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Marxzell

Marxzell
Coat of arms of Marxzell
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Marxzell   is located in Germany
Marxzell
Marxzell
Coordinates:
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Karlsruhe
Subdivisions 7
Government
 • Mayor Raimund Schuster
Area
 • Total 34.92 km2 (13.48 sq mi)
Elevation 364 m (1,194 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,005
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 76359
Dialling codes 07248
Vehicle registration KA
Website www.marxzell.de

Marxzell is a municipality in the district of Karlsruhe in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • History 2
  • Politics 3
    • Local Council 3.1
  • Transport 4
  • Personalities 5
    • Notable residents 5.1
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Geography

Marxzell is located on the Alb (Albtal) and on the heights of the North Black Forest (German Nordschwarzwald).

Marxzell is an amalgamation of seven subdivisions: Marxzell in the Albtal and Burbach; Pfaffenrot and Schielberg on the surrounding heights of the Black Forest; and Weiler Fischweier, Steinhäusle and Frauenalb in the valley.

History

Marxzell was first mentioned in historical records in 1255. During this time a monastery existed at Frauenalb and had power over the town. After the Reformation and the subsequent country division, Marxzell in 1535 was located on the line division with a split government. When the monastery was repaired in 1631, it recovered the domination or power over the town.

In 1803 as consequence of German Mediatisation (German Reichsdeputationshauptschluss), the monastery was removed of all its power, and Marxzell came under rule of Grand Duke of Baden. There it was first ruled by the Margrave, Elector and Grand Duke of Ettlingen and since 1937 by the County of Karlsruhe.

Politics

Local Council

The local election on 25 May 2014 brought the following result:

Party Votes % % Gain from 2009
Freie Wähler (FW) 71.89% +5.29%
Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands (CDU) 28.11% -5.29%

Transport

Marxzell is connected to the city of Karlsruhe and the town of Bad Herrenalb by the S1 branch of the Albtalbahn, an electric railway that forms part of the Karlsruhe Stadtbahn.[2]

Burbach, Pfaffenrot and Schielberg are connected with a bus service to the train station Marxzell. The bus service have the line number 114.

Personalities

Notable residents

  • Prälat Heinz Axtmann
  • Otto Baldinus
  • Pfarrer Heinrich Hall (†1983)
  • Pfarrer Emil Krämer († 1987)
  • Friedrich Fauser († 1988)
  • Bürgermeister Max Brandel († 1988)
  • Bürgermeister Ignaz Weingärtner († 1995)
  • Emil Kunz († 2003)
  • Ortsvorsteher Otto Fluderer († 2004)


Sons and daughters of the community

  • Franz Boos (1753 – 1832)
  • Adolf Franz Samwer (1895 – 1958)
  • Egon Schallmayer (* 1951)

References

  1. ^ "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31.12.2012 (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)".  
  2. ^ Eisenbahnatlas Deutschland. Verlag Schweers + Wall GmbH. 2009. p. 93.  

External links

  • Marxzell WorldHeritage Article(German)
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