Scheibbs

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Scheibbs, Austria
Old Town of Scheibbs
Old Town of Scheibbs
Coat of arms of Scheibbs, Austria
Coat of arms
Scheibbs, Austria is located in Austria
Scheibbs, Austria
Scheibbs, Austria
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°00′00″N 15°10′00″E / 48.00000°N 15.16667°E / 48.00000; 15.16667Coordinates: 48°00′00″N 15°10′00″E / 48.00000°N 15.16667°E / 48.00000; 15.16667
CountryAustria
StateLower Austria
DistrictScheibbs
Government
 • MayorJohann Schragl (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total45.88 km2 (17.71 sq mi)
Elevation
339 m (1,112 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total4,196
 • Density91/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
3270
Area code07482
Vehicle registrationSB
Websitewww.scheibbs.com

Scheibbs is a town in Austria in the Scheibbs district of Lower Austria. In 1886, it became the first town in Austria to have street lighting powered by electricity.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
18693,076—    
18803,259+5.9%
18903,489+7.1%
19003,776+8.2%
19104,061+7.5%
19233,703−8.8%
19343,720+0.5%
19393,615−2.8%
19514,047+12.0%
19614,101+1.3%
19714,445+8.4%
19814,515+1.6%
19914,389−2.8%
20014,331−1.3%
20114,236−2.2%

Mayors[edit]

  • 1950-1965: Anton Herok
  • 1965-1983: Alois Derfler
  • 1983-2007: Leopold Gansch
  • 2007-2009: Johann Schragl
  • since 2009: Christine Dünwald

Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

Scheibbs is twinned with:

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

Johann Heinrich Schmelzer
Franz Schuh in 1843

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dauersiedlungsraum der Gemeinden Politischen Bezirke und Bundesländer - Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Einwohnerzahl 1.1.2018 nach Gemeinden mit Status, Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 9 March 2019.