Dreisbach is located in Germany
Coordinates 50°37′0″N 7°55′54″E / 50.616667°N 7.93167°E / 50.616667; 7.93167Coordinates: 50°37′0″N 7°55′54″E / 50.616667°N 7.93167°E / 50.616667; 7.93167
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Bad Marienberg (Westerwald)
Mayor Kurt Wagner
Basic statistics
Area 4.62 km2 (1.78 sq mi)
Elevation 440 m  (1444 ft)
Population 582 (31 December 2010)[1]
 - Density 126 /km2 (326 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate WW
Postal code 56472
Area code 02661
Website www.bad-marienberg.de

Dreisbach is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.




The community lies in the Westerwald between Limburg and Siegen. The river Nister, which is part of the river Sieg’s drainage basin flows from east to west through the municipal area. Dreisbach belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Bad Marienberg, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.


In 1252, Dreisbach had its first documentary mention.


Community council

The council is made up of 12 council members who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 7 June 2009.

Economy and infrastructure


South of the community runs Bundesstraße 255, which leads from Montabaur to Herborn. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Montabaur on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt), some 22 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.


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This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.

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