Eibelstadt (German pronunciation: [ˈaɪ̯bl̩ˌʃtat] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is a town in the district of Würzburg, in Bavaria, Germany.

Coat of arms of Eibelstadt
Location of Eibelstadt within Würzburg district
Eibelstadt in WÜ.svg
Eibelstadt is located in Germany
Eibelstadt is located in Bavaria
Coordinates: 49°43′25.97″N 10°0′3.35″E / 49.7238806°N 10.0009306°E / 49.7238806; 10.0009306Coordinates: 49°43′25.97″N 10°0′3.35″E / 49.7238806°N 10.0009306°E / 49.7238806; 10.0009306
Admin. regionUnterfranken
Municipal assoc.Eibelstadt
 • Mayor (2020–26) Markus Schenk[1] (CSU)
 • Total7.07 km2 (2.73 sq mi)
180 m (590 ft)
 • Total3,094
 • Density440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
Dialling codes09303
Vehicle registration


Eibelstadt is situated among vineyards on the right bank of the Main, 10 km southeast of Würzburg.


The city was founded in 787 in the time of Charles the Great. In 1434 German Emperor Sigismund bestowed municipal rights after the civilians had supported his war against the Hussites. In the course of an administrative reform in Bavaria today's municipality was built in 1818.

Population dynamicsEdit

  • 1970: 2.023
  • 1987: 2.279
  • 2000: 2.838
  • 2005: 2.886
  • 2010: 2.813
  • 2015: 3.022
Eibelstadt Town hall


Heinz Koch (SPD) has been the mayor of Eibelstadt 1990-2014. Since 2014 Markus Schenk (CSU) is the mayor.

City councilEdit

The 14 seats of the city council are distributed among the parties as follows:

  • CSU 7 seats
  • SPD 4 seats
  • Alliance 90/The Greens 4 seats
  • FDP 1 seat

(as of March 2020)

Coat of armsEdit

The coat of arms consists of a half of a black lion with a golden crown. He grasps a rounded grape-vine with leaves and blue grapes in his pawns.

Sights and cultureEdit


  • completely preserved city wall (including the "Kereturm" (tower) from 1573)
  • city square with a golden Marian column
  • baroque building which used to be the location of the "Würzburger Domkapitel" (Würzburg Cathedral chapter)
  • Church St. Nikolaus


  • Museum of local history
  • City archive


Two male choirs (ATGV and Liederkranz), one female choir (Allgemeiner Turn- und Gesangverein Eibelstadt), two mixed choirs (Heart and Soul; Sound of Downtown) as well as a two traditional bands.

Economy & Public transportEdit


In 1998 927 people were subject to social contribution, out of which 23 people were working in agriculture, 169 in industry, 274 in commerce and 153 people in other areas. There are six businesses in the building sector and 62 in agriculture. For agriculture, 140 hectares (350 acres) were in use, including 120 hectares (300 acres) for vineyards.

Public transportEdit

The city is located at the Bundesstraße B 13, approximately 2 km from the highway exit "Würzburg-Randersacker" of the Autobahn A3. The closest train station can be found in Winterhausen, about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from Eibelstadt.


  • Kindergarten including a nursery school
  • Elementary school: 11 teachers and 274 students
  • Library

Higher education available in Ochsenfurt and Würzburg.

Notable citizensEdit

  • Maximilian Englert - Crown Prince of Eibelstadt


  1. ^ Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik (in German). June 2021.