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City of Schmallenberg
Coordinates: 51 ° 14 '53 "  N , 8 ° 25' 49"  E
Height : 537–556 m above sea level NN
Residents : 23  (Dec. 31, 2019)
Postal code : 57392
Area code : 02977
Walbecke (Schmallenberg)

Location of Walbecke in Schmallenberg


Walbecke is a district of the town of Schmallenberg in the Hochsauerland .


The small town is about thirteen kilometers northeast of the core town of Schmallenberg at an altitude of 537 meters above sea level. The Walbecke stream of the same name flows through the village . The nature reserve Walbeck Valley south of Walbecke borders the village to the south and the nature reserve Talsystem der Elpe north.

Neighboring places

Neighboring places are Bödefeld , Lanfert , Hiege and Altenfeld .


The place Walbecke was built between 1831 and 1835. In 1839 four people lived in the house there. As part of the community reform of January 1, 1975, the formerly independent community of Freiheit Bödefeld , to which Walbecke, Bödefeld, Hiege and Lanfert belonged, was incorporated into the newly founded large community of Schmallenberg.

Web links

Commons : Walbecke  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Population figures Schmallenberg 2019 , accessed on July 2, 2020
  2. Original cadastre of the Bödefeld district: The buildings mapped in the Walbecke are additions to the creation of the original cadastre (around 1831).
  3. Johann cattle train: u Ortschafts-. Distance table of the Reg.Bez.Arnsberg, 1841, p. 150.
  4. ^ Federal Statistical Office (ed.): Historical municipality directory for the Federal Republic of Germany. Name, border and key number changes in municipalities, counties and administrative districts from May 27, 1970 to December 31, 1982 . W. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart / Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1 , p. 335 f .