|• Mayor||Angelika-Rosemarie Dillenberger|
|• Total||3.54 km2 (1.37 sq mi)|
|Elevation||452 m (1,483 ft)|
|• Density||190/km2 (480/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Stockum-Püschen lies on the southern slope of the natural monument, the Götzenberg, 9 km from Westerburg and is an important basalt-mining centre. 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.
Its exact position is 50° 36′ N, 7° 54′ E.
The Ortsgemeinde came into being on 1 January 1969 with the union of the two former municipalities of Stockum and Püschen.
In 1235, Stockum-Püschen had its first documentary mention.
The council is made up of 13 council members, including the extraofficial mayor (Bürgermeister), who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.
Economy and infrastructure
South of the community runs Bundesstraße 255, leading from Montabaur to Herborn. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Montabaur on the A 3 (Cologne–Frankfurt). 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.
- Stockum-Püschen (in German)
- Stockum-Püschen in the collective municipality’s Web pages (in German)
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