Wolfschlugen

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Wolfschlugen
Coat of arms of Wolfschlugen
Coat of arms
Wolfschlugen  is located in Germany
Wolfschlugen
Wolfschlugen
Coordinates: 48°39′N 9°17′E / 48.650°N 9.283°E / 48.650; 9.283Coordinates: 48°39′N 9°17′E / 48.650°N 9.283°E / 48.650; 9.283
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Esslingen
Government
 • Mayor Matthias Ruckh)
Area
 • Total 7.12 km2 (2.75 sq mi)
Elevation 371 m (1,217 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,340
 • Density 890/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 72649
Dialling codes 07022
Vehicle registration ES
Website wolfschlugen.de

Wolfschlugen is a town in the district of Esslingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.

History[edit]

Wolfschlugen was mentioned for the first time on April 2, 1318. A man named Benz from Kirchheim sold some products of his farm in Wolfschlugen. But people settled there before, therefore evidence are remains of an old Latin estate in a forest nearby Wolfschlugen

  • 1380 the town became official by a declaration of Eberhard II, Count of Württemberg.
  • 1603 the Protestant church became reconstructed and obtained his actual form which can be seen today.
  • 1608/09 construction of the town hall by Michel Knell and Jerg Mercklin.
  • 1776 construction of the first school.
  • 1866 foundation of the fire department.
  • 1899 first telegraph office.
  • 1903 foundation of the music society.
  • 1906 first telephone connection.
  • 1914 first electrical lights on the streets.
  • 1938 Wolfschlugen became a member of the district of Nürtingen.
  • 1970 dedication of the festival hall and the sports field.
  • 1973 in case of the liquidation of the district of Nürtingen the municipality became a member of the district of Esslingen.
  • 1993 dedication of the new sports hall.

Demographics[edit]

Number of residents[edit]

The numbers of inhabitants are census results (¹) or official data from statistical office, Stuttgart.

Date Number of residents
3. December 1834 ¹ 1.206
1. December 1871 ¹ 1.281
1. December 1900 ¹ 1.407
17. May 1939 ¹ 1.762
13. September 1950 ¹ 2.239
6. June 1961 ¹ 2.689
27. May 1970 ¹ 3.547
25. May 1987 ¹ 5.212
31. December 1995 5.710
31. December 2000 6.082
31. December 2005 6.264
31. December 2010 6.309

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