Heinrichsthal

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Heinrichsthal
Coat of arms of Heinrichsthal
Coat of arms
Heinrichsthal   is located in Germany
Heinrichsthal
Heinrichsthal
Coordinates: 50°04′N 09°21′E / 50.067°N 9.350°E / 50.067; 9.350Coordinates: 50°04′N 09°21′E / 50.067°N 9.350°E / 50.067; 9.350
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Unterfranken
District Aschaffenburg
Municipal assoc. Heigenbrücken
Subdivisions 4 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor Guido Schramm
Area
 • Total 4.52 km2 (1.75 sq mi)
Elevation 436 m (1,430 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 842
 • Density 190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 63871
Dialling codes 06020
Vehicle registration AB
Website www.heinrichsthal.de

Heinrichsthal is a community in the Aschaffenburg district in the Regierungsbezirk of Lower Franconia (Unterfranken) in Bavaria, Germany, and a member of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft (Administrative Community) of Heigenbrücken.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Heinrichsthal lies in the Bavarian Lower Main (Bayerischer Untermain)

Constituent communities[edit]

Heinrichsthal has the following Gemarkungen (traditional rural cadastral areas): Altenplos, Cottenbach, Heinersreuth, Unterwaiz. The two hamlets of Unterlohrgrund and Oberlohrgrund on district road AB 7 are parts of the community.

History[edit]

As part of the Archbishopric of Mainz, Heinrichsthal passed at Secularization in 1803 to the newly formed Principality of Aschaffenburg, with which it passed in 1814 (by this time it had become a department of the Grand Duchy of Frankfurt) to Bavaria. In the course of administrative reform in Bavaria, the current community came into being with the Gemeindeedikt (“Municipal Edict”) of 1818.

Population development[edit]

Within the municipal area lived 848 inhabitants in 1970, 892 in 1987 and 934 in 2000.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

Town council[edit]

The council is made up of 9 council members, counting the part-time mayor.

CSU SPD Unabhängige Bürger Total
2002 3 2 4 9 seats

(as at municipal election held on 3 March 2008)

Mayor[edit]

The Mayor is Guido Schramm (Unabhängige Bürger).

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Municipal tax revenue in 1999 amounted to €384,000 (converted), of which business tax revenue accounted for €3,000.

According to official statistics, there were 87 workers on the social welfare contribution rolls working in producing businesses in 1998. In trade and transport this was 0. In other areas, 29 workers on the social welfare contribution rolls are employed, and 328 such workers work from home. There is one processing business. No businesses are in construction, and furthermore, in 1999, there were 11 agricultural operations with a working area of 170 ha, of which 85 ha was cropland and 84 ha was meadowland.

Education[edit]

The following institutions are to be found in Heinrichsthal (as at 1999):

References[edit]

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This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.