Herschbach, Wallmerod

Herschbach, Wallmerod

Herschbach (Oberwesterwald) is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Wallmerod, a kind of collective municipality found only in Rhineland-Palatinate.

Geography

Location

The community lies in the Westerwald between Montabaur and Hachenburg.

Constituent communities

Herschbach has two outlying centres named Wahnscheid and Lochheim.

History

In 1290, Herschbach had its first documentary mention as Haderichsbach.

Politics

Community council

The council is made up of 12 council members who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.

Economy and infrastructure

Transport

Running right through the community is Bundesstraße 8, linking Limburg an der Lahn and Hennef (Sieg). The nearest Autobahn interchange is Montabaur on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt), some 11 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

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