Isert is a municipality in the district of Old Churches ( Westerwald) in Rhineland- Palatinate. It belongs to the municipality Old churches.

Geographical location

Isert lies in a meadow valley surrounded by several forest areas, a few hundred meters from the main road 256 between old churches and Roth at the victory. Other neighboring towns are helmets Rother height in the north, the south and Eichelhardt Racksen in the northwest.

To Isert include the districts Kohlhardt and sun room.


The name is derived from the previous Isert Eissenrodt, which suggests that iron was mined here earlier. Old Rennöfen in Marienthal forest prove this.

The development of the population, the values ​​from 1871 to 1987 based on population censuses:

Parish council

The local council in Isert consists of six council members, who were elected at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009 by majority vote, and the honorary mayor as chairman.


Isert is still an agricultural center with full-time and part-time cultivated areas, supplemented by a number of smaller commercial establishments.


In Isert there is a weather station (rain radar).

→ List of cultural monuments in Isert

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