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Coat of arms of the local community Newel
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Coordinates: 49 ° 49 '  N , 6 ° 35'  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Trier-Saarburg
Association municipality : Trier country
Height : 365 m above sea level NHN
Area : 16.64 km 2
Residents: 2725 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 164 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 54309
Area code : 06505
License plate : TR, SAB
Community key : 07 2 35 094
Community structure: 4 districts
Association administration address: Gartenfeldstrasse 12
54295 Trier
Website :
Local Mayor : Willi Arnoldy ( CDU )
Location of the local community Newel in the district of Trier-Saarburg
Luxemburg Saarland Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm Landkreis Birkenfeld Trier Bescheid (Hunsrück) Beuren (Hochwald) Damflos Geisfeld Grimburg Gusenburg Hermeskeil Hinzert-Pölert Naurath (Wald) Neuhütten (Hochwald) Rascheid Reinsfeld Züsch Baldringen Greimerath (bei Trier) Heddert Hentern Kell am See Lampaden Mandern Paschel Schillingen Schömerich Vierherrenborn Waldweiler Zerf Kanzem Konz Nittel Oberbillig Onsdorf Pellingen Tawern Temmels Wasserliesch Wawern (Saar) Wellen (Mosel) Wiltingen Bonerath Farschweiler Gusterath Gutweiler Herl Hinzenburg Holzerath Kasel (bei Trier) Korlingen Lorscheid Mertesdorf Morscheid Ollmuth Osburg Pluwig Riveris (Gemeinde) Schöndorf (an der Ruwer) Sommerau (an der Ruwer) Thomm Waldrach Ayl Fisch (Saargau) Freudenburg Irsch (bei Saarburg) Kastel-Staadt Kirf Mannebach (bei Saarburg) Merzkirchen Ockfen Palzem Saarburg Schoden Serrig Taben-Rodt Trassem Wincheringen Bekond Detzem Ensch Fell (Mosel) Föhren Kenn Klüsserath Köwerich Leiwen Longen Longuich Mehring (Mosel) Naurath (Eifel) Pölich Riol Schleich Schweich Thörnich Trittenheim Aach (bei Trier) Franzenheim Hockweiler Igel (Mosel) Kordel (Eifel) Langsur Newel Ralingen Trierweiler Welschbillig Zemmermap
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Chapel of Newel
St. Abrunculus, worried
St. Abrunculus, inside

Newel is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the Trier-Land community .


Newel is located near the federal highway 51 and on the old Roman road Trier-Neuss . Districts are:

  • Beßlich (district), 482 inhabitants
  • Butzweiler (district), 1551 inhabitants
    • Hanserhof
    • Dackenheid farm
    • Waldhof
    • Görgenhof
  • Lorich (district), 78 inhabitants
    • Bernhardshof
  • Newel (district), 763 inhabitants
    • Birkenhof
    • Echternacherhof
    • High sun
    • Kreuzerberg
    • Poppy yard
    • Musky ones
    • Nörsterhof 1


The annual precipitation is 837 mm. The precipitation is in the upper third of the values ​​recorded in Germany. Lower values ​​are registered at 70% of the measuring stations of the German Weather Service . The driest month is April, with the most rainfall in November. In November there is 1.5 times more rainfall than in April. Precipitation varies only minimally and is extremely evenly distributed over the year. Lower seasonal fluctuations are recorded at only 1% of the measuring stations .


In 634 Newel, as well as the places Welschbillig , Sülm and Röhl with their churches and affiliations, were given by King Dagobert I (622 to 638) to the Church of St. Paulinus ( Paulinstift Trier ). At that time Modoald was Bishop of Trier.

In 981 this donation is mentioned in a document from Archbishop Egbert von Trier (977–993). Newel is mentioned for the first time under the name Nuvela in the document mentioned .

The current community was formed on March 16, 1974 from the dissolved communities Besslich, Butzweiler, Lorich and Newel.

Population development

The development of the population of Newel in relation to today's municipal area; the values ​​from 1871 to 1987 are based on censuses:

year Residents
1815 548
1835 841
1871 949
1905 1,092
1939 1,038
1950 1,099
year Residents
1961 1,288
1970 1,437
1987 2,259
1997 2,625
2005 2,839
2019 2,725


Municipal council

The local council in Newel consists of 20 council members, who were elected in the local elections on May 26, 2019 in a personalized proportional representation, and the honorary local mayor as chairman.

The distribution of seats in the local council:

choice SPD CDU FWL * total
2019 7th 7th 6th 20 seats
2014 8th 8th 4th 20 seats
2009 8th 9 3 20 seats
2004 7th 9 4th 20 seats

* FWL = Free Voters List Newel e. V.

coat of arms

Blazon : In the obliquely quartered coat of arms there is a red-armored, torn-off black eagle head in gold and opposite this a red continuous cross in silver . In the front in red there is a crossed black hammer and mallet with gold handles and in the back in red is a silver plow knife.

Worth seeing

See also

Web links

Commons : Newel  - Collection of Images

Individual evidence

  1. a b State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, municipalities, association communities ( help on this ).
  2. State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate (ed.): Official directory of the municipalities and parts of the municipality. Status: January 2020. S. 117 (PDF; 1 MB).
  3. Official municipality directory (= State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate [Hrsg.]: Statistical volumes . Volume 407 ). Bad Ems February 2016, p. 173 (PDF; 2.8 MB).
  4. State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate - regional data
  5. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Local elections 2019, city and municipal council elections