Kornwestheim

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Kornwestheim
Coat of arms of Kornwestheim
Kornwestheim is located in Germany
Kornwestheim
Coordinates 48.8598°0′0″N 9.1852°0′0″E / 48.8598°N 9.1852°E / 48.8598; 9.1852
Administration
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Ludwigsburg
Lord Mayor Ursula Keck
Basic statistics
Area 14.64 km2 (5.65 sq mi)
Elevation 297 m  (974 ft)
Population 30,789  (31 December 2005)
 - Density 2,103 /km2 (5,447 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate LB
Postal codes 70797–70806
Area code 07154
Website www.kornwestheim.de
Karte des Stadtgebiets
Karte des Stadtgebiets

Kornwestheim is a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is the third largest town of the Ludwigsburg district, behind Ludwigsburg and Bietigheim Bissingen.

Since 1956, Kornwestheim has been an administrative district town in Baden-Württemberg.

Geography[change | edit source]

Kornwestheim lies about 10 km in the north of Stuttgart. In the southwest Neckarbecken at the east edge of the Strohgäus within the Langes Feld. In the town, the Gänsbach flows east towards the Neckar.

Neighbouring towns[change | edit source]

The following towns and municipalities share a border with Kornwestheim (clockwise beginning in the west): Möglingen, Ludwigsburg and Remseck at the Neckar (all district Ludwigsburg) as well as Stuttgart (urban area)

Town layout[change | edit source]

The municipality of Kornwestheim consists of the town centre and Pattonville. The latter became a part of Kornwestheim only at the beginning of the 1990s, having belonged to the Gemarkung Aldingen initially. The settlement was established in 1954 by the US army. After their departure a Company bought the area from the Federal Republic of Germany and divided it between the towns of Kornwestheim and Remseck am Neckar. Pattonville has since been converted from a military to a civilian settlement.

Town hall tower[change | edit source]

The city hall tower

The tower of Kornwestheim's town hall was built in the year 1935 by the architect Paul Bonatz. It serves not only as town hall tower, but also as water tower with a container of 800 cubic meters volumes and as clock tower.

Population[change | edit source]

The development of the inhabitants in Kornwestheim
Year Inhabitants
17 May 1939 ¹ 14.706
December 1945 12.622
13 September 1950 ¹ 20.734
6 June 1961 ¹ 26.296
2 May 1970 ¹ 28.843
31. December 1975 27.771
31 December 1980 27.037
27 May 1987 ¹ 28.061
31 December 1990 29.198
31 December 1995 29.818
31 December 2000 29.863
31 December 2005 30.789