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Reutlingen is the capital of the county of Reutlingen, which covers a wide area including parts of the Schwaebische Alb. Reutlingen has always been an industrial city and a center for the textile industry. It has attracted a lot of people from the small towns around, which either moved there or at least went to work there.
There are several separate pages for villages which has been independent and now are part of the city of Reutligen as Betzingen, Bronnweiler, Goenningen, Ohmenhausen and Reicheneck.
On the official website there is a special chapter called “Stadtarchiv” which covers the history of Reutlingen.

Historical Society / Geschichtsverein Reutlingen
The historical Society in Reutlingen was founded in 1899. On their website they provide helpful information about Reutlingen today and in the past.


Unfortunately I still have some gaps in Reutlingen. So more research has to be done to make final statements.


Stadt Reutlingen
Marktplatz 22
72764 Reutlingen
Phone: +49 7121 303-0
Email: stadt@reutlingen.de
Website: https://www.reutlingen.de/willkommen

Lutheran Parish

Evangelisches Dekanatamt Reutlingen
Lederstr. 81
72764 Reutlingen
Phone: +49 7121 3124-40
Email: ev.dekanat@kirche-reutlingen.de
Website: http://www2.kirche-reutlingen.de/
The Lutheran parish records are available locally, but they may not accessible to the public. Copies of the books and registers have been microfilmed by the Wuerttembergische Evangelische Kirche. Copies of the microfilms are also available via the Mormon church.

Last names of Emigrants in my database


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