Eschershausen is a municipality in the district of Holzminden, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 20 km northeast of Holzminden, and 50 km south of Hanover.

Eschershausen
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Eschershausen
Coat of arms
Location of Eschershausen within Holzminden district
Holzminden (district)Lower SaxonyHesseNorth Rhine-WestphaliaHamelin-PyrmontHildesheim (district)Northeim (district)LauenfördeDerentalFürstenbergBoffzenHolzmindenHeinadeHeinsenBevernDeensenWangelnstedtEimenStadtoldendorfLenneArholzenPolleVahlbruchOttensteinBrevördeHehlenNegenbornGolmbachHolenbergHeyenHalleDielmissenBodenwerderPegestorfKirchbrakLüerdissenEschershausenHolzenDeligsenGemeindefreies Gebiet im Landkreis HolzmindenEschershausen in HOL.svg
About this image
Eschershausen is located in Germany
Eschershausen
Eschershausen
Eschershausen is located in Lower Saxony
Eschershausen
Eschershausen
Coordinates: 51°55′N 09°39′E / 51.917°N 9.650°E / 51.917; 9.650Coordinates: 51°55′N 09°39′E / 51.917°N 9.650°E / 51.917; 9.650
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictHolzminden
Municipal assoc.Eschershausen-Stadtoldendorf
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorKonrad Edelmann (CDU)
Area
 • Total23.87 km2 (9.22 sq mi)
Elevation
199 m (653 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,490
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
37632
Dialling codes05534
Vehicle registrationHOL
Websitewww.webcss.de

Eschershausen was the seat of the former Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Eschershausen.

PersonalitiesEdit

Honorary citizenEdit

  • Wilhelm Raabe (1831-1910), German writer, honorary citizenship in 1901
  • Hans Scheibert (1887-1969), founder of the Deutsche Schlauchbootfabrik (Dinghy factory), (DSB), honorary citizenship in 1967

Sons and daughters of the cityEdit

 
Wilhelm Raabe 1888
  • Wilhelm Raabe (1831-1910), German writer
  • Georg Bode (1838-1910), German jurist, naturalist and historian

ReferencesEdit