Schorndorf

Schorndorf is a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located approximately 26 km east of Stuttgart. Its train station is the terminus of the S2 line of the Stuttgart S-Bahn.

Schorndorf
Town hall on the Markt Square
Town hall on the Markt Square
Coat of arms of Schorndorf
Coat of arms
Location of Schorndorf
Schorndorf is located in Germany
Schorndorf
Schorndorf
Schorndorf is located in Baden-Württemberg
Schorndorf
Schorndorf
Coordinates: 48°48′N 09°32′E / 48.800°N 9.533°E / 48.800; 9.533Coordinates: 48°48′N 09°32′E / 48.800°N 9.533°E / 48.800; 9.533
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictRems-Murr-Kreis
SubdivisionsTown and 7 quarters
Government
 • MayorMatthias Klopfer (SPD)
Area
 • Total56.86 km2 (21.95 sq mi)
Elevation
256 m (840 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total39,775
 • Density700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
73601–73614
Dialling codes07181
Vehicle registrationWN
Websitewww.schorndorf.de

The town is also sometimes referred to as Die Daimlerstadt (The Daimler Town in English), as it is the town in which Gottlieb Daimler (1834–1900) was born.

DemographicsEdit

The numbers of inhabitants are estimates, census results (1871–1970 and 1987) or data from statistical office[2]‎ Before 1871 the results are only from the core town.

Year Number of inhabitants
1463 c. 2,000
1514 c. 3,000
1618 c. 5,000
1701 2,132
1803 3,434
1834 3,777
1849 3,617
1 December 1871 7,672
1 December 1890 8,777
1 December 1900 9,704
1 December 1910 10,884
16 June 1925 11,568
16 June 1933 12,319
Year Number of inhabitants
17 May 1939 13,186
13 September 1950 19,942
6 June 1961 26,384
27 May 1970 31,149
31 December 1975 32,918
31 December 1980 33,631
27 May 1987 35,759
31 December 1990 37,687
31 December 1995 38,005
31 December 2000 38,852
31 December 2005 39,305
31 December 2010 39,236

MayorsEdit

  • 1819–1821: Christian Rapp (politician) (1771–1853)
  • 1821–1828: Gottlieb Friedrich von Stum (1791–1849)
  • 1828–1845: Philipp Friedrich Palm (1759–1845)
  • 1845–1866:
  • 1866–1872: Johannes Frasch
  • 1879–1903: Jakob Friz
  • 1903–1905: Heinrich Beisswanger
  • 1905–1933: Jakob Raible (1870–1949)
  • 1933–1945: Richard Beeg (1888–1945)
  • 1945: Walter Arnold (entrepreneur) (1891–1973)
  • 1945–1948: Gottlob Kamm (SPD) (1897–1973)
  • 1948–1954: Emil Hayer (1887–1977)
  • 1954–1962: Franz Illenberger (1902–1974)
  • 1962–1982: Rudolf Bayler (1917–2007)
  • 1982–1990: Reinhard Hanke (SPD) (born 1940)
  • 1990–2006: Winfried Kübler (CDU) (born 1939)
  • since 2006: Matthias Klopfer (SPD) (born 1968)

Places of interestEdit

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Schorndorf is twinned with:[3]

Notable peopleEdit

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2019". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). September 2020.
  2. ^ Statistik Kommunal 2010
  3. ^ "Partnerstädte der Stadt Schorndorf". schorndorf.de (in German). Schorndorf. Retrieved 2021-03-20. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)