Spiegelberg (German: mirror hill) is a town in the district of Rems-Murr in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Spiegelberg
Coat of arms of Spiegelberg
Coat of arms
Location of Spiegelberg
Spiegelberg is located in Germany
Spiegelberg
Spiegelberg
Spiegelberg is located in Baden-Württemberg
Spiegelberg
Spiegelberg
Coordinates: 49°02′15″N 09°26′45″E / 49.03750°N 9.44583°E / 49.03750; 9.44583Coordinates: 49°02′15″N 09°26′45″E / 49.03750°N 9.44583°E / 49.03750; 9.44583
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictRems-Murr-Kreis
Government
 • MayorUwe Bossert
Area
 • Total28.22 km2 (10.90 sq mi)
Elevation
383 m (1,257 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,111
 • Density75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
71579
Dialling codes07194
Vehicle registrationWN
Websitewww.gemeinde-spiegelberg.de
Church of Spiegelberg
Village of Jux in 1900

The name of the town refers to 18th century glass production on the hills, with mirror polishing being done in the valley of the Lauter river.

Situated in Swabian-Franconian Forest Nature Park, the community of Spiegelberg comprises 12 separate villages and farms: Spiegelberg, the villages of Eisenlautern, Großhöchberg, Hüttlen, Obere Roßstaig, Roßstaig, Vorderbüchelberg, Gieshof and Dauernberg, which was incorporated in 1977. On the hilltops to the west, there are also the villages of Nassach, Kurzach and Jux.[2]

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. 556–557