|• Mayor||Alfons Kollas|
|• Total||3.91 km2 (1.51 sq mi)|
|Elevation||305 m (1,001 ft)|
|• Density||220/km2 (570/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Together with the first two communities named above, Leuterod borders in the east on the Malberg, whose elevation of 422 m above sea level makes it the most notable feature on the landscape north of Montabaur. Through the community flows the Aubach, which – in the local way of seeing things – splits the community into two areas (Bereiche in German): the Unterdorf (“Lower Village”) and the Insel (“Island”). The community belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Wirges, a kind of collective municipality.
Leuterod’s Ortsteile are Leuterod and Hosten.
In 1362, Leuterod had its first documentary mention as Wendel de lutereide. Somewhat earlier, in 1311, the outlying centre of Hosten had been mentioned as Hovesteden. Leuterod and Hosten lay at this time in the parish of Montabaur, whereby the Lords of St. Florin in Koblenz held the tithing rights.
In 1563, 12 “hearths” (Feuerstätten, that is to say, families) were counted in Leuterod. One hundred and twenty years later, owing to the frightful aftermath of the Thirty Years' War, there was only one left. According to sagas, the community was utterly destroyed in this time and then built once more on a different spot. The Altendorfer Weg, according to the saga, is supposedly the road to the village’s former site.
Moreover, worth mentioning is that already by 1563, an hereditary mill (gristmill) was mentioned in the community.
The council is made up of 13 council members, including the extraofficial mayor (Bürgermeister), who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.
Economy and infrastructure
East of the community runs Bundesstraße 255, linking Montabaur and Rennerod. The nearest Autobahn interchanges are Mogendorf and Montabaur, both on the A 3 (Cologne–Frankfurt), both 5 km away each. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.
- Förderverein der Freiwilligen Feuerwehr (Volunteer Fire Brigade Promotional Club)
- Männergesangverein Eintracht (men’s singing club, “Harmony”)
- Katholische Frauengemeinschaft (Catholic women’s community)
- Kirchenchor St. Leonhard (church choir)
- Kirmesgesellschaft (kermis community)
- "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31. Dezember 2015" (PDF). Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.
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