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Coordinates: 50 ° 15 '  N , 7 ° 1'  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Vulkaneifel
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
53539 Kelberg
Website : www.uersfeld.de
Local Mayor : Andreas Daniels
Location of the local community Uersfeld in the Vulkaneifel district
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Uersfeld is a municipality in the Vulkaneifel district in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the association community Kelberg .


The place is in the Eifel . Uersfeld also includes the Bergkrone mine, the forester's house and the tobacco mill.


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:

year Residents
1815 243
1835 260
1871 250
1905 314
1939 379
1950 432
year Residents
1961 458
1970 507
1987 658
1997 737
2005 724
2019 683


Municipal council

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:

choice SPD WGR GfU total
2019 - 7th 5 12 seats
2014 - 7th 5 12 seats
2009 2 7th 3 12 seats
2004 2 7th 3 12 seats
  • 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


Web links

Commons : Uersfeld  - 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 1, 2017 [ Version 2020 is available. ] . S. 74 (PDF; 1.9 MB).
  3. Woldemar Harleß : Theodor Joseph Lacomblet's Archive for the History of the Lower Rhine , Volume 6, Heberle, 1868, p. 239, ( Google Books )
  4. Philipp de Lorenzi: Contributions to the history of all parishes in the Diocese of Trier , Trier: Bischöfliches General-Vikariat, 1887, p. 135 ( dilibri.de )
  5. ^ Wilhelm Fabricius : Explanations of the historical atlas of the Rhine province, Volume 2: The map of 1789. Bonn, Hermann Behrend, 1898, p. 72
  6. State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate - regional data
  7. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Local elections 2019, city and municipal council elections