|Intercommunality||Communauté de communes du Pays du Verre et du Cristal|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Pascal Andres|
|• Land1||6.36 km2 (2.46 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||120/km2 (310/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||57456 / 57960|
|Elevation||255–431 m (837–1,414 ft)
(avg. 350 m or 1,150 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
The village is famous for the Centre International d’Art Verrier (CIAV; international center for studio glass). Glass has been produced in Meisenthal since the early 18th century, and since the 19th century Christmas decorations from Meisenthal were famous – some say they were invented there[who?].
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