Igersheim

Igersheim is a town in the Main-Tauber district in the German state of Baden-Württemberg.

Igersheim
Town hall and church

Coat of arms
Location of Igersheim within Main-Tauber-Kreis district
Igersheim
Igersheim
Coordinates: 49°29′35″N 09°49′00″E
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictMain-Tauber-Kreis
Government
  MayorFrank Menikheim
Area
  Total42.84 km2 (16.54 sq mi)
Elevation
212 m (696 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total5,552
  Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
97999, 97957 (Bowiesen)
Dialling codes07931, 09336 (Bernsfelden, Simmringen), 09347 (Bowiesen)
Vehicle registrationTBB, MGH
Websitewww.igersheim.de

History

Igersheim is mentioned in chronicles as early as 1090. Since 1972 Bernsfelden, Harthausen, Neuses and Simmringen belong to Igersheim.

Inhabitants

  • 1880: 982
  • 2005: 5.709
  • 2013: 5.504

Sights

Johann-Adam-Möhler-Haus

In this house Johann Adam Möhler was born. He is one of the famous people from Igersheim.

Burg Neuhaus castle

It was built in the 13th century. The 1st documentation of the castle dates the year 1281. It was destroyed and rebuilt in both the German Peasants' War and the Schmalkaldic War.

Today it is a place for horse breeding and middle age reenactment events.

References

  1. "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.
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