Jettingen-Scheppach is a market community in the Günzburg Landkreis in the Schwaben (Swabia) Regierungsbezirk in Bavaria. It lies between Ulm and Augsburg. Its population as of 1 December 2005 was 7,044.
Jettingen-Scheppach, former Stauffenberg-Castle
|• Mayor||Hans Reichhart (CSU)|
|• Total||54.07 km2 (20.88 sq mi)|
|Elevation||470 m (1,540 ft)|
|• Density||130/km2 (340/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Dialling codes||0 82 25|
Jettingen-Scheppach's first mayor is Hans Reichhart (CSU). All together, the community council (Gemeinderat) has 21 seats, which as of the last communal election on 16 March 2014 are distributed thus:
- CSU: 8 seats
- Free Independent Voter Community (FUW): 6 seats
- Young Citizens: 6 seats
Economy and infrastructureEdit
Jettingen-Scheppach is conveniently located at the Burgau junction on Autobahn A 8 (Stuttgart-Munich section). The borough of Jettingen has a railway station on the line between Ulm and Augsburg. There are hourly regional trains to Ulm (travel time 38 minutes) and Augsburg (28 to 37 minutes), as well as trains every other hour to Munich (78 minutes).
The borough of Freihalden in Jettingen-Scheppach has been twinned with the French pilgrimage town of Ars-sur-Formans since 1976. Jettingen-Scheppach has also been twinned with the Hungarian community of Csolnok since 1992.
People born in the townEdit
- "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.