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Coat of arms of Gerolzhofen
Coat of arms
Gerolzhofen is located in Germany
Location of Gerolzhofen within Schweinfurt district
Gerolzhofen in SW.svg
Coordinates: 49°54′N 10°21′E / 49.900°N 10.350°E / 49.900; 10.350Coordinates: 49°54′N 10°21′E / 49.900°N 10.350°E / 49.900; 10.350
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Unterfranken
District Schweinfurt
 • Mayor Thorsten Wozniak (CSU)
 • Total 18.35 km2 (7.08 sq mi)
Elevation 344 m (1,129 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,899
 • Density 380/km2 (970/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 97447
Dialling codes 09382
Vehicle registration SW, GEO

Gerolzhofen is a town in the district of Schweinfurt, Bavaria, Germany. The town is the former center of the district of Gerolzhofen and has about 7,000 inhabitants. The mayor of Gerolzhofen is Thorsten Wozniak (CSU).

Town partnerships[edit]

Gerolzhofen is twinned with:[2]

Sons and daughters of the city[edit]

  • Ludwig Derleth (1870-1948), writer (birthplace designated)
  • Pia Beckmann (born 1963), politician (CSU), from 1 May 2002 to 30 April 2008 mayor of Würzburg
  • Winfried Nöth (born 1944) is a German linguist and semiotician[3]


  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). September 2018.
  2. ^ Official website Gerolzhofen
  3. ^ Homepage at the University of Kassel