Bullenkuhlen is a municipality in the district of Pinneberg, in Schleswig -Holstein.

Geography and transport

Bullenkuhlen located about 5 km east of Elmshorn in a rural environment. Between Bullenkuhlen and Elmshorn the federal highway 23 runs in the direction of Hamburg Heath.


1588 the village was first mentioned as " bull - Kuhlen " documentary. 1647 it is called the present name Bullenkuhlen. The town is located on the historic Ox Road. Its name probably derives from the ponds at the Krückau from where the oxen were soaked.


Since the local elections of 2013, the voters Community BWB has all nine seats in the municipal council.

Coat of arms

Blazon: "In a narrow green silver wave beams, about a silver bull head. "


In Bullenkuhlen the Forestry Office Rantzau has since 1810 his seat It consists of five forest districts who cultivate 5200 hectares of forest. End of 2007, the Forestry Department was dissolved.