Rüdesheim (Nahe)

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Coat of arms of the local community Rüdesheim
Rüdesheim (Nahe)
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Coordinates: 49 ° 51 '  N , 7 ° 49'  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Bad Kreuznach
Association municipality : Rudesheim
Height : 135 m above sea level NHN
Area : 3.47 km 2
Residents: 2685 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 774 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 55593
Area code : 0671
License plate : KH
Community key : 07 1 33 117
Association administration address: Nahestrasse 63
55593 Rüdesheim
Website : ruedesheim-nahe.de
Local Mayor : Jürgen Poppitz
Location of the local community Rüdesheim 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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Rüdesheim, former school

Rüdesheim is a local church in the Bad Kreuznach district in Rhineland-Palatinate and the administrative seat of the Rüdesheim association to which it also belongs. According to state planning, Rüdesheim is designated as a basic center.


Rüdesheim is located at the transition from Rheinhessen to Hunsrück at the confluence of the Katzenbach and the Ellerbach , a tributary of the Nahe . It is located approx. 4 km west of the district town of Bad Kreuznach and has now grown together with it. Other neighboring towns and communities are Weinsheim , Hüffelsheim , Roxheim , Mandel and Hargesheim .

The Lohrer Mühle, Rüdesheimer Hof and Zum Hargesheimer path residential areas also belong to Rüdesheim.


In 1125 the plague raged in Rüdesheim. At the same time, a famine broke out. The place was cremated in 1334 next to Bockenau , Weinsheim and Sponheim .

In 1794 the place was occupied by French troops. In 1893 a small railway line of the Kreuznacher Kleinbahnen was built and in 1939 a swimming pool was opened. At the end of the Second World War , 1945, American troops marched into the place.

On June 7, 1969, the incorporation to Bad Kreuznach took place, but was canceled on December 17 of the same year. In 1970 the community of Rüdesheim was formed and in 1994 the B-41 bypass was inaugurated.

Population development

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

year Residents
1815 204
1835 371
1871 451
1905 550
1939 689
1950 834
year Residents
1961 1,196
1970 1,539
1987 2.115
1997 2,287
2005 2,358
2019 2,685


Municipal council

The municipal council in Rüdesheim consists of 20 council members, who were elected in a personalized proportional representation in the local elections on May 26, 2019 , and the honorary local mayor as chairman. Up to 2014 the council had 16 council members.

The distribution of seats in the municipal council:

choice SPD CDU FWG FBL total
2019 3 4th - 13 20 seats
2014 4th 4th - 12 20 seats
2009 3 3 1 9 16 seats
2004 3 3 1 9 16 seats
  • FBL = Free Citizens List Rüdesheim


The local mayor is Jürgen Poppitz. In the local elections on May 26, 2019, he was confirmed in his office with 84.25% of the vote.

coat of arms

The coat of arms of Rudesheim is the holy St. Martin on a horse, his cloak with a sword sharing, represents. Left front is a kneeling beggars to find. The figures are white, the coat is blue, the ground is green, and the background is red. The coat of arms was approved by the Rhineland-Palatinate Ministry of the Interior in 1950, based on the example of a court seal from 1569 .


The place has a direct connection to the B 41 , which leads to the nearby A 61 .

From 1895 to 1936, Rüdesheim owned a train station on the narrow-gauge railway line Bad Kreuznach – Winterburg . Omnibuses and a truck replaced their traffic.

See also


  • Friedrich Toepfer: Supplements V. The noble families of Wachenheim, Reipolzkirchen, Rüdesheim and Hilchin von Lorch . In: ders. (Ed.): Document book for the history of the royal and baronial house of the Voegte von Hunolstein , Bd. III. Ms. Campe, Nürnberg 1872, pp. 249–264 ( Google Books )

Individual evidence

  1. a b State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, municipalities, association communities ( help on this ).
  2. a b State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate - regional data
  3. State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate (ed.): Official directory of the municipalities and parts of the municipality. Status: January 2018 [ Version 2020 is available. ] . S. 16 f . (PDF; 2.2 MB).
  4. ^ The Regional Returning Officer RLP: Local council election 2019 Rüdesheim. Retrieved September 15, 2019 .
  5. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Municipal elections 2014, city and municipal council elections
  6. The regional returning officer RLP: direct elections 2019. see Rüdesheim, Verbandsgemeinde, last line of results. Retrieved September 15, 2019 .

Web links

Commons : Rüdesheim  - collection of images