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City of Wertheim
Sonderriet coat of arms
Coordinates: 49 ° 43 ′ 3 "  N , 9 ° 26 ′ 22"  E
Height : 316 m
Area : 7.51 km²
Residents : 489  (December 31, 2017)
Population density : 65 inhabitants / km²
Incorporation : January 1, 1972
Sonderriet in May 2008
Sonderriet in May 2008

Sonderriet is a district of Wertheim in the Main-Tauber district in Baden-Württemberg . The village has 489 inhabitants.


Sonderriet is about ten kilometers from Wertheim in the northeast of the state of Baden-Württemberg on the border with Bavaria . The places bordering on Sonderriet are Nassig , Sachsenhausen , Dörlesberg (all districts of Wertheim), Hundheim , Wessental ( belonging to Freudenberg ) and the Bavarian Neunkirchen .


Peace Church in Sonderriet

In the context of a comparison between the Wertheimer Count Poppo II. And the monastery Bronnbach is Sinderrieth 1226 first mentioned. Poppo II used his possessions Reicholzheim and Sinderrieth as a guarantee for an agreement with the monastery. He renounced a castle near Reicholzheim and in return the monastery undertook not to sell the mentioned mountain or to build a castle itself.

Konrad von Boxberg sold his goods to the Bronnbach Monastery in Sonderriet on February 22, 1310. In 1424, Count Johann Sonderriet issued his own legal statutes and customs. In a loan letter , Count Johann III confessed. von Wertheim in March 1485 to the knight Eberhard Klinckhard to raise interest on fields and grassland also in Sonderriet.

In 1621 Sonderriet counted "27 daughters, 33 boys and servants, 31 women and widows, and 30 men". In 1741 a storm caused considerable hail damage in Sonderriet and the neighboring villages. The town hall and school building built at the end of the 18th century was demolished in 1979 after several renovations. In 1870, Sonderriet acquired a "hand-held syringe" and paid 17 guilders and 33 kreuzers to the Nassig fire syringe association .

The village had belonged to the Grafschaft Wertheim since the Middle Ages, but, like most of the county, came under the sovereignty of the Grand Duke of Baden through the Rhine Confederation Act in 1806 and was subordinated to the Wertheim office. With the dissolution of the Wertheim district office in 1936, the community was part of the Tauberbischofsheim district and district (today the Main-Tauber district ).

Sonderriet was incorporated into the city of Wertheim on January 1, 1972. At that time the village had 497 inhabitants; At the end of 1995 there were 509.

coat of arms

Sonderriet has had its former municipality coat of arms since 1960. It shows a golden (yellow) rose in a blue, split shield in the left half, which is an indication of belonging to the County of Wertheim. In the right half of the shield, the silver (white) coat of arms shows two black reed cobs on a blue wave shield base, which are supposed to symbolize the place name ( Ried = moorland).

Culture and sights



Individual evidence

  1. Breakdown of the population of the city of Wertheim including suburbs. (PDF) City of Wertheim, accessed on September 4, 2018 (via: Figures, data, facts /).
  2. a b Sonderriet - Altgemeinde ~ Teilort - detail page - LEO-BW. In: Retrieved May 11, 2020 .
  3. ^ Federal Statistical Office (ed.): Historical municipality directory for the Federal Republic of Germany. Name, border and key number changes in municipalities, counties and administrative districts from May 27, 1970 to December 31, 1982 . W. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart / Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1 , p. 480 .
  4. ^ Wertheimer Ortschaften (XIII) in the Wertheimer Zeitung , October 3, 2003
  5. ^ Chronicle of the village of Sonderriet

Web links

Commons : Sonderriet  - collection of images, videos and audio files