Moon field

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Moon field
City of Wertheim
Coat of arms of Mondfeld
Coordinates: 49 ° 47 ′ 2 "  N , 9 ° 25 ′ 6"  E
Height : 139 m above sea level NN
Residents : 919  (Dec. 31, 2017)
Incorporation : April 1, 1972
Moon field seen from the Henneburg
Moon field from the Hennesburg seen from

Mondfeld is a district of Wertheim in the Main-Tauber district in Baden-Württemberg . The place has 919 inhabitants.


Geographical location

f1Georeferencing Map with all coordinates of the residential areas in the district of Mondfeld: OSM

Mondfeld is located about 7 km from Wertheim in the Main Franconia region , embedded in the Main Valley at the northeastern end of Baden-Württemberg . The border between Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria runs here in the middle of the Main . The village of Mondfeld ( ) and the residential area Rosenmühle ( ) lie within the boundaries of the former municipality of Mondfeld . In the northeast of the village is the 600 meter long Mondsee , the northernmost body of water that belongs entirely to Baden-Württemberg.

The nearest major cities are Würzburg (45 km) and Frankfurt am Main (100 km).

Protected areas

The Mondfeld / Boxtal water protection area designated by ordinance of December 27, 2004 with WSG no. 128140 covers a protected area of ​​831.8 hectares.


Little is known about the development of the name. Mondfeld was first mentioned in a document as Mahenvelt in 1214; from the name Mahenvelt later poppy field and today's name moon field developed .

Mondfeld belonged to the Electorate of Mainz and came due to the provisions of the Reichsdeputationshauptschluss of February 25, 1803 to the House of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg and 1806 under the sovereignty of the Grand Duchy of Baden . The community was subordinate to the Kurmainzischen winery Prozelten and the Oberamt Miltenberg . From 1813, Mondfeld was assigned to the then Landamt Wertheim along with the other official locations. Since the abolition of the Wertheim district office (1936), the municipality was part of the district office and, from 1938, the Tauberbischofsheim district (now the Main-Tauber district ).

On April 1, 1972, Mondfeld was incorporated into the city of Wertheim.

coat of arms

Blazon : In blue an increasing, formed golden crescent. Documents from 1628 and 1667 prove that the seal was made by the Centgraf zu Prozelten because we do not use our own seals (GLA Karlsruhe: seal card index and coat of arms files Wertheim and Tauberbischofsheim). On a form for community homage dated August 19, 1811, the moon fields court seal contains a waning moon over the Mainz wheel . In the middle of the 19th century, the municipality used a stamped seal with the inscription “GERICHT SIEGEL DER GEMEINDE MONDFELD”. In addition, the municipality had a color stamp, the one increasing shows moon in the winning shield. On September 18, 1901, the municipal council decided to purchase the current seal while retaining the previous coat of arms.

Economy and Infrastructure

Transport links

  • Connection via Nibelungenstrasse from Wertheim and Freudenberg
  • Bus connections to Würzburg, Miltenberg and Tauberbischofsheim
  • Connection to Stadtprozelten (Bavaria), here DB train station, via a shuttle ferry across the Main

Biking and hiking trails

Mondfeld is on the Main Cycle Path and the Liebliches Taubertal cycle path - the sporty one .

Culture and sights

Buildings and monuments

Regular events

Mondfeld has a large number of clubs. The events in the course of the year are correspondingly diverse. Traditional events include a. the erection of the maypole by the volunteer fire brigade , the "Maisingen" of the Mondfeld singers' association, the only carnival parade in the Wertheim area and the two colorful evenings of the Mondfeld carnival society, the local tournament of the SV Mondfeld and the Möfelder Kerwe .



In the village is the freely accessible bathing lake Mondfeld (also called Baggersee Mondfeld or Mondsee). It is located directly on the Main between Wertheim and Freudenberg in the Wertheimer.



  • Wolfram Berner: The first mention of Mondfeld in 1214. In: Wertheimer Jahrbuch 2016/2017, ed. from the Wertheim Historical Association in connection with the Wertheim State Archive, Verlag des Historisches Verein Wertheim eV, Wertheim 2018, ISSN 0511-4926, pp. 51–58.
  • Book of arms of the Tauberbischofsheim district , State Archives Administration Baden-Württemberg, 1967

Web links

Commons : Moonfield  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Breakdown of the population of the city of Wertheim including suburbs. (PDF) City of Wertheim, accessed on September 4, 2018 (via: Figures, data, facts /).
  2. a b Mondfeld - Altgemeinde ~ Teilort - detail page - LEO-BW. In: Retrieved May 11, 2020 .
  3. Rosenmühle - living space - detail page - LEO-BW. In: Retrieved May 12, 2020 .
  4. A wonderful local recreation area - Fränkische Nachrichten. In: Retrieved May 12, 2020 .
  5. Appendix to the BWP draft (Chapter 3): List of protected areas: Water protection areas - Appendix_zu_Kapitel_3_Wasserschutzgebiete.pdf. In: Retrieved May 12, 2020 .
  6. Wolfram Berner: The first mention of Mondfeld in 1214. In: Wertheimer Jahrbuch 2016/2017, ed. from the Wertheim Historical Association in connection with the Wertheim State Archive, Verlag des Historisches Verein Wertheim eV, Wertheim 2018, ISSN 0511-4926, pp. 51–58.
  7. ^ 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. 480 .
  8. "The Sportive" - ​​Tourist Association Liebliches Taubertal. In: Retrieved August 3, 2020 .
  9. 1st day stage - Wertheim to Freudenberg - Liebliches Taubertal tourist office. In: Retrieved August 3, 2020 .