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
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Scheibbs
Government
 • Mayor Johann Schragl (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 45.82 km2 (17.69 sq mi)
Elevation 339 m (1,112 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 4,220
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 3270
Area code 07482
Vehicle registration SB
Website www.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
Year Pop. ±%
1869 3,076 —    
1880 3,259 +5.9%
1890 3,489 +7.1%
1900 3,776 +8.2%
1910 4,061 +7.5%
1923 3,703 −8.8%
1934 3,720 +0.5%
1939 3,615 −2.8%
1951 4,047 +12.0%
1961 4,101 +1.3%
1971 4,445 +8.4%
1981 4,515 +1.6%
1991 4,389 −2.8%
2001 4,331 −1.3%
2011 4,236 −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]