Hattstedtermarsch (Danish: Hatsted Marsk, Frisian: Haatstinger Määrsch ) is a municipality in the district of North Friesland Schleswig -Holstein.

  • 4.1 Tourism
  • 4.2 traffic


The municipality is located north of Husum in the glacial valley of Arlau and is limited in the area of ​​populated polders through this to the north. In contrast, the northern Beltringharder polder dike of Arlau- Speichbeckens forms the southern boundary of the municipality. The western boundary marks today the country's protection dike of Beltringharder Koogs.

The settlement structure of Hattstedtermarsch is characterized by several smaller clusters of houses, each on roads or previous dike lines, on mounds and ancient sandbars. In addition, there are also many single standing houses and farms.

A portion of the designated as a nature reserve Beltringharder Koogs, and the Hattstedter New polder and the day designated by the municipality names former Hattstedter Age enclosed land located in the municipality. In the past, this area was part of the former prefecture of Southshore Goes Harde.


The history of Hattstedtermarsch goes back to the reclamation of two polders. The today the name of the community supporting Hattstedter age polder was reclaimed from the sea in the second half of the 15th century. A short time later, in 1500, the Bedeichung of Hattstedter New polder was (popularly due to its location to the older settlement area also Nordkoog called ).

First settlement activities in the then still largely unbedeichten march bay in front of the eponymous Geestrand settlement Hattstedt there were previously. So it is now believed that even wirtschafteten Anglo-Saxons in this area before the 5th century.

From this point on, but simply add a couple centuries pass to church planting. First collaboratively organizing task was to water management ( drainage). In particular, the difficulties in this area took a community approach is necessary. Thus, the individual settlements of this region joined to the end of the 18th century together to Hattstedtermarsch - Commüne, a special purpose association, which was responsible for this task pane. This later became known as a village community formed the origin of the stem, founded in 1934, independent rural municipality in the district of Hattstedt. After dissolution of the magisterial districts in 1948, the church became part of the parish community Hattstedt country that still renamed to Office Hattstedt in the same year. The village belonged to the circle as well as the Office Husum, from 1970 to the district of North Friesland.

In particular, the severe storm surges from the years 1962 and 1976 paved the coast guards of the region a major headache. Especially the vulnerable with many curves outer dike line in the area of ​​Hattstedter New polder was highly susceptible to levee breaches. For this reason, plans for reclamation of the entire Nordstrander Bay were created, which led to the construction of the partially belonging to the municipality Beltringharder Koogs.

Today is further banned march districts in North Frisia with the new polder both the risk of flooding. At the same time, the new polder is an excellent development opportunity for the community in the field of tourism.


Municipal council

Of the nine seats in the municipal council voters Community WGH had since the municipal election 2008, seven seats and the voter community WGHGr two. In the local elections on May 26, 2013 ran only the WGH. With a turnout of 51.3 percent, she won nine seats.


For the election period 2013-2018 in January Ingwersen ( WGH ) was elected mayor. He succeeded on Elline Lorenzen, who has been appointed Honorary Mayor.

Economy and infrastructure

Agriculture was once the main source of income. However, it has undergone in recent decades, a major structural change, reducing their importance has declined as a whole. But have established other industries proliferated in recent years. Small businesses have formed mainly in the sectors of tourism and crafts, to a lesser extent also in the field of wind energy.


Directly on Beltringharder polder and the Arlau the famous hotel is Arlau- lock. There are also many private apartments and houses.

With the reclamation of the Beltringharder Koog 1987 Hattstedtermarsch has lost its swimming holes and thus an attraction. In the meantime, find the nearest swimming holes near the church in Schobüll or at Lüttmoorsiel.

But active vacationers continue to offer sports and leisure facilities. The wide and partly curvy road network is suitable for bicycle or motorcycle riding or inline skating. The waters of the Arlau or Jelstroms offer opportunities for fishing. The Arlau is also suitable for small canoe trips. Nature lovers will excursions in Beltringharder polder at their expense.


Through the territory of the Hattstedtermarsch run with the B 5 and the Marschbahn the main thoroughfares of the west coast of Schleswig -Holstein. The current course of the main road today marks the border with the so-called Easter march, a section of the Hattstedter age polder. The Bundesverkahrswegeplanung foresees a realignment of the B 5 for the future. It is then further east for the most part directly adjacent to the railway line. With the transfer of the mission is to strengthen the neighboring villages Hattstedt or Struckum, as well as relieve to the north and Breklum Bredstedt from through traffic. The remaining roads in the municipality are relatively narrow but solid construction executed farm roads.