Lind (near Mayen)

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Coat of arms of the local community Lind
Lind (near Mayen)
Map of Germany, position of the local community Lind highlighted

Coordinates: 50 ° 19 ′  N , 7 ° 2 ′  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Mayen-Koblenz
Association municipality : Vordereifel
Height : 470 m above sea level NHN
Area : 2.78 km 2
Residents: 50 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 18 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 56729
Area code : 02656
License plate : MYK, MY
Community key : 07 1 37 063
Association administration address: Kelberger Strasse 26
56727 Mayen
Website :
Local Mayor : Wolfgang Spiering
Location of the local community Lind in the district of Mayen-Koblenz
Eifellandschaft, in the center Lind, photographed by Münk from

Lind is a municipality in the Mayen-Koblenz district in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the community of Vordereifel , which has its administrative headquarters in Mayen . Lind is the smallest local parish in the association in terms of population (as of December 31, 2015).


The place is about 500  m above sea level. NHN on the B 410 near Nachtsheim, northeast of Boos in the central eastern Hocheifel .


Lind belonged to the county of Virneburg until the end of the 18th century . "Lind-Nitz" also belonged to Lind, today the part of the municipality of Nitz south of the Nitzbach . Lind-Nitz counted two houses and a mill.

In 1794 French revolutionary troops occupied the left bank of the Rhine . Under the French administration , Drees belonged to the canton of Virneburg in the Rhine-Moselle department from 1798 to 1814 . Due to the agreements made at the Congress of Vienna in 1815 , the region became part of the Kingdom of Prussia . Under Prussian administration, the municipality Lind was the Kreis Mayen in Koblenz assigned and was supported by the mayor Mayen managed. This went on in 1927 in the Mayen office and in 1970 in the Mayen Land Association .

After the First World War , the area was under French military administration until 1930 . When the Adenau district was dissolved in 1932, Lind joined the Mayen district . The region has been part of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate since 1946 and belonged to the French occupation zone until 1949 and 1955, respectively .

In the course of municipal reorganization of Rhineland-Palatinate, the community came on November 7, 1970 by the same resolution Mayen to Mayen-Koblenz .

Population development

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

year Residents
1815 90
1835 91
1871 84
1905 69
1939 101
1950 105
year Residents
1961 86
1970 87
1987 64
1997 69
2005 50
2017 51


Municipal council

The council in Lind consists of six council members, who in the local elections on May 26, 2019 in a majority vote were elected, and the honorary mayor as chairman.


Wolfgang Spiering is the local mayor of Lind. In the direct election on May 26, 2019, there were no applicants. Spiering was unanimously confirmed in office for another five years by the newly elected municipal council.

coat of arms

Lind coat of arms
Blazon : "In red above a golden wheel with eight linden leaf spokes, three silver lilies."


In Lind there is a Catholic Josefskapelle (branch church of Boos, pastoral care unit Nachtsheim).

Web links

Commons : Lind  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. a b State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, municipalities, association communities ( help on this ).
  2. ^ Wilhelm Fabricius : Explanations of the historical atlas of the Rhine province, 2nd volume: The map of 1789. Bonn 1898, p. 378.
  3. ^ Archives for the civil and criminal law of the Royal. Preuss. Rhine provinces , Volume 35, 1843, p. 66 ( Google Gooks )
  4. ^ The government district of Coblenz according to its location, limitation, size, population ... , Coblenz: Pauli, 1817, p. 36 ( )
  5. Official municipality directory (= State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate [Hrsg.]: Statistical volumes . Volume 407 ). Bad Ems February 2016, p. 152 (PDF; 2.8 MB).
  6. State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate - regional data
  7. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Local elections 2019, city and municipal council elections
  8. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: direct elections 2019. see Vordereifel, Verbandsgemeinde, 17th line of results. Retrieved February 15, 2020 .
  9. ^ Bulletin Vordereifel: Constituent meeting in Lind. Linus Wittich Medien GmbH, edition 35/2019, accessed on February 15, 2020 .