|• Mayor||Reiner Ruf|
|• Total||6.40 km2 (2.47 sq mi)|
|Elevation||339 m (1,112 ft)|
|• Density||850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
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.
|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.
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