Scheibbs

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Scheibbs, Austria
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]