Open main menu

Walheim is a town in the district of Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany with a considerable viticulture. Besides the village Walheim there are no other places belonging to the municipal area of Walheim.

Coat of arms of Walheim
Coat of arms
Location of Walheim
Walheim is located in Germany
Walheim is located in Baden-Württemberg
Coordinates: 49°0′42″N 9°9′10″E / 49.01167°N 9.15278°E / 49.01167; 9.15278Coordinates: 49°0′42″N 9°9′10″E / 49.01167°N 9.15278°E / 49.01167; 9.15278
Admin. regionStuttgart
 • MayorAlbrecht Dautel
 • Total6.13 km2 (2.37 sq mi)
183 m (600 ft)
 • Total3,264
 • Density530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
Dialling codes07143
Vehicle registrationLB


Geography and climateEdit

Walheim is situated in a height of 171 to 260 meters between the Neckar and the vineyards. The annual average temperature is 9.5 °C (49 °F) and the annual rainfall amounts to 700 l/m². Due to the mild climate the Walheim forest does not feature naturally located conifers, but mixed forest with a fairly big amount of oaks.

Historical geographyEdit

The abandoned village Dambach is situated in the municipal area of Walheim.


Already in the Neolithic Age around 4000 to 2500 BC the area of Walheim was populated. A female skeleton found in 1980 has been dated to 1500 BC and therefore belongs to the Bronze Age. Starting 450 BC Celtic defense and living facilities have been built.

Lots of vestiges of the Romans can be found in Walheim: There are remnants of two Roman castra and a vast civil settlement. During the period of 85 to 120 AC the area of Walheim was an important emporium.

As from 233 AC the Alamanni began to settle the territory and in 496 AC the region became Franconian.

Economy and infrastructureEdit

Walheim is a town with a significant viticulture. Close by the town the Walheim power plant is located.

Walheim Power Plant


Sons and daughters of the communityEdit

Johannes Christoph Harpprecht in 1628

People who work or have worked in WalheimEdit

  • Philipp Ludwig Hermann Röder (1755-1831), from 1811 priest in Walheim


  1. ^ "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2017". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). 2018.