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City of Schramberg
Former municipal coat of arms of Tennenbronn
Coordinates: 48 ° 11 '24 "  N , 8 ° 20' 55"  E
Height : 675 m
Area : 38.21 km²
Residents : 3518  (June 30, 2019)
Population density : 92 inhabitants / km²
Incorporation : May 1, 2006
Postal code : 78144
Area code : 07729

Tennenbronn is a district of Schramberg in the Rottweil district in Baden-Württemberg .

Until April 30, 2006 the place formed an independent municipality; the incorporation to Schramberg was decided in early 2006 by referendum. Tennenbronn is the first municipality in Baden-Württemberg since the administrative reform in the 1970s to give up its independence.


Geographical location

Tennenbronn is located in the Berneck Valley southwest of Schramberg between 460 and 943 m above sea level. The highest point in Tennenbronn and the Rottweil district is the Brunnhölzer Höhe (943 m above sea level). The district that came to Schramberg in 2006 is located at the southern tip of the Rottweil district and borders - also to the south - on the Schwarzwald-Baar district and to the west on the Ortenau district .

Neighboring communities

The neighboring communities of Tennenbronn are in the north the community Lauterbach , in the east the community Hardt , in the south the community Königsfeld in the Black Forest (district Buchenberg), in the southwest the town St. Georgen in the Black Forest (district Langenschiltach ) and in the west the town Hornberg (district Reichenbach ).


In a document by Pope Alexander III. (1159–1181) for the St. Georgen monk community of March 26, 1179, “Tennenbronn with the Church” appears for the first time in historical tradition. In the late Middle Ages, we also recognize the possession of the Lords of Falkenstein and von Rechberg , in the 16th century the Dukes of Württemberg held the Falkenstein and St. Georgen property, Tennenbronn was divided into a Protestant and a Catholic place (Tennenbronner Treaty 1558 ), The latter belonged to the Schramberg lordship or to the Austrian territory . The late Gothic church of Our Lady, which was built in 1453 and burned down in 1901, became evangelical. Its predecessor had been the center of a parish since the 12th century. A parish of its own was founded in the Catholic village in 1786, and a church (St. Johann Baptista) was only built there in 1848. The Napoleonic changes made the two Tennenbronn villages a part of Württemberg in 1805 and Baden in 1810 . Napoleon did not want to cross the Kingdom of Württemberg on his army campaigns . Because the Heeresstrasse from Offenburg to Konstanz touches the Tennenbronn area on the Benz plain, Tennenbronn was added to the Grand Duchy of Baden on the orders of Napoleon. On October 1, 1922, Protestant and Catholic Tennenbronn were politically united into one community. Tennenbronn belonged to the Baden Oberamt Hornberg, from 1857 to the Oberamt Triberg, then from 1924 to the district office or district of Villingen . Since the 19th century - as everywhere - there has been strong population growth, with fluctuations from 1571 people in 1834 to almost 4000 inhabitants today. The marked area is 3501 ha.

Incorporation to Schramberg

After the municipality had increasing difficulties in financing the municipal infrastructure, the task of municipal independence was intensified from summer 2005. On January 15, 2006, the citizens voted 61.61% for the incorporation into Schramberg, which was completed on May 1, 2006. There was considerable resistance from the conservative environment of the community. This made Tennenbronn the first municipality in Baden-Württemberg in 1977 to voluntarily give up its independence. Schramberg was also very interested in it because it brought the city back over the important threshold of 20,000 inhabitants.

Papal document for the first mention

The contacts of the Benedictine reform monastery, Kloster Sankt Georgen in the Black Forest, founded in 1084/1085 with the papacy were very positive in the high Middle Ages. A number of papal privileges, beginning with the document of Pope Urban II (1088-1099) of March 8, 1095, attest to this. A number of papal documents were also received by the Black Forest monastery under St. Georgen Abbot Manegold von Berg (1169 – after 1193/1194). The most important of these privileges is undoubtedly that of March 26, 1179. Pope Alexander III confirmed to the abbot and the monks of St. Georgen . therein all previously acquired rights and possessions. In addition to "Roman freedom", the free election of abbots and bailiffs, this particularly affected land ownership and the possession of churches and monasteries in certain places. Tennenbronn, which is mentioned here for the first time in written sources, is also among the locations listed in the document. A parish church already belonged to the town of Tennenbronn at that time, so Tennenbronn had a certain central function for its surrounding area. The latter suggests that the place is a lot older than the first mention in 1179 suggests.


Tennenbronn has been part of the large district town of Schramberg since May 1, 2006 . In addition to a local council that conducts politics for Schramberg and its districts, Tennenbronn also has a local council consisting of 11 members. The chairman of the local council is the mayor . The local council election on May 25, 2014 led to the following result:

  1. Free list : 6 seats
  2. CDU : 3 seats
  3. BDU: 2 seats


From the incorporation in 2006 until the retirement on January 1st, 2017, Klaus Köser was the mayor of Tennenbronn.

On October 19, 2016, Lutz Strobel was elected as the new mayor of Tennenbronn and took office on January 1, 2017.

On July 9, 2019, the local council of Tennenbronn withdrew the trust of Lutz Strobel and elected him with 2 yes and 8 no votes out of a total of 10 votes.

The position of the mayor of Tennenbronn is vacant to date.

Culture and leisure

outdoor pool

Tennenbronn operates a heated outdoor pool in the Affentäle.


Tennenbronn has a lively club life, in addition to numerous sports clubs there are some music and carnival clubs.



  • Michael Buhlmann: The document of Pope Alexander III. for the St. Georgen Monastery . Association for local history, St. Georgen 2003 (= Vertex Alemanniae , H. 5)
  • Matthias Fichter: The mustache and shirt in the pants: a revival . Heimatphantasien, Furtwangen 2015, ISBN 3868734503 , vol. 1, p. 15ff.
  • Gerhard Taddey : Tennenbronn. In: Max Miller , Gerhard Taddey (Hrsg.): Handbook of the historical sites of Germany . Volume 6: Baden-Württemberg (= Kröner's pocket edition . Volume 276). 2nd, improved and enlarged edition. Kröner, Stuttgart 1980, ISBN 3-520-27602-X , p. 791.
  • The Rottweil district . 2 vol. Edited by the Baden-Württemberg State Archive Directorate. Thorbecke, Ostfildern 2003, ISBN 3-7995-1365-5 , Vol. 2, pp. 281-297.

Web links


  1. ^ Federal Statistical Office: Changes in the municipalities in Germany, see 2006
  2. Werner Müller: Tennenbronn: Big thanks from all of Tennenbronn to Klaus Köser. December 14, 2016, accessed January 6, 2020 .
  3. Schwarzwälder Bote, Oberndorf Germany: Schramberg: Local council shows Lutz Strobel red card - Black Forest Bote. Retrieved January 6, 2020 .
  4. Jump up ↑ Martin Himmelträger: Tennenbronn: local chief wanted. In: NRWZ.de. November 15, 2019, accessed on January 6, 2020 (German).