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Coat of arms of the local community Nussbaum
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Coordinates: 49 ° 48 '  N , 7 ° 37'  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Bad Kreuznach
Association municipality : Nahe-Glan
Height : 260 m above sea level NHN
Area : 5.92 km 2
Residents: 455 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 77 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 55569
Area code : 06751
License plate : KH
Community key : 07 1 33 072
Association administration address: Marktplatz 11
55566 Bad Sobernheim
Website : www.nussbaum-nahe.de
Local Mayor : Kai Wiechert
Location of the local community Nussbaum in the Bad Kreuznach district
Bad Kreuznach Kirn Biebelsheim Pfaffen-Schwabenheim Pleitersheim Volxheim Hackenheim Frei-Laubersheim Neu-Bamberg Fürfeld Tiefenthal (Rheinhessen) Traisen (Nahe) Norheim Altenbamberg Hochstätten Feilbingert Hallgarten (Pfalz) Niederhausen (Nahe) Oberhausen an der Nahe Duchroth Bad Sobernheim Auen (Hunsrück) Bärweiler Daubach (Hunsrück) Ippenschied Kirschroth Langenthal (Hunsrück) Lauschied Martinstein Meddersheim Merxheim (Nahe) Bad Sobernheim Monzingen Nußbaum Odernheim am Glan Rehbach (bei Sobernheim) Seesbach Staudernheim Weiler bei Monzingen Winterburg Bretzenheim Dorsheim Guldental Langenlonsheim Laubenheim Rümmelsheim Windesheim Daxweiler Dörrebach Eckenroth Roth (bei Stromberg) Schöneberg (Hunsrück) Schweppenhausen Seibersbach Stromberg (Hunsrück) Waldlaubersheim Warmsroth Kirn Bärenbach (bei Idar-Oberstein) Becherbach bei Kirn Brauweiler (Rheinland-Pfalz) Bruschied Hahnenbach Heimweiler Heinzenberg (bei Kirn) Hennweiler Hochstetten-Dhaun Horbach (bei Simmertal) Kellenbach Königsau Limbach (bei Kirn) Meckenbach (bei Kirn) Oberhausen bei Kirn Otzweiler Schneppenbach Schwarzerden Simmertal Weitersborn Abtweiler Becherbach (Pfalz) Breitenheim Callbach Desloch Hundsbach Jeckenbach Lettweiler Löllbach Meisenheim Raumbach Rehborn Reiffelbach Schmittweiler Schweinschied Allenfeld Argenschwang Bockenau Boos (Nahe) Braunweiler Burgsponheim Dalberg (bei Bad Kreuznach) Gebroth Gutenberg (bei Bad Kreuznach) Hargesheim Hergenfeld Hüffelsheim Mandel (Gemeinde) Münchwald Oberstreit Roxheim Rüdesheim (Nahe) Schloßböckelheim Sankt Katharinen (bei Bad Kreuznach) Sommerloch (bei Bad Kreuznach) Spabrücken Spall Sponheim Waldböckelheim Wallhausen (bei Bad Kreuznach) Weinsheim (bei Bad Kreuznach) Winterbach (Soonwald) Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis Landkreis Birkenfeld Landkreis Mainz-Bingen Hessen Landkreis Alzey-Worms Landkreis Kusel Donnersbergkreismap
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Nussbaum photographed from Meddersheim

Nussbaum is a municipality in the Bad Kreuznach district in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the community of Nahe-Glan .


Nussbaum is located in the Nahe valley . In the west is Monzingen , in the southeast Bad Sobernheim and south on the other side of the river is Meddersheim .

Nussbaum also owns the “In der Bein” living space.


The oldest traces of human settlement come from an Ice Age procurement warehouse from the Younger Paleolithic (Upper Palaeolithic). Local researchers discovered the remains of a fireplace in an excavation pit in 1996, in which there were antler fragments from reindeer and bones, probably from horses. There were also stone tools (including a fragment of a blade) at the site about 1 km south of the village.

The place was first mentioned in a document in 1295.

Statistics on population development

The development of the population of Nussbaum, the values ​​from 1871 to 1987 are based on censuses:

year Residents
1815 274
1835 394
1871 409
1905 394
1939 371
year Residents
1950 381
1961 366
1970 346
1987 335
2005 466


Municipal council

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


Local mayor is Kai Wiechert. In the local elections on May 26, 2019, he was confirmed in office with 92.59% of the votes.

coat of arms

Nussbaum coat of arms
Blazon : "A black sloping bar in gold, each with a black bar, covered with a green label, inside a golden hazelnut."
Reasons for the coat of arms: The base of the coat of arms comes from the seal of the knight Emmerich von Nussbaum from 1385. The heart shield with the nut was added to symbolize the place name.

Culture and sights

Among the sights of Nussbaum is a simultaneous church from the 14th century and the town's castle. This is privately owned and cannot be viewed.

See also: List of cultural monuments in Nussbaum

Economy and Infrastructure

The federal highway 41 runs in the south . In Monzingen there is a train station on the Bingen – Saarbrücken line .

Hevert-Arzneimittel has been based in Nussbaum since 1996 .

Web links

Commons : Nussbaum  - Collection of Images

Individual evidence

  1. State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, communities, association communities ( help on this ).
  2. State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate (ed.): Official directory of the municipalities and parts of the municipality. Status: January 2018 [ Version 2020 is available. ] . S. 17 (PDF; 2.2 MB).
  3. Wolfgang Welker: The Ice Age Hunters of Armsheim (Rheinhessen) and Nussbaum (Nahetal), in: Writings of the Landes- und Volkskunde working group, Volume 6, Koblenz 2007, pp. 1–13, ISSN  1610-8132
  4. State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate - regional data
  5. ^ The Regional Returning Officer RLP: City Council Election 2019 Nussbaum. Retrieved September 19, 2019 .
  6. ^ The regional returning officer RLP: direct elections 2019. see Bad Sobernheim, Verbandsgemeinde, twelfth line of results. Retrieved September 19, 2019 .