Rascheid

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Rascheid
Coat of arms of Rascheid
Coat of arms
Rascheid is located in Germany
Rascheid
Rascheid
Location of Rascheid within Trier-Saarburg district
Rascheid in TR.svg
Coordinates: 49°42′51″N 6°56′10″E / 49.71417°N 6.93611°E / 49.71417; 6.93611Coordinates: 49°42′51″N 6°56′10″E / 49.71417°N 6.93611°E / 49.71417; 6.93611
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictTrier-Saarburg
Municipal assoc.Hermeskeil
Government
 • MayorAndreas Ludwig
Area
 • Total8.05 km2 (3.11 sq mi)
Elevation463 m (1,519 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total468
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes54413
Dialling codes06586
Vehicle registrationTR
Websitewww.rascheid.de

Rascheid is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde Hermeskeil and is an officially recognized tourist resort.

Geography[edit]

The domiciles Bahnhof Rascheid and Rauschmühle do also belong to Rascheid.

History[edit]

According to a document of 980, the village and church belonged to the St. Paulin Abbey in Trier. In the Middle Ages, the town and church belonged to the Neumagen regime, in the fifteenth century to the villagers of Hunolstein, and later to the counts of Sayn-Wittgenstein.

Population Development Statistics

Development of the population of Rascheid, the values from 1871 to 1987 are based on censuses:

Year Residents
1815 263
1835 361
1871 388
1905 443
1939 513
Year Residents
1950 494
1961 499
1970 545
1987 534
2005 542

Politics[edit]

Town Council[edit]

The town council in Rascheid consists of eight councilors, who were elected by a majority vote in the municipal elections on 25 May 2014, as well as the village's mayor as chairman. Up to 2014 the municipal council consisted of twelve council members.

Clubs[edit]

  • FCK-Fanclub Zapp-Za-Rapp (Soccer Fanclub FCK)
  • Förderverein "Rascheider Ringweg" (friends' association "Rascheider Ringweg")
  • Förderverein Fw. Feuerwehr (friends' association voluntary fire brigade)
  • Gesangverein Rascheid e.V. 1931 (Choir)
  • Jugendclub (Youth Club)
  • Karnevalverein Rascheid (Carnival Club)
  • Katholische Frauengemeinschaft (catholic female community)
  • KEB Rascheid (catholic adult education)
  • Musikverein Rascheid 1928 e. V. (Orchestra)
  • Sportverein Rascheid 1947 e.V. (Sports Club)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2017 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2018.