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Coat of arms of Ewighausen
Coat of arms
Ewighausen   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 50°32′06″N 7°49′40″E / 50.53500°N 7.82778°E / 50.53500; 7.82778Coordinates: 50°32′06″N 7°49′40″E / 50.53500°N 7.82778°E / 50.53500; 7.82778
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Selters (Westerwald)
 • Mayor Hans-Peter Menngen
 • Total 2.55 km2 (0.98 sq mi)
Elevation 395 m (1,296 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 239
 • Density 94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56244
Dialling codes 02666
Vehicle registration WW
Website www.selters-ww.de

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.



The community lies 5 km east of Selters in the Westerwald on Landesstraße L 303 between the Westerwald Lake District and the Kannenbäckerland.


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.


Community council[edit]

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[edit]


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 (CologneFrankfurt). The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.


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