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|County :||Altenkirchen (Westerwald)|
|Association municipality :||Altenkirchen-Flammersfeld|
|Height :||280 m above sea level NHN|
|Area :||1.77 km 2|
|Residents:||230 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density :||130 inhabitants per km 2|
|Postal code :||57614|
|Area code :||02681|
|License plate :||AK|
|Community key :||07 1 32 109|
|Community structure:||4 districts|
|Association administration address:||Rathausstrasse 13
|Mayoress :||Jessica Albus|
|Location of the local community Stürzelbach in the district of Altenkirchen (Westerwald)|
In addition to the place that gives it its name, Stürzelbach also includes the districts of Mahlert and Trinnhausen, which are southeast of Landesstraße 267 between Fluterschen and Niederwambach , and Breibacherhof to the northwest of it. The district town of Altenkirchen is about 5 km to the northeast. In terms of traffic, Stürzelbach is connected to Altenkirchen and Flammersfeld via a bus service .
The main town is surrounded by the Altenkirchen state forest; Neighboring communities are Schöneberg in the northwest, Fluterschen in the north, Ratzert in the south and Breibach (district of Niederwambach), which belongs to the district of Neuwied and is located directly next to the Stürzelbach district of Breibacherhof .
Stürzelbach belonged to the county of Sayn and after its division in the 17th century to the county of Sayn-Altenkirchen . Within the county, Stürzelbach belonged to the parish Almersbach , which also represented a secular administrative unit and exercised the lower jurisdiction . In 1787, together with Mahlert, Trinnhausen and the Breibacherhof, 18 households were counted in Stürzelbach. In 1803 the county and with it Stürzelbach was assigned to the Principality of Nassau-Usingen in the Reichsdeputationshauptschluss , which became part of the Duchy of Nassau in 1806 . As a result of the resolutions passed at the Congress of Vienna (1815) and a treaty concluded between Nassau and Prussia, the two formerly Saynian counties were ceded to the Kingdom of Prussia .
Under the Prussian administration, Stürzelbach belonged to the mayor's office in Altenkirchen in the district of the same name, newly formed in 1816, in the administrative district of Koblenz , which belonged to the Rhine province from 1822 onwards.
- Population development
The development of the population of Stürzelbach, the values from 1871 to 1987 are based on censuses:
Jessica Albus became mayor of Stürzelbach on September 26, 2018. In the direct election on May 26, 2019, she was confirmed in her office for another five years with a share of 70.00% of the votes. Jessica Albus' predecessor was Dieter Kellner, who held the office for 15 years.
There are only farms in Stürzelbach on a part-time basis. Otherwise there are around 40 jobs in the craft, construction and service sectors. Most of the working people are commuters to places in the near and far.
There is a funeral fund in Stürzelbach , which was founded in 1926 for the purpose of mutual support in the event of death. Anyone within the community who has not yet reached the age of 55 can become a member of the fund.
- Stürzelbach village community
- Ortgemeinde Stürzelbach on the website of the Verbandsgemeinde Altenkirchen
- State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, municipalities, association communities ( help on this ).
- State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate - regional data
- The Regional Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: City Council Election 2019 Stürzelbach. Retrieved December 29, 2019 .
- Wolfgang Wachow: Jessica Albus new local mayor in Stürzelbach. Bürger Kurier, Rhein-Westerwald-Sieg, September 27, 2018, accessed on December 29, 2019 .
- The Regional Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: direct elections 2019. see Altenkirchen-Flammersfeld, Verbandsgemeinde, 60th result line. Retrieved December 29, 2019 .