|Community association||Pays de Bitche|
|surface||6.58 km 2|
|Residents||401 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||61 inhabitants / km 2|
Waldhouse ( German Waldhausen ) is a French commune with 401 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2017) in the Moselle department in the Grand Est region (until 2015 Lorraine ). It belongs to the Arrondissement of Sarreguemines and the Canton of Bitche .
Waldhouse is in the north of the Vosges . a few kilometers south of the border with the Palatinate , on both sides of the Hornbach , which forms a wide arch here. The Trualbe joins the Hornbach from the right in the Waldhouser district .
Waldhouse was always assigned to Walschbronn in the church .
From 1790 to 1801, Waldhouse belonged politically to the canton of Breidenbach , which no longer existed , then from 1801 to 2015 to the canton of Volmunster , which also no longer existed, and since then to the canton Bitche.
The Annexe Dorst was founded at the beginning of the 18th century by Mennonites who had recruited the rule of Zweibrücken-Bitsch in Switzerland . The Mennonites were settled in various southwestern German areas because of their knowledge of agriculture .
Well known in the wider area is the “Auberge Lorraine” restaurant, known to the people of the region as Emez .
- Waldhouse on www.bitscherland.fr (French)