of Frankfurt am Main . All other communities became part of the newly established Main-Taunus-Kreis . The Frankfurt district of Höchst remained the administrative seat of the Main-Taunus-Kreis until 1987.
The district administrators were:
- 1886–1892: August von Trott zu Solz (1855–1938)
- 1892–1894: Wilhelm von Meister (1863–1935)
- 1894–1900: Otto von Steinmeister (1860–1937)
- 1900–1910: Heinrich von Achenbach (1863–1933)
- 1910–1920: Robert Klauser (1867–1951)
- 1921–1926: Josef Zimmermann (1871–1929)
- 1926–1928: Wilhelm Apel (1873–1960)
The Höchst district originally included 21 cities and municipalities, eight of which became districts of Frankfurt am Main and 13 municipalities were assigned to the Main-Taunus district, which comprises a total of 45 cities and municipalities. The towns and municipalities in the district are listed below:
|former parish||today's parish||today's circle|
|Griesheim||Frankfurt am Main||Frankfurt am Main|
|Hattersheim||Hattersheim am Main||Main-Taunus-Kreis|
|Höchst am Main , city||Frankfurt am Main||Frankfurt am Main|
|Hofheim am Taunus||Hofheim am Taunus||Main-Taunus-Kreis|
|Langenhain||Hofheim am Taunus||Main-Taunus-Kreis|
|Lorsbach||Hofheim am Taunus||Main-Taunus-Kreis|
|Marxheim||Hofheim am Taunus||Main-Taunus-Kreis|
|Nied||Frankfurt am Main||Frankfurt am Main|
|Niederhofheim||Liederbach am Taunus||Main-Taunus-Kreis|
|Oberliederbach||Liederbach am Taunus||Main-Taunus-Kreis|
|Okriftel||Hattersheim am Main||Main-Taunus-Kreis|
|Schwanheim||Frankfurt am Main||Frankfurt am Main|
|Sindlingen ( 1917 to Höchst )||Frankfurt am Main||Frankfurt am Main|
|Soden am Taunus||Bad Soden am Taunus||Main-Taunus-Kreis|
|Sossenheim||Frankfurt am Main||Frankfurt am Main|
|Unterliederbach ( 1917 to Höchst )||Frankfurt am Main||Frankfurt am Main|
|Zeilsheim ( 1917 to Höchst )||Frankfurt am Main||Frankfurt am Main|
- District Höchst administrative history and the district administrators on the website territorial.de (Rolf Jehke), as of April 14, 2014.
- municipalities in Germany 1900: Landkreis Höchst
- Michael Rademacher: German administrative history from the unification of the empire in 1871 to the reunification in 1990. District Höchst. (Online material for the dissertation, Osnabrück 2006).
- order for the province of Hessen-Nassau 1886 (digitized version)
- "Sindlingen, City of Frankfurt am Main". Historical local dictionary for Hessen. (As of November 11, 2014). In: Landesgeschichtliches Informationssystem Hessen (LAGIS).