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Salem municipality
Former Mimmenhausen municipal coat of arms
Coordinates: 47 ° 45 ′ 45 ″  N , 9 ° 17 ′ 25 ″  E
Height : 436 m above sea level NHN
Area : 6.28 km²
Residents : 3272  (December 31, 2019)
Population density : 521 inhabitants / km²
Incorporation : April 1, 1972
Postal code : 88682
Area code : 07553

The village of Mimmenhausen is part of the municipality of Salem in Baden-Württemberg .



House Killenberg

Mimmenhausen includes the village of Mimmenhausen , the Killenberg house and the Banzenreute desert .

Expansion of the area

The total area of ​​the Mimmenhausen district is 628 hectares (as of November 30, 2011).


Mimmenhausen was first mentioned in a document in 1132 in a deed of donation. However, the place is much older and was built between the 6th and 8th centuries.

In 1951 the construction of a water pipe began. In 1964 the gym was built and in 1968 the connection to the sewer system and sewage treatment plant.

Mimmenhausen was incorporated into Salem on April 1, 1972.

Population development

The population is currently 3272 (as of December 31, 2019).

year Population numbers
1961 1222
1970 1584
2007 3090
2010 3064
2014 3069


Parish Church of Our Lady

The parish church of Our Lady in Mimmenhausen consists of the still preserved medieval tower with stepped gable and the newly built church building from 1969. In the asymmetrical, bright church interior there are baroque baptismal and crucifixion figures from old churches as well as the gravestones of Joseph Anton Feuchtmayer and Johann at the entrance Georg Dirr . The dialect poet Bruno Epple wrote the poem: Pilgrimage to Feuchtmayer's grave in 1953 (in the previous church).

coat of arms

The coat of arms of the formerly independent municipality of Mimmenhausen shows a gold-red-blue-green-gold curved bar (rainbow) in blue, accompanied by three 2 to 1 gold stars.

Culture and sights


The Feuchtmayer Museum
  • The Feuchtmayer Museum is housed in the former living and workshop rooms of Joseph Anton Feuchtmayer and is dedicated to the most important artist in Mimmenhausen. The museum presents exhibits on the life and work of the baroque artist.


Syringe from the Mimmenhausen fire brigade, exhibited in Salem Castle

regional customs

The Alemannic carnival is celebrated.

  • Fool's Club Goldkäfer Mimmenhausen

Personalities from Mimmenhausen

  • Friedrich Kössing (*? Mimmenhausen; † January 10, 1894 Freiburg i. Br.), Theologian, professor, author
  • Marquard Wocher (born September 7, 1760 (baptism date) in Mimmenhausen, † May 20, 1830 in Basel), German-Swiss painter, creator of the Wocher Panorama
  • Tiberius Dominikus Wocher , also Tibri Wocher (1728–1788), German baroque painter, court painter to the bishops of Constance

Personalities who (d) live in Mimmenhausen


  1. Landmark area 6,281,219 m²

Individual evidence

  1. a b c Inhabitants + Area ( Memento of the original from June 28, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. the municipality of Salem; accessed on February 24, 2015 @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.salem-baden.de
  2. ^ Salem d) Mimmenhausen in: The state of Baden-Württemberg. Official description by district and municipality. Volume VII: Tübingen administrative region. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart 1978, ISBN 3-17-004807-4 . P. 592
  3. ^ 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, Stuttgart / Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1 , p. 503 .
  4. ^ Church of Our Lady in Mimmenhausen
  5. Linzgau Tour. Hiking in Feuchtmayer's footsteps . In: Südkurier of May 28, 2010
  6. fools club Goldkäfer

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