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Coat of arms of Neckartailfingen
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Neckartailfingen   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 48°36′52″N 9°16′5″E / 48.61444°N 9.26806°E / 48.61444; 9.26806Coordinates: 48°36′52″N 9°16′5″E / 48.61444°N 9.26806°E / 48.61444; 9.26806
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Esslingen
 • Mayor Gerhard Gertitschke
 • Total 8.26 km2 (3.19 sq mi)
Elevation 282 m (925 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,716
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 72666
Dialling codes 07127
Vehicle registration ES

Neckartailfingen is a municipality in Germany, located approximately 20 km (12 mi) south of Stuttgart.

It is located on the river Neckar.

Neckartailfingen town hall


Neckartailfingen was first mentioned in 1090 in the Hirsau codex (Codex Hirsaugiensis) as Tagelvingen. On behalf of the Hirsau abbey the Romanesque Martinskirche was probably completed in the year 1111. The place became 1536 Evangelical together with the office Nürtingen and received in 1541 the first village school of the former district Nürtingen. In the Thirty Years' War Neckartailfingen was destroyed after the Battle of Nördlingen (1634) by the infamous dragoons of colonel Walter Butler of Roscrea. Only after a few years the fugitive inhabitants returned and re-built their village slowly again.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]


Neckartailfingen has always been an important transit point. At the time of the stagecoaches Neckartailfingen was an important station for changing horses.

Neckartailfingen Postilion

Till 1976, the Deutsche Bundesbahn maintained a station at the Plochingen-Tübingen railway, which was about two kilometers away from the place.

In 1995, the bypass of the Bundesstraße 297 has been completed. This road runs between the municipality and the Neckar in a tunnel.

The public transport is operated by the Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart. There are the bus lines 188 (to Nürtingen) and 190 (to Aichtal). The line 75 (to Bernshausen or Stuttgart-Degerloch stops just on the outskirts.


Neckartailfingen has with the Liebenau school a primary school. In addition, there are three kindergartens in the place. A music school is for the pupils from the village and the surrounding areas.

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