Forest (Wiehl)

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City of Wiehl
Coordinates: 50 ° 56 ′ 35 ″  N , 7 ° 30 ′ 32 ″  E
Height : 245 m above sea level NN
Residents : 95  (Dec 31, 2004)
Postal code : 51674
Area code : 02262
Forest (Wiehl)

Location of Wald in Wiehl

Wald is one of 51 localities in the city of Wiehl in the Oberbergisches Kreis in the administrative district of Cologne in North Rhine-Westphalia ( Germany ).

Location and description

The place is about 3 kilometers east of the city center of Wiehl. Wald is located south of the federal highway 4 .

Forest currently has 95 inhabitants (as of Dec 31, 2004)


First mentioned in church records in 1675. Oral tradition says that a homestead was laid out in front of the forest by a Huguenot family who fled France . Home of the Wald clan .


  • Non-profit association Börnhausen / Wald eV
  • Waldruhe (Theodor Fliedner Foundation), beginnings in 1907, today a village with a daily structure (occupational therapy and therapeutic training area) and outpatient assisted living for mentally disabled people


  • Dieter Dresbach, Fritz Licht: Börnhausen and its neighboring towns - the history of the Bechtal. Castles - villages and farmsteads on an ancient high and high road. Gronenberg, Wiehl-Bomig 2004, ISBN 3-88265-251-9 .