Baltmannsweiler is a municipality in the district of Esslingen in Baden-Württemberg. It belongs to the Region Stuttgart. (until 1992 Region Mittlerer Neckar) and the European Metropolitan Region Stuttgart.
|• Mayor||Simon Schmid|
|• Total||18.54 km2 (7.16 sq mi)|
|Elevation||453 m (1,486 ft)|
|• Density||310/km2 (800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The densely wooded municipal area Baltmannsweiler lies at about 290 to 465 Height in virgin forest. The center of the name-giving suburb is about four and a half kilometers northeast of Plochingen as the crow flies and about ten kilometers east of the center of the district town Esslingen am Neckar. The two villages of the community are situated in a common clearing island on a mountain ridge, which is drained by the Reichenbach at the edge of the community and by the Lützelbach at its south-western edge to the Fils as well as in the west and north-west from the upper reaches of the Schweizerbach to the Rems.
Adjoining communities are in turn the town Weinstadt in the northwest, the community Winterbach in the north and northeast, both in the Rems-Murr-Kreis. In the east is the community Lichtenwald, in the south the community Reichenbach an der Fils, in the southwest the town Plochingen, in the west on only a short section the county town Esslingen am Neckar and in the west the community Aichwald; the last five belong all to the own District Esslingen.
At the end of 1998, the municipality had 1275 inhabitants who were Roman Catholic and 2998 inhabitants who were Protestant.
Baltmannsweiler was first documented in 1299. The village originally belonged to the Zähringern and then came to Württemberg. There it was assigned to the Amt, later Oberamt Schorndorf from 1381 on. Since 1938 Baltmannsweiler belongs to the district of Esslingen. The autochthonen Inhabitants of the village today used name for the village is "Baltemore".
Development of populationEdit
¹Statistical Office of the State of Baden-Württemberg; until 1970 census results, from 1975 onwards updates on 31 December of each year.
Economy and InfrastructureEdit
The Hohengehren district is home to Schneider Verlag, a specialist book publisher.
- Baltmannsweiler primary school with eight classes, in which about 160 pupils are taught
- Primary school Hohengehren with seven classes, in which about 130 children are taught
Baltmannsweiler also has four kindergartens.
- The municipality of Baltmannsweiler also runs its own adult education centre.
The waste management company of the district of Esslingen is responsible for waste disposal.
Culture and sightsEdit
Every year, the municipality of Baltmannsweiler organises five to eight cultural events such as cabaret and theatre, concerts and mobile cinema in the cultural centre Baltmannsweiler. The cultural centre has a foyer with a bar, where there is room for celebrations with up to 120 people. In addition there is a large hall for 300 to 500 people.
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- "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.
- State Statistical Office Baden-Württemberg: Fläche seit 1988 nach tatsächlicher Nutzung für Baltmannsweiler. In: statistik-bw.de, abgerufen am 3. Juni 2017.
- Volkshochschule Baltmannsweiler. In: baltmannsweiler.de, retrieved on 3 June 2017.