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Coat of arms of Waldstetten
Coat of arms
Waldstetten  is located in Germany
Coordinates: 48°46′00″N 09°49′13″E / 48.76667°N 9.82028°E / 48.76667; 9.82028Coordinates: 48°46′00″N 09°49′13″E / 48.76667°N 9.82028°E / 48.76667; 9.82028
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Ostalbkreis
 • Mayor Michael Rembold (CDU)
 • Total 20.95 km2 (8.09 sq mi)
Elevation 387 m (1,270 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,102
 • Density 340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 73550
Dialling codes 07171
Vehicle registration AA
Website www.waldstetten.de

Waldstetten is a town in the German state of Baden-Württemberg, in Ostalbkreis district.

Economy and Infrastructure[edit]

Established businesses[edit]

In Waldstetten are mainly medium and small enterprises located. One of them is the kitchen manufacturer Leicht Küchen, established in 1928. In Germany, the company has approximately 850 employees.


In Waldsteten is the Franz von Assisi -School, a free Catholic Realschule. There is also the Unterm Hohenrechberg school. Moreover, there is a pure primary school in Wißgoldingen. The child care is ensured by four Roman Catholic kindergartens.

Regular events[edit]

The Albmarathon, a 50-kilometer ultramarathon runs regularly through the municipality.

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

  • Bernhard Rieger (1922-2013), a Catholic theologian and Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Rottenburg-Stuttgart

Other personalities[edit]

  • Michael Brenner (born 1960), jurist, professor of German and European Constitutional and Administrative Law at the University of Jena, lives in Waldstetten.
  • Simon Baumgarten (born 1985), handball player, grew up in Wißgoldingen and attended the Realschule Waldstetten.
  • Dominik Kaiser (born 1988), football player, played in his youth for TSGV Waldstetten.
  • Carina Vogt (born 1992), German ski jumper and Olympic champion, lives in Waldstetten.