|• Lord Mayor||Ursula Keck|
|• Total||14.64 km2 (5.65 sq mi)|
|Elevation||297 m (974 ft)|
|• Density||2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
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 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]
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