Eschau

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Eschau
Coat of arms of Eschau
Location of Eschau within Miltenberg district
Eschau in MIL.svg
Eschau is located in Germany
Eschau
Eschau
Eschau is located in Bavaria
Eschau
Eschau
Coordinates: 49°49′13″N 9°15′26″E / 49.82028°N 9.25722°E / 49.82028; 9.25722Coordinates: 49°49′13″N 9°15′26″E / 49.82028°N 9.25722°E / 49.82028; 9.25722
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionUnterfranken
DistrictMiltenberg
Subdivisions4 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Gerhard Rüth[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total38.12 km2 (14.72 sq mi)
Elevation
171 m (561 ft)
Population
 (2021-12-31)[2]
 • Total3,883
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
63863
Dialling codes09374
Vehicle registrationMIL
Websitewww.eschau.de

Eschau is a market community in the Miltenberg district in the Lower Franconia region in Bavaria, Germany. About 3,800 people live in Eschau.

Geography[change | change source]

Place[change | change source]

Eschau is in the Bavarian Lower Main (Bayerischer Untermain) region. The community is in the southwestern part of the Mittelgebirge Spessart. The river Elsava, a tributary of the Main, flows through the municipal territory. The main village is in the valley of the Elsava but the municipality extends into the wooded hills and encompasses the outlying village of Wildensee, to the east in the valley of the Aubach.

Subdivisions[change | change source]

The community has the five districts: Eschau, Hobbach, Oberaulenbach, Sommerau and Wildensee.

Eschau has ten Ortsteile: Eschau, Unteraulenbach, Wildenstein, Wildenthal, Hobbach, Oberaulenbach, Sommerau, Schafhof, Wildensee and Hofwildensee.

Neighbouring communities[change | change source]

Eschau borders on (clockwise from the north): Heimbuchenthal, Dammbach, Altenbuch, Stadtprozelten, Dorfprozelten, Collenberg, Mönchberg and Elsenfeld. Except for the former two (Aschaffenburg district) these are all part of the Miltenberg district.

References[change | change source]

  1. Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. "Tabelle 12411-003r Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes: Gemeinden, Stichtag" (in German). Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik. June 2022.