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Coat of arms of Aichwald
Coat of arms
Aichwald   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 48°45′29″N 9°22′49″E / 48.75806°N 9.38028°E / 48.75806; 9.38028Coordinates: 48°45′29″N 9°22′49″E / 48.75806°N 9.38028°E / 48.75806; 9.38028
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Esslingen
 • Mayor Nicolas Fink
 • Total 14.68 km2 (5.67 sq mi)
Elevation 450 m (1,480 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,470
 • Density 510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 73771–73773
Dialling codes 0711
Vehicle registration ES

Aichwald is a municipality in the district of Esslingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.

Municipality arrangement[edit]

Aichwald consists of the formerly independent municipalities Aichelberg, Aichschieß and Schanbach. For former municipality Aichelberg Aichelberg the village belongs (2355 inhabitants, as at 31 July 2010). For former municipality Aichschieß the village Aichschieß include (1 580 inhabitants) and the hamlet Krummhardt (759 inhabitants) and the proofs of former village Egli Weiler. For former municipality Schanbach the village Schanbach include (2639 inhabitants) and the place Lobenrot (242 inhabitants). [2]


Aichwald maintains friendly links to: City Böhlen in the district of Leipzig in Saxony and Market town Finkenstein am Faaker See in Carinthia, Austria .

Economy and Infrastructure[edit]


Since 2009 the BürgerBus Aichwald linking the towns Schanbach, Aichelberg, Aichschieß, Krummhardt and Lobenrot. The BürgerBus runs twice in the morning and twice in the afternoon. The Bürgerbus club Aichwald eV has more than twenty active male and female drivers. The BürgerBus promotes mobility Aichwalder population.


Aichwald has in the district Schanbach a basic and Werkrealschule . has field offices for primary classes in Aichelberg and Aichschieß. There are three municipal nursery schools in one town and a forest nursery in Aich Schießer forest. A music school currently serves approximately 400 students with a comprehensive teaching program. Furthermore, an independent in Aichwald Volkshochschule .


For waste disposal waste management company of the district Esslingen is responsible. There are separate collections for organic waste, household waste and paper. Packaging under the Green Dot in so-called yellow sacks collected. Bulky waste is a free pickup service annually against delivery of two vouchers or can be brought to a disposal station. At the disposal stations and electrical and metal scrap and other recyclable materials will be issued. For hazardous waste such as fluorescent lamps and coatings there are special problem material collections.


The breeding Häusle in Aichschieß Aichwald has an impressive number of architectural and cultural monuments that bear witness to centuries of history. In addition to the scenic location they are mainly that make up the charm of the Schurwald community. Because Aichschieß was not due to a thoroughfare, its center is particularly well preserved (half-timbered houses around the church). In the forest below Schanbach the remains of a small find medieval castle . Particularly outstanding are the four historical church building: In Aichelberg is a former pilgrimage church, today halfway open field above the village located (murals from the mid-15th century, Crucifix 17th century, baroque images of the former gallery.); the Church in Krummhardt is one of the most charming village churches in the district of Esslingen (amenities Rural baroque style); in Schanbach is a church with late medieval choir tower; in Aichschieß the village church St. Gereon and St. Margaretha (crucifix from the Ulm School in 1500, the interior murals dating from around 1330, which are among the oldest in the region, also other murals from the period around 1500. The stained glass windows of the three windows in the choir are from the glass artist Renate Gross from Gilching (Bayern), by Karl Ulrich Nuss comes the Taufdeckel and other works of art). is located on the site of the former school building, the so-called breeding homeowners, a tiny cell in which not only criminals were imprisoned, but also unmarried mothers had to spend fourteen days on bread and water, after they had been from the pulpit exhorted (reprimanded),

Hetty Krist, Angels Aichwald (color lithograph 2010) Since 2003, every two years in August

Notable people[edit]

  • Gottlob Eberhard von Hafner (1785–1858), born in Aichelberg, Protestant theologian, Generalsuperintendent in Heilbronn, member of Landtag
  • Frieder Gadesmann (geboren 1943 in Celle), Protestan theologian, educational scientist, manager of Kunstkreises Aichwald


  1. ^ "Gemeinden in Deutschland nach Fläche, Bevölkerung und Postleitzahl am 30.09.2016". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016. 
  2. ^ Das Land Baden-Württemberg. Amtliche Beschreibung nach Kreisen und Gemeinden. Band III: Regierungsbezirk Stuttgart, Regionalverband Mittlerer Neckar. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart 1978, ISBN 3-17-004758-2, S. 161–164.