Bad Königshofen im Grabfeld is a small spa town in the Rhön-Grabfeld district, in the north east of Lower Franconia, Bavaria, Germany on the Franconian Saale a few kilometers from the border with Thuringia. Several smaller villages exist within the town limits:

  • Althausen
  • Aub
  • Eyershausen
  • Gabolshausen
  • Ipthausen
  • Merkershausen
  • Untereßfeld
Bad Königshofen
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Bad Königshofen
Coat of arms
Location of Bad Königshofen within Rhön-Grabfeld district
Bad Königshofen im Grabfeld in NES.svg
Bad Königshofen is located in Germany
Bad Königshofen
Bad Königshofen
Bad Königshofen is located in Bavaria
Bad Königshofen
Bad Königshofen
Coordinates: 50°18′N 10°25′E / 50.300°N 10.417°E / 50.300; 10.417Coordinates: 50°18′N 10°25′E / 50.300°N 10.417°E / 50.300; 10.417
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionUnterfranken
DistrictRhön-Grabfeld
Government
 • MayorThomas Helbling (CSU)
Area
 • Total69.52 km2 (26.84 sq mi)
Elevation
276 m (906 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total5,984
 • Density86/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
97631
Dialling codes09761
Vehicle registrationNES, KÖN, MET
Websitewww.badkoenigshofen.de

The city is twinned with Arlington, Texas, USA. Bad Königshofen has a downtown recreational park named "Arlington" in honor of the city of Arlington. In 2006, the City of Arlington opened a water park named "Bad Königshofen Family Aquatic Center" in honor of the city of Bad Königshofen.[2]

Local councilEdit

The elections in March 2014 showed the following results:[3]

  • CSU: 5 seats
  • SPD: 2 seats
  • Greens: 1 seat
  • Block Freier Wähler (Free voters): 2 seats
  • List Merkershausen: 2 seats
  • Bürgerblock der Stadtteile: 2 seats
  • List Eyershausen: 2 seats
  • List Althausen: 1 seat
  • List Untereßfeld: 1 seat
  • Junge Liste (young list): 1 seat
  • Aktive Bürger Bad Königshofen (Active citizens Bad Königshofen) 1 seat

PersonalityEdit

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

Those associated with the siteEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ "About The Bad Königshofen Water Park in Arlington TX". city of Arlington. Archived from the original on 2011-06-13. Retrieved 2008-01-10.
  3. ^ Ergebnis Stadtratswahl 2014