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Coat of arms of Kornwestheim
Karte des Stadtgebiets
Kornwestheim is located in Germany
Kornwestheim is located in Baden-Württemberg
Coordinates: 48.8598°0′0″N 9.1852°0′0″E / 48.85980°N 9.18520°E / 48.85980; 9.18520Coordinates: 48.8598°0′0″N 9.1852°0′0″E / 48.85980°N 9.18520°E / 48.85980; 9.18520
Admin. regionStuttgart
 • Lord mayorUrsula Keck
 • Total14.64 km2 (5.65 sq mi)
297 m (974 ft)
 • Total33,681
 • Density2,300/km2 (6,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
Dialling codes07154
Vehicle registrationLB

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 | change 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 | change 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 | change 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 | change 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 | change 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

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2021" [Population by nationality and sex as of December 31, 2021] (CSV) (in German). Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg. June 2022.

Other websites[change | change source]

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