|• Mayor||Markus Hennemann (SPD)|
|• Total||9.26 km2 (3.58 sq mi)|
|Elevation||119 m (390 ft)|
|• Density||650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The federal state of Hesse is divided into three administrative regions (Regierungsbezirk); Bickenbach is located in the most southerly of these regions - Darmstadt. There are fourteen districts (landkreise) within this region; Bickenbach is located in the southern district of Darmstadt-Dieburg. The district surrounds the city of Darmstadt proper. Neighbouring districts include Offenbach to the north, Gross-Gerau to the west, Bergstrasse to the south-west and Odenwaldkreis to the south-east. To the east lies the district of Miltenberg which forms the border with the federal state of Bavaria.
The organic food supermarket chain Alnatura is headquartered in Bickenbach.