Bad Grund

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Bad Grund
Coat of arms of Bad Grund
Coat of arms
Bad Grund   is located in Germany
Bad Grund
Bad Grund
Coordinates: 51°48′41″N 10°14′18″E / 51.81139°N 10.23833°E / 51.81139; 10.23833Coordinates: 51°48′41″N 10°14′18″E / 51.81139°N 10.23833°E / 51.81139; 10.23833
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Göttingen
 • Mayor Harald Dietzmann
 • Total 41.18 km2 (15.90 sq mi)
Elevation 295 m (968 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,638
 • Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 37539
Dialling codes 05327
Vehicle registration GÖ, OHA

Bad Grund (Harz) is a town in the district of Göttingen, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated in the western Harz, approx. 7 km west of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, and 10 km north of Osterode am Harz.

Bad Grund is also the name of the former Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Bad Grund, of which Bad Grund formed part. It was disbanded in March 2013 and replaced by the Einheitsgemeinde Bad Grund.

Market Place
St. Antony's Church
Market Place

Points of interest[edit]

  • Historic Market Place
  • St. Antony's Church was built in 1540. The church is surrounded by half-timbered houses dating from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries[2]
  • Arboretum Bad Grund
  • Hübichenstein
  • Hilfe Gottes Mine
  • Iberger Tropfsteinhöhle