Neu-Anspach is a town in the Hochtaunuskreis in Hesse, Germany.

Neu-Anspach
Coat of arms of Neu-Anspach
Coat of arms
Location of Neu-Anspach within Hochtaunuskreis district
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Neu-Anspach is located in Germany
Neu-Anspach
Neu-Anspach
Neu-Anspach is located in Hesse
Neu-Anspach
Neu-Anspach
Coordinates: 50°17′35″N 08°30′32″E / 50.29306°N 8.50889°E / 50.29306; 8.50889Coordinates: 50°17′35″N 08°30′32″E / 50.29306°N 8.50889°E / 50.29306; 8.50889
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionDarmstadt
DistrictHochtaunuskreis
Subdivisions4 Stadtteile
Government
 • MayorKlaus Hoffmann (CDU)
Area
 • Total36.14 km2 (13.95 sq mi)
Elevation
342 m (1,122 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total14,618
 • Density400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
61267
Dialling codes06081
Vehicle registrationHG
Websitewww.neu-anspach.de

GeographyEdit

 
Neu-Anspach
 
from above
 
Market place located in Hessenpark

Neighbouring communitiesEdit

Neu-Anspach borders in the north on the town of Usingen, in the east on the community of Wehrheim, in the south on the town of Bad Homburg and in the west on the community of Schmitten.

Economy and infrastructureEdit

TransportEdit

The nearest Autobahn interchange on the A 661 is about 13 km from the community's centre. The interchange on the A 5 is about 15 km away, Bad Homburg about 12 km and Frankfurt International Airport about 35 km.

As for local public transport there are direct connections to Frankfurt am Main and Bad Homburg with the RMV (Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund or Rhine-Main Transport Network) line 15, known as the Taunusbahn. Moreover, there are buslines to Usingen and Königstein im Taunus.

Near Neu-Anspach lies the Anspach Airport.

Educational institutionsEdit

In Neu-Anspach there is an integrated comprehensive school with a gymnasial upper level, the Adolf-Reichwein-Schule, as well as the primary school at the Hasenberg and the one on the Wiesenau.

Adolf-Reichwein-Schule takes part in a cultural exchange with Monroe High School located in Monroe, Wisconsin. This exchange takes place every other year with the German students going to Monroe in the fall of even numbered years, and the U.S. students going to Germany the following summer.

Culture and sightseeingEdit

The best known attractions are:

MayorsEdit

  • Fritz Jäger (1911–1918)
  • Emil Becker (1918–1933)
  • Rudolf Henrici (1933–1946)
  • Heinrich Schneider (1946–1960)
  • Rudolf Selzer (1960–1984)
  • Heinz Born (1984–1991)
  • Rudi Rübsamen (temporary) (1991–1993)
  • Gerd Hillen (1993–2005)
  • Klaus Hoffmann (since 2005)[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand am 31.12.2018". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt: Direktwahlen in Neu-Anspach

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