1. Sulzbach

Since the year 1600, the name „Sulzbach“ has been used for the creek that flows lengthways through Kottweiler-Schwanden and flows into the Moorbach in Steinwenden. The name „Bihlbach“ was popular…

2. Bärenbusch (bear bush)

Popularly called „Bäärebusch“. The root word „bush“ was used to describe the wood or forest that lies on the hill that separates the valley Sulzbachtal from the valley Hainbuchental coming…

3. Ochsenbach

There is no distinct creek with this name. The name Ochsenbach (exen creek) stands for the location where the creeks Sulzbach and Hainbuchentaler Bach flow together, flow a few meters…

4. Herrenwoog

Popularly Im / Am / De Woog The word Woog comes from the Middle High German „wac, wage“, which means something like pond. Before the Thirty Years‘ War, the three…

5. Pferchäcker

In the 18th century, the three-field farming with cattle drives was still prevalent in Kottweiler and Schwanden which meant the houses had no stables and there was no stable feeding…

6. Braunenberg

Between the two basins “Bruchwiese” and “Alter Weiher” on the Schwenderbach steep slope, the “Braunenberg” rises up to a height of 302 meters. At the time of the original cadastre,…

7. Im alten Weiher

Vernacular: In de Altwiss Between Fuchshübel and Braunenberg, an approximately 250-meter-long side valley runs up the steep slope from the Schwenderbach creek. In the early 18th century, a fish pond…