Scheibbs (German pronunciation: [ʃaɪ̯ps] (listen)) is a town in Austria in the Scheibbs district of Lower Austria. In 1886, it became the first town in Austria to have street lighting powered by electricity.

Scheibbs
Old Town of Scheibbs
Old Town of Scheibbs
Coat of arms of Scheibbs
Scheibbs is located in Austria
Scheibbs
Scheibbs
Location within Austria
Scheibbs is located in Lower Austria
Scheibbs
Scheibbs
Location within Lower Austria
Coordinates: 48°00′00″N 15°10′00″E / 48.00000°N 15.16667°E / 48.00000; 15.16667Coordinates: 48°00′00″N 15°10′00″E / 48.00000°N 15.16667°E / 48.00000; 15.16667
CountryAustria
StateLower Austria
DistrictScheibbs
Government
 • MayorFranz Aigner (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total45.88 km2 (17.71 sq mi)
Elevation
339 m (1,112 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total4,196
 • Density91/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
3270
Area code07482
Vehicle registrationSB
Websitewww.scheibbs.com

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
18693,076—    
18803,259+5.9%
18903,489+7.1%
19003,776+8.2%
19104,061+7.5%
19233,703−8.8%
19343,720+0.5%
19393,615−2.8%
19514,047+12.0%
19614,101+1.3%
19714,445+8.4%
19814,515+1.6%
19914,389−2.8%
20014,331−1.3%
20114,236−2.2%
20214,122−2.7%

MayorsEdit

  • 1950-1965: Anton Herok
  • 1965-1983: Alois Derfler
  • 1983-2007: Leopold Gansch
  • 2007-2009: Johann Schragl
  • 2009-2019: Christine Dünwald
  • since 2019: Franz Aigner

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Scheibbs is twinned with:

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

 
Johann Heinrich Schmelzer
 
Franz Schuh in 1843

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dauersiedlungsraum der Gemeinden Politischen Bezirke und Bundesländer - Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Einwohnerzahl 1.1.2018 nach Gemeinden mit Status, Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 9 March 2019.