Bad Königshofen

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Bad Königshofen
Coat of arms of Bad Königshofen
Coat of arms
Bad Königshofen   is located in Germany
Bad Königshofen
Bad Königshofen
Coordinates: 50°18′N 10°25′E / 50.300°N 10.417°E / 50.300; 10.417Coordinates: 50°18′N 10°25′E / 50.300°N 10.417°E / 50.300; 10.417
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Unterfranken
District Rhön-Grabfeld
 • 1. Bürgermeister Thomas Helbling (CSU)
 • Total 69.52 km2 (26.84 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,961
 • Density 86/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 97631
Dialling codes 09761
Vehicle registration NES, KÖN, MET

Bad Königshofen im Grabfeld is a small spa town in the Rhön-Grabfeld district, in the north east of Lower Franconia, Bavaria, Germany on the Franconian Saale a few kilometers from the border with Thuringia. Several smaller villages exist within the town limits:

  • Althausen
  • Aub
  • Eyershausen
  • Gabolshausen
  • Ipthausen
  • Merkershausen
  • Untereßfeld

The city is twinned with Arlington, Texas, USA. Bad Königshofen has a downtown recreational park named "Arlington" in honor of the city of Arlington. In 2006, the City of Arlington opened a water park named "Bad Königshofen Family Aquatic Center" in honor of the city of Bad Königshofen.[2]


Bad Konigshofen Water Park in Arlington TX