Waldmühlen

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Waldmühlen
Coat of arms of Waldmühlen
Coat of arms
Waldmühlen   is located in Germany
Waldmühlen
Waldmühlen
Location of Waldmühlen within Westerwaldkreis district
Waldmühlen im Westerwaldkreis.png
Coordinates: 50°35′14″N 8°3′49″E / 50.58722°N 8.06361°E / 50.58722; 8.06361Coordinates: 50°35′14″N 8°3′49″E / 50.58722°N 8.06361°E / 50.58722; 8.06361
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Rennerod
Government
 • Mayor Guntram Janz
Area
 • Total 3.10 km2 (1.20 sq mi)
Elevation 405 m (1,329 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 329
 • Density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56479
Dialling codes 02664
Vehicle registration WW
Website Waldmühlen auf VG Rennerod Website

Waldmühlen is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The community lies in the Westerwald between Siegen und Limburg. Waldmühlen belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Rennerod, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town. The Holzbach crosses Bundesstraße 54 at the community’s edge.

History[edit]

In the 15th century, Waldmühlen had its first documentary mention as Walkmohle.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 8 council members who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 26 March 2006.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Running right through the community is Bundesstraße 54, linking Limburg an der Lahn with Siegen. The nearest Autobahn interchanges are Herborn and Haiger-Burbach on the A 45 (DortmundGießen), and also Montabaur and Limburg-Nord on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt), all between 20 and 25 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stops are the railway stations at Montabaur and Limburg-Süd on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

References[edit]