Schorndorf

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This article is about the town in Baden-Württemberg. For the town in Bavaria, see Schorndorf, Bavaria.
Schorndorf
Old buildings in the town
Old buildings in the town
Coat of arms of Schorndorf
Coat of arms
Schorndorf   is located in Germany
Schorndorf
Schorndorf
Coordinates: 48°48′N 09°32′E / 48.800°N 9.533°E / 48.800; 9.533Coordinates: 48°48′N 09°32′E / 48.800°N 9.533°E / 48.800; 9.533
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Rems-Murr-Kreis
Government
 • Mayor Matthias Klopfer (SPD)
Area
 • Total 56.86 km2 (21.95 sq mi)
Population (2014-12-31)[1]
 • Total 38,733
 • Density 680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 73601–73614
Dialling codes 07181
Vehicle registration WN
Website schorndorf.de

Schorndorf is a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located c. 26 km east of Stuttgart. Its station is the terminus of line S2 of the Stuttgart S-Bahn.

The city also is sometimes called Die Daimlerstadt (The Daimler City in English), as it is the town in which Gottlieb Daimler (1834-1900) was born.

International relations[edit]

Demographics[edit]

The numbers of inhabitants are estimates, census results (1871–1970 und 1987) or data from statistical office[2]‎ Before 1871 the results are only from the core city.

Year Number of inhabitants
1463 ca. 2.000
1514 ca. 3.000
1618 ca. 5.000
1701 2.132
1803 3.434
1834 3.777
1849 3.617
1. december 1871 7.672
1. december 1890 8.777
1. december 1900 9.704
1. december 1910 10.884
16. june 1925 11.568
16. june 1933 12.319
Year Number of inhabitants
17. may 1939 13.186
13. september 1950 19.942
6. june 1961 26.384
27. may 1970 31.149
31. december 1975 32.918
31. december 1980 33.631
27. may 1987 35.759
31. december 1990 37.687
31. december 1995 38.005
31. december 2000 38.852
31. december 2005 39.305
31. decezember 2010 39.236

Mayors[edit]

Mayors since 1819:

  • 1819–1821: Christian Rapp (politician) (* 1771; † 1853)
  • 1821–1828: Gottlieb Friedrich von Stum (* 1791; † 1849)
  • 1828–1845: Philipp Friedrich Palm (* 1759; † 1845)
  • 1845–1866:
  • 1866–1872: Johannes Frasch
  • 1879–1903: Jakob Friz
  • 1903–1905: Heinrich Beisswanger
  • 1905–1933: Jakob Raible (* 7. Mai 1870; † 4. Januar 1949)
  • 1933–1945: Richard Beeg (* 30. january 1888; † 22. october 1945)
  • 1945: Walter Arnold (entrepreneur) (* 19. june 1891; † 20. october 1973)
  • 1945–1948: Gottlob Kamm (SPD) (* 21. october 1897; † 21. november 1973)
  • 1948–1954: Emil Hayer (* 26. october 1887; † 22. november 1977)
  • 1954–1962: Franz Illenberger († 22. july 1974 – 72 years old)
  • 1962–1982: Rudolf Bayler (* 12. september 1917; † 3. september 2007)
  • 1982–1990: Reinhard Hanke (SPD) (* 22. april 1940)
  • 1990–2006: Winfried Kübler (CDU) (* 30. august 1939)
  • seit 2006: Matthias Klopfer (SPD) (* 14. march 1968)

Schorndorf is twinned with:

Monuments[edit]

Town hall of Schorndorf

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