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Coat of arms of the local community of Lohnsfeld
Wage field
Map of Germany, position of the local community Lohnsfeld highlighted

Coordinates: 49 ° 33 '  N , 7 ° 51'  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Donnersbergkreis
Association municipality : Winnweiler
Height : 252 m above sea level NHN
Area : 6.91 km 2
Residents: 923 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 134 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 67727
Area code : 06302
License plate : KIB, ROK
Community key : 07 3 33 042
Association administration address: Jakobstrasse 29
67722 Winnweiler
Website : www.lohnsfeld.de
Local Mayor : Walter Bertram
Location of the local community of Lohnsfeld in the Donnersbergkreis
Obermoschel Niedermoschel Unkenbach Finkenbach-Gersweiler Waldgrehweiler Schiersfeld Sitters Alsenz Oberndorf (Pfalz) Mannweiler-Cölln Winterborn (Pfalz) Kalkofen (Pfalz) Niederhausen an der Appel Münsterappel Oberhausen an der Appel Gaugrehweiler Seelen Rathskirchen Teschenmoschel Bisterschied Ransweiler Stahlberg Bayerfeld-Steckweiler Sankt Alban (Pfalz) Gerbach Würzweiler Ruppertsecken Dielkirchen Katzenbach (Donnersbergkreis) Schönborn (Pfalz) Dörrmoschel Reichsthal Gundersweiler Gehrweiler Imsweiler Rockenhausen Höringen Schweisweiler Falkenstein (Pfalz) Winnweiler Lohnsfeld Wartenberg-Rohrbach Münchweiler an der Alsenz Gonbach Sippersfeld Breunigweiler Imsbach Börrstadt Steinbach am Donnersberg Ramsen (Pfalz) Kerzenheim Eisenberg (Pfalz) Göllheim Dreisen Standenbühl Lautersheim Biedesheim Ottersheim Bubenheim (Pfalz) Zellertal Einselthum Immesheim Albisheim (Pfrimm) Rüssingen Weitersweiler Marnheim Bennhausen Jakobsweiler Dannenfels Bolanden Kirchheimbolanden Mörsfeld Kriegsfeld Oberwiesen Orbis Morschheim Ilbesheim (Donnersbergkreis) Bischheim (Donnersberg) Rittersheim Stetten (Pfalz) Gauersheim Landkreis Bad Kreuznach Landkreis Alzey-Worms Landkreis Kusel Landkreis Kaiserslautern Landkreis Bad Dürkheimmap
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Lohnsfeld is a municipality in the southern Donnersbergkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the Winnweiler community .


Lohnsfeld is located in the North Palatinate Uplands, southeast of the Donnersberg . To the north is Winnweiler , west Münchweiler an der Alsenz and south is Wartenberg-Rohrbach .

The hamlet Schmitterhof as well as the residential areas Krupp'sche Ziegelhütte and Pulvermühle also belong to Lohnsfeld .


1190 "Sacerdos Cunradus de Loginsfeld" attested in a document; 1327 Lohnsfeit, 1486 Lanßfeldt; 17./18. Century wages field.

Until the end of the 18th century, Lohnsfeld belonged to the County of Falkenstein .

After 1792 French revolutionary troops occupied the region and annexed it after the Peace of Campo Formio (1797) . From 1798 to 1814 the village belonged to the French department of Donnersberg and was assigned to the canton of Winnweiler . Due to the agreements reached at the Congress of Vienna (1815) and an exchange contract with Austria , the region became part of the Kingdom of Bavaria in 1816 . From 1818, the community of Lohnsfeld was assigned to the Kaiserslautern Land Commissioner in the Bavarian Rhine District, later to the Kaiserslautern District Office, from which the Kaiserslautern District emerged in 1938 .

After the Second World War Lohnsfeld within was French occupation zone part of the then newly formed Rhineland-Palatinate and belonged to the county Rockenhausen in Government District Palatinate . The municipality of Lohnsfeld has been part of the Donnersbergkreis since 1969 and of the Winnweiler community since 1972 .


Municipal council

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


The local mayor is Walter Bertram. In the local elections on May 26, 2019, he was confirmed in his office with 67.39% of the votes.

coat of arms

Coat of arms of Lohnsfeld
Blazon : "Split of silver and red, in front a green oak branch with two green leaves, central green fruit cup and golden acorn, behind a golden pilgrim's shell."

Economy and Infrastructure

The old Kaiserstraße runs through the village , and Bundesstraße 40 also ran right through the village for decades. The B 40 was renamed L 401 with the completion of the federal motorway 63 on October 15, 2004 and thus downgraded to the state road.

The federal motorway 63 ( Kaiserslautern - Mainz ) is located directly to the east .

In Winnweiler there is a train station of the Alsenz Valley Railway .

Sons and daughters of the church

See also

Web links

Commons : Lohnsfeld  - Collection of Images

Individual evidence

  1. State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, communities, association communities ( help on this ).
  2. State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate (ed.): Official directory of the municipalities and parts of the municipality. Status: January 2019 [ Version 2020 is available. ] . S. 145 (PDF; 3 MB).
  3. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Municipal Council Election 2019 Lohnsfeld. Retrieved September 2, 2019 .
  4. The Regional Returning Officer RLP: direct elections 2019. Accessed on September 2, 2019 (see Winnweiler, Verbandsgemeinde, seventh line of results).