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Coat of arms of the local community Sienhachenbach
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Coordinates: 49 ° 42 '  N , 7 ° 29'  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Birch field
Association municipality : Herrstein-Rhaunen
Height : 330 m above sea level NHN
Area : 7.6 km 2
Residents: 191 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 25 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 55758
Area code : 06788
License plate : BIR
Community key : 07 1 34 083
Association administration address: Brühlstrasse 16
55756 Herrstein
Website :
Local Mayor : Dietmar Fritz
Location of the local community Sienhachenbach in the district of Birkenfeld
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Sienhachenbach is a municipality in the Birkenfeld district in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the Herrstein-Rhaunen community .


The community is located between Idar-Oberstein and Lauterecken northeast of the Baumholder military training area . Neighboring communities are Oberreidenbach , Otzweiler and Sien .

The Forsthaus Antestal residential area also belongs to Sienhachenbach .


Sienhachenbach was first mentioned in a document in 1508.

By the Rhineland-Palatinate "State law on the dissolution of the Baumholder manor and its municipal reorganization" of November 2, 1993 (GVBl, p. 518), the community received two large parcels of the disbanded Baumholder manor on January 1, 1994.

Population development

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

year Residents
1815 190
1835 266
1871 144
1905 273
1939 242
1950 247
year Residents
1961 248
1970 236
1987 200
1997 218
2005 221
2019 191


Municipal council

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


Dietmar Fritz became the local mayor of Sienhachenbach on March 14, 2017. In the direct election on May 26, 2019, he was confirmed in his office for another five years with a share of 90.83% of the votes.

Fritz's predecessor as local mayor, Arnold Steitz, who died in May 2017, had resigned from office on December 31, 2016 for health reasons.

Culture and leisure

The parish hall was inaugurated in 1968. It is the center of cultural life in the community and is used by the local associations . The Protestant church holds its services here on special church holidays, as there is no church in the village. The house, which is equipped with a small and a large hall, is often used for family celebrations, public events and courses offered by the adult education center.


Economy and Infrastructure

The federal highway 270 runs through the village . In Lauterecken there is a station of the Lautertalbahn .

See also

Web links

Commons : Sienhachenbach  - 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. 30 (PDF; 1 MB).
  3. State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate - regional data
  4. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Local elections 2019, city and municipal council elections
  5. ^ A b Andreas Nitsch: Candidates wanted in VG Herrstein. Sienhachenbach. In: Nahe newspaper. Mittelrhein-Verlag GmbH, Koblenz, February 20, 2019, accessed on August 24, 2020 .
  6. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: direct elections 2019. see Herrstein-Rhaunen, Verbandsgemeinde, 41st line of results. Retrieved August 24, 2020 .