Rimbach-près-Masevaux

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Rimbach-près-Masevaux
The town hall in Rimbach-près-Masevaux
The town hall in Rimbach-près-Masevaux
Coat of arms of Rimbach-près-Masevaux
Coat of arms
Location of Rimbach-près-Masevaux
Rimbach-près-Masevaux is located in France
Rimbach-près-Masevaux
Rimbach-près-Masevaux
Rimbach-près-Masevaux is located in Grand Est
Rimbach-près-Masevaux
Rimbach-près-Masevaux
Coordinates: 47°49′44″N 6°57′07″E / 47.8289°N 6.9519°E / 47.8289; 6.9519Coordinates: 47°49′44″N 6°57′07″E / 47.8289°N 6.9519°E / 47.8289; 6.9519
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentHaut-Rhin
ArrondissementThann-Guebwiller
CantonMasevaux
IntercommunalityVallée de la Doller et du Soultzbach
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) André Schmuck
Area
1
16.66 km2 (6.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
464
 • Density28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
68275 /68290
Elevation514–1,250 m (1,686–4,101 ft)
(avg. 580 m or 1,900 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Rimbach-près-Masevaux (German: Rimbach bei Masmünster; variant form of name: Rimpach) is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Villages, hamlets and quarters in the commune: Basse Bers (Niederebersche, Unterbers, Untere Bers), Ermensbach (Armspach, Ermenspach, Ermerspach, Ermspach), Grossenberg (Grosberg), Haute Bers (Oberenbers), Horben (Horb), Johannesberg (Johannisberg, Sankt Johannisberg), Langmatt (Langmatte), Neuerbet (Neu Arbet, Neu Erbet), Riedelsbourg (Riedelsburg), Riesenwald, Ruchberg

Historical population:

  • 1806: 674
  • 1851: 902
  • 1905: 642
  • 1936: 515
  • 1990: 456
  • 1999: 503
  • 2006: 509

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Bibliography[edit]

  • Patrimoine Dollar, the bulletin of the Société d'Histoire de la Vallée de Masevaux, publishes articles on Rimbach-près-Masevaux. Information on this journal can be obtained from the secrétaire-correspondent: M. Jean-Marie Ehret, 8 place de la Mairie, 68290 Oberbruck
  • Two volumes of postcard views of this valley, compiled by Jean-Marie Ehret, Monique and Georges Redhaber, Bernard Sutter and Daniel Willmé, have been published by the Centre de Ressources des Vosges du Sud: La vallée de Masevaux à l'orée du siècle (1894–1914) (1995) and La vallée de Masevaux 1914-1918 (1997). Information can be obtained from: M. Armand Laurent, 1 rue du Buhl, 68290 Dolleren
  • Historical and genealogical information from the Centre Départemental d'Histoire des Familles in Guebwiller: Rimbach-près-Masevaux

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.