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|County :||Rhein-Hunsrück district|
|Association municipality :||Simmern-Rheinböllen|
|Height :||440 m above sea level NHN|
|Area :||3.9 km 2|
|Residents:||282 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density :||72 inhabitants per km 2|
|Postal code :||55471|
|Area code :||06761|
|License plate :||SIM, GOA|
|Community key :||07 1 40 166|
|Association administration address:||Brühlstrasse 2
55469 Simmern / Hunsrück
|Local Mayor :||Alfred Schwebach|
|Location of the local community Wüschheim in the Rhein-Hunsrück district|
The place Wüschheim is centrally located in the Hunsrück about three kilometers from the Hunsrückhöhenstraße , on the road that leads between Kappel and Bell am Blümlingshof from the Hunsrückhöhenstraße eastwards through the so-called Biebertal to Simmern .
With the occupation of the Left Bank of the Rhine in 1794 by French revolutionary troops , the place became French , from 1798 to 1814 it belonged to the canton of Simmern , which was assigned to the Rhine-Moselle department . At the Congress of Vienna (1815) the region was assigned to the Kingdom of Prussia . Under the Prussian administration, Wüschheim was subordinate to the mayor's office in Ohlweiler in the Simmern district from 1816 and belonged to the Rhine province from 1822 until the end of the Second World War . Since 1946 the place has been part of the then newly formed state of Rhineland-Palatinate and has been part of the Rhein-Hunsrück district since 1969 .
- Recent history and present
On the ground floor of the old half-timbered building , the original parish hall, there was a bakery that still works today , next to the bull barn . Half of the former bull barn was converted into a youth room and the equipment room for the Wüschheim volunteer fire department. The Wüschheim parish hall was completely renovated in the 1980s and significantly expanded with a ballroom with kitchen and cold rooms.
The on the district lying by Wüschheim Goßberg was expanded in the 1980s and was to move from the district also located in the area Metro Tango named after the place Wüschheim Air Station (WAS), which, missile base Pydna serve as Leitstellung.
- Population development
The development of the population of the community of Wüschheim, the values from 1871 to 1987 are based on censuses:
The local mayor is Alfred Schwebach. In the local election on May 26, 2019, he was elected with 89.73% of the vote.
coat of arms
The municipality has had a coat of arms since 1980. It shows an image of the town hall as a landmark in the upper square field on a green background. In the lower semicircular field there is a light golden oak leaf on a silver and blue sloping ground. The Wecken remind us of our long membership in the Electoral Palatinate .
On a hill east of the village, near the neighboring village of Michelbach , there are two wind turbines.
A youth room has been set up in the basement of the parish hall. The former bakery in the parish hall, the Backes , was converted into a club bar for the local pheasant club.
About 100 m west of the town is a barbecue hut . The area around the barbecue hut offers play equipment, a paved basketball court, a small football field and around 50 parking spaces.
The Biebertaler circular route connects the villages of the Biebertal (Wüschheim, Reich, Biebern, Fronhofen, Nannhausen) over a total length of 26.5 km.
On the Pydna, the former rocket base not far from Wüschheim and Hasselbach , Nature One has been taking place since 1996 , a multi-day festival for electronic music with around 50,000 visitors annually.
A driving technology system has been installed in the Faas state forest in the direction of Hunsrückhöhenstrasse , a former ammunition depot of the US armed forces, since the late 1990s. This is u. a. Used for driving safety training for the Rhein-Hunsrück traffic police and as a test track for various automobile manufacturers and automotive suppliers.
- Wüschheim / Insel in the SWR television program Hierzuland
- Literature about Wüschheim in the Rhineland-Palatinate state bibliography
- State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, municipalities, association communities ( help on this ).
- Wolfgang Welker: Find reports from ARRATA eV, a Roman cremation grave in Wüschheim. in: Adventure Archeology. Issue 7, 2005, p. 73
- State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate - regional data
- The Regional Returning Officer RLP: Municipal Council Election 2019 Wüschheim. Retrieved October 5, 2019 .
- The Regional Returning Officer RLP: Direct elections 2019. see Simmern-Rheinböllen, Verbandsgemeinde, last line of results. Retrieved October 5, 2019 .