Stahlhofen am Wiesensee
|Stahlhofen am Wiesensee|
|• Mayor||Günther Raspel|
|• Total||2.42 km2 (0.93 sq mi)|
|Elevation||430 m (1,410 ft)|
|• Density||130/km2 (350/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Stahlhofen am Wiesensee is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is not to be confused with Stahlhofen, another community in the same district, but in the Verbandsgemeinde of Montabaur.
Stahlhofen am Wiesensee lies 3 km northeast of Westerburg, on a bank near the Wiesensee’s west shore. Since 1972 it has belonged to what was then the newly founded Verbandsgemeinde of Westerburg, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.
The council is made up of 9 council members, including the extraofficial mayor (Bürgermeister), who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.
Culture and sightseeing
The old village school from 1830 is a protected monument.
Economy and infrastructure
North of the community runs Bundesstraße 255, linking Montabaur and Herborn. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Montabaur on the A 3 (Cologne–Frankfurt), some 20 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.
- "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31. Dezember 2015" (PDF). Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.
- Stahlhofen am Wiesensee (German)
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