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Coat of arms of the local community Lonsheim
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Coordinates: 49 ° 47 '  N , 8 ° 5'  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Alzey-Worms
Association municipality : Alzey Land
Height : 238 m above sea level NHN
Area : 4.56 km 2
Residents: 571 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 125 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 55237
Area code : 06734
License plate : AZ
Community key : 07 3 31 043
Association administration address: Weinrufstrasse 38
55232 Alzey
Website : lonsheim.net
Local Mayor : Harald Denne
Location of the local community of Lonsheim in the Alzey-Worms district
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Lonsheim is a municipality in the Alzey-Worms district in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the Alzey-Land association.


Geographical location

The small rural residential community with agriculture and viticulture is located in a valley basin at the foot of the wooded "Hemm" and is surrounded on the sides by vineyards ( Rheinhessische Schweiz ).


Mandelberg, Schönberg in the major Adelberg area . A total of 139  ha .

Neighboring places

Armsheim Ensheim
Bornheim Neighboring communities Bermersheim vor der Höhe


Lonsheim is first mentioned in the 8th century in donations to the Lorsch and Fulda monasteries . It was in Wormsgau and was previously written in Laonisheim (first mentioned in 775), Lonesheim (857) and Lohengesheim (1234), the latter possibly referring to the place Langenlonsheim in the Bad Kreuznach district. Lonsheim belonged to the domain of the wild counts . In the 12th century Werner II von Bolanden (1128) had goods in the district. When the Wildgraves were divided in 1283, Lonsheim came under the line of the Wildgraves of Kyrburg . From them, a family resident in Lonsheim, the Knights of Lonsheim, took the manorial power of half the place and the Lonsheim court as a fief and built a castle in the place. The place was wildgräflich- kyrburgisch until 1398 the Bock Lonsheim and then other families (about Albig and Heppenheim) to feud was given in 1679 to the Palatinate came.


Municipal council

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


The local mayor is Harald Denne. In the local elections on May 26, 2019, he was confirmed in his office with 90.75% of the votes.

coat of arms

Coat of arms of Lonsheim
Blazon : “Divided by gold and red; above a growing silver armored and tongued red lion, below a golden paw cross. "

Culture and sights

Lookout tower "Auf der Hemm"


South of Lonsheim stands as a landmark in the observation tower "on the inhibition" , in memory of the French German War was 1870-71 in 1904 inaugurated and from its observation deck is a very good view of Lonsheim and the countryside of Rheinhessen up to the Taunus and in the south-southwest to the Donnersberg .

See also: List of cultural monuments in Lonsheim


TV Lonsheim eV was founded in 1888. In the mid-1980s, a soccer department was added to the gymnastics department, which originally played under the name of FC Lonsheim observation tower , but after just one year called itself TV Lonsheim. In the 1990s, the soccer team rose to the association league and has since played against opponents such as B. Waldalgesheim and Ingelheim.

Born in Lonsheim

Web links

Commons : Lonsheim  - Collection of Images

Individual evidence

  1. State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, communities, association communities ( help on this ).
  2. ^ The Regional Returning Officer RLP: Lonsheim municipal council election 2019. Retrieved September 7, 2019 .
  3. The regional returning officer RLP: direct elections 2019. see Alzey-Land, Verbandsgemeinde, 18th line of results. Retrieved September 7, 2019 .