|• Mayor||Klaus Gromöller (-)|
|• Total||52.99 km2 (20.46 sq mi)|
|• Density||220/km2 (570/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Dialling codes||0 25 07|
Havixbeck is a municipality situated on the north-east edge of the Baumberge in the district of Coesfeld, in northern North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located approximately 15 km west of Münster.
Havixbeck is located on the fringes of the Baumberge, with 187 m the highest elevations of the Münsterland. West of the town emanates the spring of Münstersche Aa which, after passing Münster, converges in the Ems River near Greven.
Division of the town
The district of Hohenholte has a population of about 1,000 residents. In the parish church of St. George, a former monastery church, there is a crucifixion relief from the period around 1530/40 as well as the epitaph of the prioress Richmond Warendorp († 1503), both created by the sculptor Johann Brabender from Münster.
Local Elections 2004:
- Christian Democratic Union: 42,58%
- Socialdemocratic Party of Deutschland: 25,60%
- Alliance '90/The Greens: 19,82%
- Free Democratic Party: 12,00%
Results of local elections since 1975
In the list, only political parties that received at least 2.95% of the votes in the election are listed:
Havixbeck is twinned with the following places:
Economics and infrastructure
The economy in Havixbeck consists mainly of small and medium-sized enterprises, mainly located in two major industrial areas.
The road network is excellent, there are good connections to Münster, as well as to the two nearby highways A1 and A43. Havixbeck is located at the railroadtrack between Münster and Coesfeld operating hourly. The travel times is approx. 17 minutes to Münster and 22 to Coesfeld.
With a little distance outside Havixbeck there is the Stift Tilbeck which offers housing and employment for people with disabilities.
- Baumberge-Schule (Catholic elementary school)
- Anne-Frank comprehensive school
- Music school (in sponsorship of Jugendorchester Havixbeck e.V.)
- Adult education centre (in cooperation with Dülmen and Haltern)
- "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen". Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW (in German). 4 September 2014.
- Official register of local election results of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW LDS) from 1975 to 2004
- Coupe, Alison (2009). Michelin Green Guide Germany. Michelin Apa Publications. p. 394. ISBN 1-906261-38-5. Retrieved 2011-01-22.
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