|• Mayor||Volker Benner|
|• Total||4.65 km2 (1.80 sq mi)|
|Elevation||467 m (1,532 ft)|
|• Density||66/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The village is located in the northeast of Koblenz on the Westerwald Lake Plateau. The residential community of Lochum belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Hachenburg, a kind of collective municipality. Its administrative center is the homonym town.
In 1048, Lochum had its first documentary mention.
The council is made up of 9 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
The community lies between Bundesstraßen 255, linking Koblenz and Hachenburg, and 414, leading from Montabaur to Herborn. Bundesautobahn 3 with its Montabaur interchange (AS 40) lies 25 km away. 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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