Gammelshausen

Gammelshausen is a town in the district of Göppingen in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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Evengelist Church, Gammelshausen
Evengelist Church, Gammelshausen
Coat of arms of Gammelshausen
Coat of arms
Location of Gammelshausen within Göppingen district
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Gammelshausen is located in Baden-Württemberg
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Coordinates: 48°38′30″N 9°39′1″E / 48.64167°N 9.65028°E / 48.64167; 9.65028Coordinates: 48°38′30″N 9°39′1″E / 48.64167°N 9.65028°E / 48.64167; 9.65028
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictGöppingen
Area
 • Total3.31 km2 (1.28 sq mi)
Elevation
442 m (1,450 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,400
 • Density420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
73108
Dialling codes07164
Vehicle registrationGP
Websitewww.gammelshausen.de

HistoryEdit

Gammelshausen was purchased by the County of Württemberg in 1321 but then in 1479 passed out of Württemberg's control and into that of the House of Zyllnhardt [de] with Dürnau. Gammelshausen returned to Württemberg in 1806, when it was mediatized to the Kingdom of Württemberg and assigned to the district of Göppingen. After World War II, Gammelshausen began a period of urban growth that has since the turn of the millennium two areas to the town's southeast established in the 1970s. A redevelopment of the town center began in 2009 and was scheduled to conclude in 2017.[2]

GeographyEdit

The municipality (Gemeinde) of Gammelshausen is located in the the district of Göppingen, in Baden-Württemberg, one of the 16 States of the Federal Republic of Germany. Gammelshausen is physically located in the central foothills [de] of the Swabian Jura. Elevation above sea level in the municipal area ranges from a high of 545 meters (1,788 ft) Normalnull (NN) to a low of 442 meters (1,450 ft) NNl.[2]

PoliticsEdit

Gammelshausen has one borough (Ortsteil): Gammelshausen. The municipality is in a municipal association with Bad Boll.[2]

Coat of armsEdit

Gammelshausen's coat of arms shows a red house with one door and three windows below two cherries upon a field of yellow. The house represents Gammelshausen itself, and the cherries its history of local cherry cultivation. This coat of arms was awarded by the Federal Ministry of the Interior on 9 October 1959, along with a corresponding municipal flag.[2]

TransportationEdit

Gammelshausen is connected to Germany's network of roadways by the Bundesautobahn 8, which join the municipality's local Landesstraßen und Kreisstraßen at a junction 9 kilometers (5.6 mi) outside of its municipal area. Local public transportation is provided by the Filsland Mobilitätsverbundes [de].[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Gammelshausen". LEO-BW (in German). Baden-Württemberg. Retrieved 27 July 2020.

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