The community's municipal area extends over the Ebsdorfer Grund in the valley of the Zwester Ohm and the areas around its edges, connecting the Amöneburg Basin with the middle Lahn valley between Marburg and Gießen.
The old ring railway, the Marburger Kreisbahn, which opened in 1905 and ran through the municipal area to Dreihausen, was shut down in 1972.
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The coat of arms recalls the Wittelsberg Schanze, who served the Hessian Landgraves by watching over traffic on the road running through the Ebsdorfer Grund between areas belonging to the Ecclesiastical Principality of Mainz.
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