Quick Born is a town in the district of Pinneberg, in Schleswig- Holstein ( Germany ).

  • 3.1 Population development
  • 3.2 Council Meeting
  • 3.3 Management Communities
  • 3.4 Coat of Arms
  • 3.5 flag
  • 3.6 Town twinning
  • 5.1 Media
  • 5.2 Education


The city of Quickborn about 21 km north- west of Hamburg, on the eastern edge of the circle Pinneberg, whose terms of area 's largest municipality is at the same time.

The city is situated on the main highway 7 between Hamburg and Neumünster. Quick Born is integrated over the line A1 of the suburban railway AKN and bus lines in the transport network of the Hamburg Transport Association.

Northwest of Quickborn is the Himmelmoor, the largest raised bog in Schleswig-Holstein (about 605 ha). It is used for peat extraction for a long time. A narrow-gauge railway was built by the moors for this purpose. South of the town is the 110 -acre nature reserve Holmmoor.

Quick Born is divided into three districts. In addition to the town center there is the more rural Quick Born- Renzel and Quick Born- heath, which consists primarily of single-family settlements and an important commercial area.


The annual rainfall is 836 mm, which is rather high, as it falls in the top third of the detected values ​​in Germany. At 70 % of the stations of the German Weather Service lower values ​​are registered. The driest month is February, the most rainfall comes in July. In July, falling 1.9 times more precipitation than in February. Precipitation varies moderately. At 63% of the monitoring stations, lower seasonal swings are recorded.


After the Schleswig-Holstein State Development Principles Act Quick Born is first order with partial functions of a sub- center since January 1 1974 the outskirts core. The town is also the development focus on the development axis Hamburg- cold churches in accordance with the resolutions of the Joint Regional Planning Council Hamburg Schleswig -Holstein. The law obliges the city Quickborn for its associated integration area - these are the communities Ellerau, Hasloh and Bilsen - perceive supply functions. The city Quickborn accomplishes this task by reproaches facilities with central local significance (eg, public library, medical center, outdoor swimming pool, schools ) and ensures the supply of electricity, gas and water.


Quickborn was mentioned for the first time on January 25, 1323 in a document. Church buildings have been proven since 1588, since 1809 is at a central location with the Marienkirche one of the few classical churches in Schleswig-Holstein in Quickborn.

On February 6, 1974, the city received city rights.

Population Development

( at December 31 )

Council Meeting

Of the 29 seats in the council, the CDU has been the municipal election held on May 26, 2013 14 seats. The SPD has eight seats, the Greens and the FDP four three seats. Citizens chief is Henning Meyn ( CDU). Quick Born belongs to the state election district of Pinneberg -Nord.

Management Communities

Quick Born results in an administrative Union since 1 January 2013, the administrative business of Bönningstedt and Hasloh.

Coat of arms

Blazon: " In red on a silver fountain pile which grows out of the center of a rectangular brick silvery fountain basin and on both sides of a jet of water in the arc emits into the basin, a sedentary golden owl in front view, accompanied by two silver Seeblättern. "

The central figure of the fountain in the arms of the municipality Quick Born is "talking " icon for the place name. This fact means "living Born" or " fast bubbling spring ". In the artificially combined "Born " refers to the fountain in the coat of arms. The 1369 first mentioned place was one of the main trade routes, the army way or Ochsenweg. This artery was of particular importance, because for centuries on their herds from Jutland to Hamburg were driven. When Quickbornerheide Tavern " Uhlenkrog " rested people and animals on their transit. To commemorate this, the place known beyond its borders -making, the owl stands in the inn crest. The two Seeblätter represent the two large bodies of water in the municipality, the " Grote Lake " and the " Luetten lake ". The colors mostly used in coats of arms are red and silver to highlight the belonging to Holstein.


Blazon: "In the midst of a white, top and bottom of a red stripe limited bunting the city arms, shifted slightly to the bar there."


Cities partnerships with

Culture and sights


Due to its proximity to Hamburg commute many residents in the Hanseatic city and find there their jobs. In Quickborn and its suburbs, there is only little agriculture, but also crafts, trade and service companies. The city has been particularly successful in recent years, also large and well known company located at the industrial area Halenberg, directly on the BAB 7 to locate:

  • Comdirect bank AG is headquartered in the city since its founding in 1994.
  • E.ON Hanse AG has since its founding in 2003, also its company headquarters here.
  • There are now in Quickborn many Internet senders that distribute nationally and even internationally their product range by mail order. The best known are mdmarketing.de ( Watches ), optilens.de ( contact lenses) and nordlaedchen.de (House & Garden Design). Due to the good infrastructure in Quickborn and close to Hamburg to find ideal for internet dealers conditions.

The city Quickborn has important supply functions for the surrounding communities. In order to make the city more attractive and to keep purchasing power in the town, the area around the station has been redesigned.


Quick Born has a variety of newspapers and advertising papers. As a regional daily newspapers, the Quickbornerheide Tageblatt appear ( Beig Verlag) as well as the Pinneberger newspaper ( as a side dish of hamburger Abendblatts from the Axel Springer Verlag). The display leaves with local editors, the Umschau ( Südholstein display sheet GmbH, SHZ publisher), the blickpunkt - quickborn (printing G. Sauerer GmbH), Tip ( Beig publisher), home mirror ( Südholstein display sheet GmbH, SHZ Verlag, Norderstedt ) appear, the Sunday Gazette ( Prima printing and Publishing ) and the city magazine Quick Born ( Regenta GmbH).


The city has all general local schools: three public primary schools, a Montessori primary school, a regional school, two high schools and one special school. A community college offers deals on adult education.

Fire department

The community Quickborn maintains a volunteer fire department with around 100 active volunteers to use. This makes the year between 150 and 200 inserts. The volunteer fire department also maintains a youth fire brigade with approximately 25 members.

Known Quickbornerheide

  • Diedrich Osmers (1904-1982), politician ( CDU), 1970-1978 Member of the Landtag of Lower Saxony
  • Franz Josef Degenhardt (1931-2011), singer and writer
  • Egon Christmann (* 1932 in Wattenheim; † 2006 Quick Born), German jazz trombonist and composer
  • Ingrid Roitzsch (1940-2011), politician (CDU )
  • Carlo von Tiedemann ( born 1943 ), presenter and actor
  • Alfred Lehmann ( * 1950 in Quickborn ), German politician ( CSU), since May 1, 2002 Mayor of Ingolstadt
  • Mike Kruger ( born 1951 ), comedian, actor and singer, lived for many years in Quickborn
  • Rudi Kargus ( b. 1952 ), football player
  • Thomas Doll (born 1966 ), football player and coach
  • Kai Lentrodt (* 1969), actor
  • Stefan Beinlich (born 1972 ), football player
  • Sascha Bertow (* 1976), handball players


As a synonym for Quick Born and owls city has been used. The reason: The owl is the emblem Quick Borns. Every year there after the summer holidays an owl and Marksmen.

Both the action of micro Berger's novel Growing - The seventh day ( Sonrrie Verlag, Bad Bramstedt, ISBN 978-3-936968-03-3 ) and the German novels about the time-traveling Christoph ( "Lost in History" ), refer to Quick Born and environment instead.