Ober-Hilbersheim

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Ober-Hilbersheim
Coat of arms of Ober-Hilbersheim
Coat of arms
Ober-Hilbersheim   is located in Germany
Ober-Hilbersheim
Ober-Hilbersheim
Coordinates: 49°53′59″N 8°01′44″E / 49.89972°N 8.02889°E / 49.89972; 8.02889Coordinates: 49°53′59″N 8°01′44″E / 49.89972°N 8.02889°E / 49.89972; 8.02889
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Mainz-Bingen
Municipal assoc. Gau-Algesheim
Government
 • Mayor Heiko Schmuck
Area
 • Total 7.38 km2 (2.85 sq mi)
Elevation 254 m (833 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,012
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 55437
Dialling codes 06728
Vehicle registration MZ
Website www.ober-hilbersheim.de

Ober-Hilbersheim is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Mainz-Bingen district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The municipality lies southwest of Mainz on the Welzbach and is an agriculturally based community. The winegrowing centre belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Gau-Algesheim, whose seat is in the like-named town.

History[edit]

In 1108, Ober-Hilbersheim had its first documentary mention as Hilbridisheim.

Politics[edit]

Municipal council[edit]

The council is made up of 12 council members who were elected in a municipal election held on 13 June 2004 by majority vote.

Mayors[edit]

  • 1946-????: Karl Lahr (FDP, as of 1956 FVP, as of 1957 DP)
  • ????-2014: Heiko Schmuck

Coat of arms[edit]

The municipality’s arms might be described thus: Azure a horse’s head couped at the neck Or langued gules.

Culture and sightseeing[edit]

Regular events[edit]

  • The Ober-Hilbersheim Wine and Art Fair takes place early every July.
  • The Ober-Hilbersheim Christmas Market is held on the second weekend in Advent.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

The municipality is crossed by the L 415 state road. The Autobahnen A 60, A 61 and A 63 can be reached by car in 10 to 20 minutes.

Education[edit]

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Schmuck, Heiko: Ober-Hilbersheim. Illustrierte Dokumentation eines rheinhessischen Dorfes im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert. Horb am Neckar 1999.

External links[edit]


This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.