Bad Grund (Harz) is a town in the district of Göttingen, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated in the western Harz, approx. 7 km west of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, and 10 km north of Osterode am Harz.

Bad Grund
Market square
Market square
Coat of arms of Bad Grund
Coat of arms
Location of Bad Grund within Göttingen district
Bad Grund in GÖ-2016.svg
Bad Grund is located in Germany
Bad Grund
Bad Grund
Bad Grund is located in Lower Saxony
Bad Grund
Bad Grund
Coordinates: 51°48′41″N 10°14′18″E / 51.81139°N 10.23833°E / 51.81139; 10.23833Coordinates: 51°48′41″N 10°14′18″E / 51.81139°N 10.23833°E / 51.81139; 10.23833
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictGöttingen
Government
 • MayorHarald Dietzmann (Ind.)
Area
 • Total41.18 km2 (15.90 sq mi)
Elevation
295 m (968 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total8,344
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
37539
Dialling codes05327
Vehicle registrationGÖ, OHA
Websitewww.gemeinde-bad-grund.de

Bad Grund is also the name of the former Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Bad Grund, of which Bad Grund formed part. It was disbanded in March 2013 and replaced by the Einheitsgemeinde Bad Grund.

St. Antony's Church
Market Place

Points of interestEdit

  • Historic Market Place
  • St. Antony's Church was built in 1540. The church is surrounded by half-timbered houses dating from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries[2]
  • WeltWald Harz
  • Hübichenstein
  • Hilfe Gottes Mine
  • Iberger Tropfsteinhöhle

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