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Coat of arms of Rechberghausen
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Rechberghausen   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 48°43′50″N 9°38′23″E / 48.73056°N 9.63972°E / 48.73056; 9.63972Coordinates: 48°43′50″N 9°38′23″E / 48.73056°N 9.63972°E / 48.73056; 9.63972
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Göppingen
 • Mayor Reiner Ruf
 • Total 6.40 km2 (2.47 sq mi)
Elevation 339 m (1,112 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,424
 • Density 850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 73098
Dialling codes 07161
Vehicle registration GP

Rechberghausen is a town in the district of Göppingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.


Geographical location[edit]

The community lies in on the foothills of the central Swabian Jura and on the edge of the eastern Schurwald. The height is 320 to .[clarification needed]

Neighbouring communities[edit]

In the northwest the municipality borders to Börtlingen, in the northeast to Birenbach. Eastern and south-eastern neighbour is the county seat Göppingen, with its Bartenbach district, the western neighbour is the community Wangen (Göppingen). All are located in the district of Göppingen.


The place was first mentioned in 1245. He was then the Dukes of Teck after the local castle had previously probably heard the Lords of Rechberghausen.


Till the seventies of the 20th century, the Catholics had a great majority. Today there is a very active evangelical community. The Catholic Church Mariä Himmelfahrt was consecrated in 1912, the evangelic Jesus Christus Kirche in 1961.


The development between 1837 and 2010.

Date Inhabitants
1837 737
1907 1.335
17. May 1939 1.726
13. September 1950 2.514
27. May 1970 4.629
31. December 1983 4.916
31. December 2000 5.490
31. December 2005 5.532
31. December 2010 5.366

Source: Statistical Office Stuttgart


Mayor was from December1, 1977 to June 30, 2015 Reiner Johannes Ruf. Since July 1, 2015 Claudia Dörner is the new mayor in Rechberghausen.