Ottenbach, Baden-Württemberg

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Ottenbach is a municipality in the district of Göppingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.

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Coat of arms of Ottenbach
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Location of Ottenbach within Göppingen district
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Ottenbach is located in Baden-Württemberg
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Coordinates: 48°44′5″N 9°44′52″E / 48.73472°N 9.74778°E / 48.73472; 9.74778Coordinates: 48°44′5″N 9°44′52″E / 48.73472°N 9.74778°E / 48.73472; 9.74778
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictGöppingen
Government
 • MayorOliver Franz
Area
 • Total11.90 km2 (4.59 sq mi)
Elevation
399 m (1,309 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,417
 • Density200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
73113
Dialling codes07165
Vehicle registrationGP
Websitewww.ottenbach.de

Geographical locationEdit

Ottenbach is located in the upper valley of the Krumm between the mountains Hohenstaufen in west-northwest, the Rechberg in the northeast and the Stuifen, on the foothills of the eastern Swabian Jura. From the county town Göppingen the distance is in a straight line approximately eight kilometers northeast and about as far southwest from Schwäbisch Gmünd.

Municipality arrangementEdit

Ottenbach includes the village Ottenbach, the Weiler Geyrenwald, Jackenhof, Kitzen, Schurrenhof and Stixenhöfe, die Höfe Bärenhöfe, Breitfelder Hof, Cyriakushof, Etzberg, Feuerleshof, Fladenhof, Haldenhof, Herbenhof, Holzhäuser Hof, Kübelhof, Lindenhöfe, Lochhof, Merzenhöfe, Neuhof, Obergruppenhof, Obermühleisenhof, Peterlingshöfe, Saurenhof, Schonterhöfe, Sonnental (Fuchstal), Strudelhof, Untermühleisenhöfe, Waldenhof and Wannenhof and the house Schafhöfle.[2]

 
Town hall Ottenbach district Göppingen

SportsEdit

Cycling: Nationally known is Ottenbach for the organization and conduct of mass sports bike marathon "Alb-extreme". The itinerary leads annually on the last Sunday in June over a distance of 190, 210 and 260 km through the countryside of the Swabian Jura with many elevations.

 
Ottenbach St. Sebastian church patrons Cyriakus und Gangolf

Economy and InfrastructureEdit

TransportationEdit

Ottenbach has no train station, but is integrated via the bus line 6 with several stops in Ottenbach in the Filsland-bus network.

EducationEdit

In Ottenbach there is a primary school, all secondary schools can be found in surrounding communities or cities. Secondary schools are in Eislingen and Göppingen.

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

  • Bruno Klaus (1848-1915), teacher and local historian, honorary citizen of Schwäbisch Gmünd
  • Arthur Mayer (1911-1998), psychologist

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ Das Land Baden-Württemberg. Amtliche Beschreibung nach Kreisen und Gemeinden. Band III: Regierungsbezirk Stuttgart, Regionalverband Mittlerer Neckar. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart 1978, ISBN 3-17-004758-2. S. 308–309