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Coat of arms of the community of Waldbüttelbrunn
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Coordinates: 49 ° 47 '  N , 9 ° 51'  E

Basic data
State : Bavaria
Administrative region : Lower Franconia
County : Wurzburg
Height : 310 m above sea level NHN
Area : 19.16 km 2
Residents: 4905 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 256 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 97297
Area code : 0931
License plate : , OCH
Community key : 09 6 79 205
Community structure: 3 districts
Address of the
municipal administration:
Lindenstrasse 3,
97297 Waldbüttelbrunn
Website : www.waldbuettelbrunn.de
Mayor : Klaus Schmidt ( SPD )
Location of the community Waldbüttelbrunn in the district of Würzburg
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Waldbüttelbrunn is a municipality in the Lower Franconian district of Würzburg .


Waldbüttelbrunn is eight kilometers west of Würzburg in northern Bavaria .

Expansion of the municipal area

The community has a total area of ​​1910.31 hectares, of which 406.71 hectares are forest, 1177.47 hectares are used for agriculture and 131.26 hectares are built on. In the north of the municipality there is an industrial park with over 1000 employees.

Community structure

Waldbüttelbrunn is divided into three districts:



The original name Büttelbrunn consists of the Old High German verb buddelen and the Old High German word brunno . They mean “foam” and “source”. The place was therefore built on a foaming spring. The personal name Butilo can also be used as a defining word . This would be the first settler at the source. The addition of forest , which does not appear in the dialect name "Bidlbrunn", distinguishes the place from the nearby Gaubüttelbrunn .

Earlier spellings

Earlier spellings of the place from various historical maps and documents:

  • 988 Butelbrun
  • 1291 Butel Fountain
  • 1367 Waltbuttelbronn
  • 1376 Waltbu e Telbru e nnen
  • 1791 Waltbüttelbrun
  • 1820 Waldbüttelbrunn


The first written mention of the place comes from the year 748 as Büttelbrunn . At that time, the place name appeared in connection with a donation from the Knights' Monastery of St. Burkhard.

As part of the Hochstift Würzburg, which belonged to the Franconian Empire , Waldbüttelbrunn was secularized in 1803 in favor of Bavaria and in the Peace of Pressburg (1805) left to Archduke Ferdinand of Tuscany to form the Grand Duchy of Würzburg, with which it finally fell to Bavaria in 1814. In the course of the administrative reforms in Bavaria, today's municipality was created with the municipal edict of 1818.

In 1866 one of the last skirmishes of the German War took place in the area of ​​Waldbüttelbrunn and in 1998 the community celebrated its 1250th anniversary.


On May 1, 1978, the previously independent community of Roßbrunn was incorporated.

Population development

  • 1950: 2398 inhabitants
  • 1961: 2705 inhabitants
  • 1970: 2926 inhabitants
  • 1987: 4066 inhabitants
  • 2000: approx. 4975 inhabitants


City council election 2020
(in %)
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b SPD including UB
Current distribution of seats in the Waldbüttelbrunn municipal council (March 15, 2020)
A total of 16 seats

SPD including UB


The incumbent first mayor of Waldbüttelbrunn has been Klaus Schmidt (SPD / UB) since May 1, 2014, who won the runoff election in the 2014 municipal elections with a majority of 55.7% of the votes. In the 2020 local elections, he was re-elected in the runoff election on March 29, 2020 with 58.35% of the vote.

Municipal council

The municipal council has 20 seats. In the local elections on March 15, 2020, 2,688 of the 3,912 residents entitled to vote in the municipality of Waldbüttelbrunn exercised their right to vote, bringing the turnout to 68.71%.

coat of arms

The coat of arms of Waldbüttelbrunn shows a fountain in the colors red and silver, the traditional Franconian colors.


Waldbüttelbrunn maintains contacts with the Thuringian community of Remptendorf (since 1990), the French community of Fleury-sur-Orne in Normandy (1990/91) and the town of Radomysl nad Sanem in Poland .

Alliance Waldsassengau

Since November 20, 2014, Waldbüttelbrunn has been organized together with twelve other municipalities in the Alliance Waldsassengau . The association serves the intercommunal cooperation.


The sporting figurehead of the community is the handball department of the DJK Waldbüttelbrunn. The first men's team is an integral part of the Bavarian Handball League and bears the name of the community beyond the boundaries of the district. There are also numerous other sports clubs. One of the largest is TSG Waldbüttelbrunn with its football and table tennis departments and the Solidarity cycling club (especially cycling and artificial cycling ).

A signposted network of five Nordic walking trails between 2.2 km and 10 km in length extends around the community .

Culture and sights

Architectural monuments

Public buildings and institutions

Administration / Citizen Service

  • Community center
  • Municipal recycling center in the industrial park

Cultural institutions

  • Old Church (cultural events such as concerts, theater performances, exhibitions, etc.)
  • Catholic Church of St. Bartholomew in Waldbüttelbrunn
  • Evangelical parish hall Paul-Gerhardt-Haus in Waldbüttelbrunn
  • House on the horizon (work of art, designed by Ulrike Hamprecht and 341 children in 1998 as part of the 1250th anniversary celebration)
  • Catholic Church of St. Josef in Roßbrunn
  • Catholic Church St. Kilian in Madelhofen

Youth centers

  • Youth Center (JUZ) Waldbüttelbrunn
  • Youth Center (JUZ) Roßbrunn
  • Youth Center (JUZ) Mädelhofen


  • Senior center "Arche am Seeweg" (36 fully inpatient care places and six day care places)

Historic Buildings

education and parenting

There are three kindergartens in Waldbüttelbrunn, and another is in the Roßbrunn district. In the elementary and middle school (association school) Waldbüttelbrunn children and young people from Waldbüttelbrunn, Mädelhofen, Roßbrunn, Hettstadt and Greußenheim are taught.


Web links

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

Individual evidence

  1. "Data 2" sheet, Statistical Report A1200C 202041 Population of the municipalities, districts and administrative districts 1st quarter 2020 (population based on the 2011 census) ( help ).
  2. http://www.bayerische-landesbibliothek-online.de/orte/ortssuche_action.html ? Anzeige=voll&modus=automat&tempus=+20111110/220630&attr=OBJ&val= 1829
  3. a b Wolf-Armin von Reitzenstein : Lexicon of Franconian place names. Origin and meaning . Upper Franconia, Middle Franconia, Lower Franconia. CH Beck, Munich 2009, ISBN 978-3-406-59131-0 , p. 233 ( limited preview in Google Book search).
  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 GmbH, Stuttgart / Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1 , p. 756 .
  5. ^ Horst-Günter Wagner : The urban development of Würzburg 1814-2000. In: Ulrich Wagner (Hrsg.): History of the city of Würzburg. 4 volumes, Volume I-III / 2, Theiss, Stuttgart 2001-2007; III / 1–2: From the transition to Bavaria to the 21st century. 2007, ISBN 978-3-8062-1478-9 , pp. 396–426 and 1298–1302, here: p. 425 (source: Bavarian State Office for Statistics, municipal data based on territorial status 1999).
  6. City council election 2020
  7. Election supervisor of the community of Waldbüttelbrunn, March 31, 2014 Announcement of the results of the runoff election for the election of the first mayor on March 30 , 2014, accessed on August 27, 2014
  8. ↑ Mayoral election 2020
  9. City council election 2020
  10. ^ Alliance Waldsassengau in the west of Würzburg. Society. (No longer available online.) Archived from the original on January 29, 2016 ; accessed on January 20, 2016 . Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.allianz-waldsassengau.de