Schönborn, Rhein-Hunsrück

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Schönborn
Location of Schönborn
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictRhein-Hunsrück-Kreis
Municipal assoc.Simmern
Government
 • MayorManfred Gruhn
Area
 • Total3.90 km2 (1.51 sq mi)
Elevation
360 m (1,180 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total270
 • Density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
55469
Dialling codes06761
Vehicle registrationSIM

Schönborn is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis (district) in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Simmern, whose seat is in the like-named town.

Geography

Location

The municipality lies in the central Hunsrück between the Kauerbach and Simmerbach valleys. To the east lies Simmern, some 4 km away, and to the west, Kirchberg, also some 4 km away.

Schönborn
Municipal centre
Hauptstraße 10: Evangelical church

History

Archaeological finds are known from as early as Late La Tène times. In 1290, Schönborn had its first documentary mention. The village was part of Palatinate-Simmern and, beginning in 1673, Electoral Palatinate. Beginning in 1794, Schönborn lay under French rule. In 1814 it was assigned to the Kingdom of Prussia at the Congress of Vienna. Since 1946, it has been part of the then newly founded state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

Politics

Municipal council

The council is made up of 6 council members, who were elected by majority vote at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009, and the honorary mayor as chairman.[2]

Mayor

Schönborn’s mayor is Manfred Gruhn.[3]

Culture and sightseeing

Buildings

The following are listed buildings or sites in Rhineland-Palatinate’s Directory of Cultural Monuments:[4]

References

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2017 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2018.
  2. ^ Municipal election results for Schönborn
  3. ^ Schönborn’s mayor
  4. ^ Directory of Cultural Monuments in Rhein-Hunsrück district

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