City of Waldkappel
|Height :||282 (282-302) m above sea level NHN|
|Area :||5.03 km²|
|Residents :||66 (Feb 17, 2015)|
|Population density :||13 inhabitants / km²|
|Incorporation :||1st February 1971|
|Postal code :||37284|
|Area code :||05656|
Mäckelsdorf is located in northern Hesse, southwest of Waldkappel in the geo-nature park Frau-Holle-Land (Werratal.Meißner.Kaufunger Wald) in a side valley of the Schemmergrund. State road 3227 runs through the village .
The place was first mentioned in 1392 under the name of Meckelsdorf . In 1939 the place had 146 inhabitants.
- Mäckelsdorf, Werra-Meißner district. Historical local dictionary for Hessen. (As of February 9, 2016). In: Landesgeschichtliches Informationssystem Hessen (LAGIS).
- Mäckelsdorf district on the website of the city of Waldkappel, accessed in February 2016.
- Municipal reform: mergers and integration of municipalities from January 20, 1971 . In: The Hessian Minister of the Interior (ed.): State Gazette for the State of Hesse. 1971 No. 6 , p. 248 , item 328, para. 36 ( online at the information system of the Hessian state parliament [PDF; 6.2 MB ]).
- Federal Statistical Office (ed.): Historical municipality directory for the Federal Republic of Germany. Name, border and key number changes in municipalities, counties and administrative districts from May 27, 1970 to December 31, 1982 . W. Kohlhammer GmbH, Stuttgart and Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1 , p. 388 .