|coat of arms||Germany map|
|Association municipality :||Kelberg|
|Height :||450 m above sea level NHN|
|Area :||4.26 km 2|
|Residents:||683 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density :||160 inhabitants per km 2|
|Postal code :||56767|
|Area code :||02657|
|License plate :||DAU|
|Community key :||07 2 33 242|
|Association administration address:||Dauner Strasse 22
|Local Mayor :||Andreas Daniels|
|Location of the local community Uersfeld in the Vulkaneifel district|
Uersfeld belonged to the late 18th century to the Electorate of Cologne and was the seat of a magistrate office in office Nürburg . The district of the Schultheißerei included the villages of Berenbach , Gunderath , Horperath , Hausen (today Höchstberg ), Hörschhausen , Kaperich ( Kölnische Höfe ), Katzwinkel , Kötterichen , Mosbruch , Sassen , Uersfeld and Ueß .
Although Uersfeld was securely subordinate to the Elector, who was also Archbishop, of Cologne, the parish of Uersfeld was always part of the Archdiocese of Trier and was part of the rural chapter or the dean of Ochtendung. The parish of Uersfeld comprised the villages of Berenbach, Gunderath, Hausen, Kaperich, Kötterichen and Sassen. A first church was built in 1248. The current church is dedicated to Saint Remaclus and was built in 1782.
In 1794 French revolutionary troops occupied the left bank of the Rhine . Under the French administration , Uersfeld belonged to the canton of Ulmen in the Rhine-Moselle department from 1798 to 1814 . Due to the agreements made at the Congress of Vienna in 1815 , the region became part of the Kingdom of Prussia . Under Prussian administration, the municipality of Uersfeld was assigned to the Adenau district in the Koblenz administrative district and was administered by the Kelberg mayor .
After the First World War , the area belonged to the French part of the Allied occupation of the Rhineland . When the Adenau district was dissolved in 1932, Uersfeld became part of Mayen district . After the Second World War , Uersfeld became part of the then newly formed state of Rhineland-Palatinate within the French occupation zone .
- Population development
The development of the population of Uersfeld, the values from 1871 to 1987 are based on censuses:
The municipal council in Uersfeld consists of twelve council members, who were elected in a personalized proportional representation in the local elections on May 26, 2019 , and the honorary local mayor as chairman.
The distribution of seats in the municipal council:
- GfU = Voting Association “Together for Uersfeld” e. V.
coat of arms
The description of the coat of arms reads: “Shield divided, split above; above in front a silver windmill in green, behind in silver a black bar cross, covered with two diagonally crossed gleve bars, the bars are gold and the lilies are red; below, in red, an obliquely left, silver bishop's staff, covered with a lying backward-looking silver wolf. "
In earlier times there was a post windmill near today's sports field. The black cross indicates Kurköln . The glaive rods come from the seal of Johann von Husener from Uersfeld, who was there in the 14th / 15th centuries. Century lived as an imperial notary. Staff and wolf are the symbols of the church patron St. Remaclus .
- Catholic Parish Church of St. Remaclus
- Basalt fountain in the center of the village
- Nostalgikum Uersfeld - Nostalgia Experience Museum
- "Holzberg" tree house
- Internet presence of the local community Uersfeld
- Local community Uersfeld on the website of the association community Kelberg
- To search for cultural assets of the local community Uersfeld in the database of cultural assets in the Trier region .
- State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, municipalities, association communities ( help on this ).
- State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate (ed.): Official directory of the municipalities and parts of the municipality. Status: January 1, 2017 [ Version 2020 is available. ] . S. 74 (PDF; 1.9 MB).
- Woldemar Harleß : Theodor Joseph Lacomblet's Archive for the History of the Lower Rhine , Volume 6, Heberle, 1868, p. 239, ( Google Books )
- Philipp de Lorenzi: Contributions to the history of all parishes in the Diocese of Trier , Trier: Bischöfliches General-Vikariat, 1887, p. 135 ( dilibri.de )
- Wilhelm Fabricius : Explanations of the historical atlas of the Rhine province, Volume 2: The map of 1789. Bonn, Hermann Behrend, 1898, p. 72
- State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate - regional data
- The Regional Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Local elections 2019, city and municipal council elections