is an Ortsgemeinde
– a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde
– in the Westerwaldkreis
. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Wallmerod
, a kind of collective municipality found only in Rhineland-Palatinate.
The community lies in the Westerwald
Herschbach has two outlying centres named Wahnscheid and Lochheim.
In 1290, Herschbach had its first documentary mention as Haderichsbach
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
Running right through the community is Bundesstraße
8, linking Limburg an der Lahn
and Hennef (Sieg)
. The nearest Autobahn interchange
on the A 3
), some 11 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress
stop is the railway station
at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line