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Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Waibstadt
Coat of arms
Waibstadt   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 49°17′51″N 08°55′12″E / 49.29750°N 8.92000°E / 49.29750; 8.92000Coordinates: 49°17′51″N 08°55′12″E / 49.29750°N 8.92000°E / 49.29750; 8.92000
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Rhein-Neckar-Kreis
 • Mayor Hans Wolfgang Riedel (CDU)
 • Total 25.57 km2 (9.87 sq mi)
Elevation 172 m (564 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,735
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 74915
Dialling codes 07263
Vehicle registration HD
Website www.waibstadt.de

Waibstadt is a town in the district of Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

It belongs to the municipal administration union "Waibstadt", which consists of Epfenbach, Helmstadt-Bargen, Neckarbischofsheim, Neidenstein, Reichartshausen and Waibstadt itself. Furthermore, it is part of the touristic region Brunnenregion.


Geographic location[edit]

Waibstadt is located in the valley of the Schwarzbach in the northern Kraichgau, about 25 km southeast of Heidelberg and about 6 km north of Sinsheim.

Neighbour municipalities[edit]

The town is surrounded in the northwest by Neidenstein, in the north by Epfenbach, in the northeast by Helmstadt-Bargen, in the east by Neckarbischofsheim, in the south by Sinsheim and in the west by Zuzenhausen and Eschelbronn.

Parts of town[edit]

Besides the main town Waibstadt, the two villages Daisbach and Bernau are part of Waibstadt.


The first documented mentioning date at 795 AD, but there are indications, that at the same place there was a Roman settlement.

Notable Residents[edit]

Michael Himmelhan, Edith Bentheimer


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