Bad Lauterberg is a town in the district of Osterode, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated in the southern Harz, approx. 15 km southwest of Braunlage, and 20 km southeast of Osterode am Harz.
Bad Lauterberg is known inter alia for the liqueurs, Schierker Feuerstein and Harzer Grubenlicht, which are both manufactured and bottled here.
Bad Lauterberg was the birthplace (1879) of the Polar explorer Alfred Ritscher.
Town council after the local elections on September 10, 2006:
Town Council after the local elections on September 11, 2011:
- SPD: 9 seats
- CDU: 9 seats
- BI: 3 seats
- Bündnis 90/Die Grünen: 2 seats
- NPD: 1 seat