Hattersheim Am Main
Hattersheim am Main
Water works Hattersheim
Water works Hattersheim
Coat of arms of Hattersheim am Main
Coat of arms
Hattersheim am Main   is located in Germany
Hattersheim am Main
Hattersheim am Main
Location of Hattersheim am Main within Main-Taunus-Kreis district
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Coordinates: 50°04?N 08°28?E / 50.067°N 8.467°E / 50.067; 8.467Coordinates: 50°04?N 08°28?E / 50.067°N 8.467°E / 50.067; 8.467
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Darmstadt
District Main-Taunus-Kreis
Government
 o Mayor Antje Köster
Area
 o Total 15.82 km2 (6.11 sq mi)
Elevation 100 m (300 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 o Total 27,312
 o Density 1,700/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 65795
Dialling codes 06190, 06145
Vehicle registration MTK
Website www.hattersheim.de

Hattersheim am Main is a town in the Main-Taunus district, Hesse (Germany) and part of the Frankfurt Rhein-Main urban area.

Geography

Neighbouring towns

Hattersheim borders the city of Frankfurt in the northeast, in the southeast with Kelsterbach, in the southwest with Raunheim (both are in the district of Groß-Gerau). The western neighboring towns are Flörsheim, Hofheim and Kriftel.

Town districts

In 1972 the villages of Okriftel und Eddersheim, both situated next to the river Main, were incorporated into Hattersheim. Since then the town has been called Hattersheim am Main. Hattersheim consists of three districts: Eddersheim, Hattersheim und Okriftel.

Eddersheim

4944 people lived here in 2004. There is a lock on the river Main near the village's center. The engineer and inventor Anton Flettner was born in Eddersheim.

Okriftel

7561 people lived here in 2007. You can cross the river Main by ferry. The town on the other side of the river is Kelsterbach. The ferry boat operates in summer time on Sundays.

History

A former industrial chocolate production of Sarotti chocolate and the Sarotti-Moor (Mohr) took place in Hattersheim am Main. With the change of the majority stockholding, in 1929, the factory merged to Nestlé. The factory in Hattersheim was in the 1960s one of the biggest companies in Hattersheim and Main-Taunus district with a workforce up to 2,000 workers. The factory was closed down in 1994 and currently it was designated a historic site in Hesse.[2]

Population (as of 31. December)

  • 1998 - 24.687
  • 1999 - 24.756
  • 2000 - 24.752
  • 2001 - 24.858
  • 2002 - 25.093
  • 2003 - 25.059
  • 2004 - 25.161

People born in Hattersheim

References

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