City of Ebermannstadt
|Height :||298 m|
|Area :||3.35 km²|
|Incorporation :||1st January 1971|
|Postal code :||91320|
|Area code :||09194|
Listed torture column in Rüssenbach
The church village Rüssenbach is located in Franconian Switzerland about 2 km southwest of the town center of Ebermannstadt at the transition from the Neuseser Bach valley to the Wiesent floodplain at an altitude of and thus over 200 meters in altitude below the steeply rising left valley spur. The village, which stretches along the stream, is almost bordered by the lower edge of the B 470 which runs through the Wiesenttal from Ebermannstadt and from which a secondary road opens up the side valley. The Franconian Marienweg runs through the village .
The first documentary mention as "Russenbuch" is in a document from 1312. On January 1st, 1971, Rüssenbach was incorporated into Ebermannstadt. The small, abandoned tower hill castle of Rüssenbach was the ancestral seat of the von Rüssenbach family .
In July 2005, village renewal measures began to improve living, living and working conditions.
The former municipality had an area of 3.34 km².
- Rüssenbach is known, among other things, for its Easter fountain .
Clubs and events
- Every year on the second weekend in May the parish fair takes place. A special custom is the so-called Betzenau dancing . To do this, an alarm clock is set to a certain time and placed on the table, concealed. Couples now dance around the table and pass on a bouquet of flowers. Whoever has this bouquet when the doorbell rings, receives the Betzen , a Franconian expression for sheep . Today, however, there are no more sheep, but there are many other donated prizes.
- The oven festival, which was introduced in 1984, takes place at the end of August.
Associations in Rüssenbach:
- Volunteer firefighter
- Catholic boys and men’s association in Rüssenbach
- Singing community Rüssenbach
- Official register of places for Bavaria, territorial status on October 1, 1964 with statistical information from d. 1961 census, Munich, 1964 , column 670
- Wilhelm Volkert (ed.): Handbook of Bavarian offices, communities and courts 1799–1980 . CH Beck, Munich 1983, ISBN 3-406-09669-7 , p. 451 .
- Oven as a symbol for village renewal in Rüssenbach in nordbayern.de
- Federal Statistical Office (ed.): Official municipality directory for the Federal Republic of Germany. Final results after the census of September 13, 1950 (= Statistics of the Federal Republic of Germany . Volume 33 ). W. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart / Cologne 1952, p. 154 ( digital copy [PDF; 27.1 MB ]).
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