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


The road Mammelzen village lies on 236 m height, about three kilometers north-east of the Old Church. At the local church still includes in addition to the eponymous site, the higher districts hut Mayrhofen and Reuffelbach. Parts of southern hamlet Ziegelhuette are already on the territory of the city Old churches. Other neighboring towns are Eichelhardt the northwest, Sörth in the west and low in the north west of Erbach Mammelzen.


The first mention of Mammelzen was made in 1430 in miracles book of the Church to Hilgenroth as Mammelshausen, hut Mayrhofen 1427 itself source. Reuffelbach 1528 is mentioned at the Tithe survey for the Count Sayn. The suffixes -hausen and hofen suggest a settlement period around the 12th century, while settlements emerged with the ending- bach only from the 14th century.

By order of the Prussian state the three places in 1938 were pooled.

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

Parish council

The local council in Mammelzen consists of 16 council members, who were elected at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009 a proportional representation, and the honorary mayor as chairman. The 16 seats in the municipal council are divided into two groups of voters.


Originally agriculturally dominated town developed in recent decades to a residential and commercial center with the usual assignment on industrial and commercial establishments. By 2007, four farms had received.


List of cultural monuments in Mammelzen