|NEUENSTADT am Kocher incorporating STEIN AM KOCHER:: Neuenstadt, the villages of Stein am Kocher, Kochertürn, Cleversulzbach and Bürg and the hamlets Brambacher Hof (part of Kochertürn), Buchhof and Lobenbacher Hof (part of Stein|
49°14' N 9°20' E. Neuenstadt, usually known as Neuenstadt am Kocher (and until as late as 1800 also known as Neuenstadt an der großen Linde) incorporating STEIN AM KOCHER is a town with 9,600 inhabitants on the Kocher river in the east of the District of Heilbronn on a hill where the Brettach flows into the Kocher river. Neuenstadt, the villages of Stein am Kocher, Kochertürn, Cleversulzbach and Bürg and the hamlets Brambacher Hof (part of Kochertürn), Buchhof and Lobenbacher Hof (part of Stein) all are parts. The name Neuenstadt derives from the "neue Stadt" or "New Town" in English. The fortified stronghold of Neuenstadt came under heavy fire in April 1945 with nearly 80% of the old town was destroyed. During fighting one of the wires holding up the legendary lime tree outside the gates of the town, which had given the town part of its name in medieval times was destroyed and the tree destroyed in a storm. Wikipedia. [Mar 2013]
74196 Baden-Württemberg (Gerz, Peters).
DISTRICT: Heilbronn.[Researched and translated from German July 2008]
LOCATION OF CEMETERY: 1 km outside village, beside Kressbacher Strasse (Detail).
IN USE: From around 1810 until 1934.
NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 101. Oldest dated gravestone 1812.
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