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Coat of arms of the municipality of Ottenbüttel
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Coordinates: 53 ° 58 '  N , 9 ° 30'  E

Basic data
State : Schleswig-Holstein
Circle : Stone castle
Office : Itzehoe country
Height : 16 m above sea level NHN
Area : 10.05 km 2
Residents: 735 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 73 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 25591
Area code : 04893
License plate : IZ
Community key : 01 0 61 083
Office administration address: Margarete-Steiff-Weg 3
25524 Itzehoe
Website :
Mayor : Dirk Maass
Location of the municipality of Ottenbüttel in the Steinburg district
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Ottenbüttel ( Low German : Ottenbüddel ) is a municipality in the Steinburg district in Schleswig-Holstein . The districts Westermühlen and Stahfast belong to the municipality .

The community is characterized by its mostly rural structure, its location on the Mühlenbach lowland and its proximity to the Halloh forest. In the competition Our village should be more beautiful, the community was several times a district winner, once a state winner and won silver at the federal level.

Geography and traffic

The municipality of Ottenbüttel is six kilometers north of the district town of Itzehoe . The federal highway 23 runs through the municipality. Bekau and Mühlenbach flow through the community.


In terms of settlement history, Ottenbüttel is one of the Büttel localities.

Misfortune in Ottenbüttel

Memorial stone for the dead children

In February 1943, a farm in Ottenbüttel burned to the ground. The gable wall of the house remained standing. On February 7th, a large group of children took shelter behind this wall during a sudden snowstorm. The gable collapsed due to a gust of wind, killing nine children and injuring others. At the church in Hohenaspe there is a memorial stone with the names of those killed, which commemorates the accident.


Community representation

Since the local elections in 2008, the KWV voter community has had six of the nine seats in the local council. The BiFO voter community has two seats and the SPD one.

coat of arms

Blazon : “Divided by silver and red obliquely to the left. Above a rooted blue linden tree, below a left-turning, crowing golden rooster. "

The linden tree is taken from the coat of arms of the medieval Krummendiek family; the rooster refers to the prize awarded by the Schleswig-Holstein state government in the “Beautiful Village” competition.


The Itzehoer Sportkegler (VISK) eV is at home on the bowling facility in the district of Stahfast . It was founded in 1946 as the bowling department of the traditional Itzehoer SV (ISV 09) and merged with the KSK Goldene Neun Itzehoe in 2010. At this point he also plays his home games in the 2nd Bundesliga. In the 2010/2011 season they last fought for points in the 1st Kegel Bundesliga at the same location . The ISV 09 was German runner-up in the 1995/96 and 2004/2005 competition series.


Bartels-Langness maintains a wholesale store in Ottenbüttel under the name "bela C + C".


Web links

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

Individual evidence

  1. North Statistics Office - Population of the municipalities in Schleswig-Holstein 4th quarter 2019 (XLSX file) (update based on the 2011 census) ( help on this ).
  2. Schleswig-Holstein topography. Vol. 7: Munkbrarup - Pohnsdorf . 1st edition Flying-Kiwi-Verl. Junge, Flensburg 2006, ISBN 978-3-926055-88-0 , p. 309 ( [accessed on July 22, 2020]).
  3. ^ Nine children have had accidents. (PDF; 2.2 MB) In: Litzmannstädter Zeitung . February 9, 1943, accessed February 1, 2018 .
  4. Schleswig-Holstein's municipal coat of arms