|Municipal assoc.||Selters (Westerwald)|
|• Mayor||Hans-Peter Menngen|
|• Total||2.55 km2 (0.98 sq mi)|
|Elevation||395 m (1,296 ft)|
|• Density||94/km2 (240/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Ewighausen is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The community belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Selters, a kind of collective municipality.
In 1397, Ewighausen had its first documentary mention. The name’s spelling has changed over the centuries from Ebichusin to Ebeckusen und Ewighusen and then into Ewighausen. In 1972, in the course of municipal restructuring, the Verbandsgemeinde of Selters was founded.
The council is made up of 6 council members, including the honorary and presiding mayor (Ortsbürgermeister), who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 7 June 2009.
Economy and infrastructure
The community lies west of Bundesstraße 8 leading from Limburg an der Lahn to Siegburg. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Mogendorf on the A 3 (Cologne–Frankfurt). The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.
- "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31. Dezember 2015" (PDF). Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.
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