Welling, Germany

Welling is a municipality in the Rhineland-Palatinate district of Mayen -Koblenz. Welling belongs to the municipality May Field, which has its headquarters in the city Polch.

  • 3.1 municipal
  • 3.2 Coat of Arms


Welling is located two miles north of Polch above the Nettetal. The town extends up to 80 meters to the charming approach and extends to the east as well for a Cute south sloping ridge, where they. Altitudes between 190 m above sea Sea level and 235 m above sea level. NN includes. South rises between Welling and Cute the hill Horley (240 m above sea level. NN ). Geographically, can hardly forested municipal area almost completely assign the Pellenzhöhe, to the north, however, there is the transition to Pellenzsenke. At Welling is one of the living space yard Hochlayermühl.


The name of the village probably derives from the Latin Wallum ( German Wall ). Welling was first documented in the year 1247th

Territorial changes

On December 31, 1975, until then independent municipality Trimbs was incorporated as a village in the municipality of Welling. On April 1, 1994, this consists of two hamlets community Welling was dissolved and the communities Trimbs and Welling newly formed in the previous form.


Parish council

The local council in Welling consists of twelve council members, who were elected at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009 a proportional representation, and the honorary mayor as chairman.

Allocation of seats in the elected municipal council:

Coat of arms

The blazon is: " From silver to gold divided by blue wave bar, above a continuous, horizontally and vertically separate red beams cross, below 7 (4:3) as red diamonds bar ".

Until 1419 Welling belonged to the Counts of Virneburg. As a reminder are the Virneburger diamonds in the lower plate. As a result, the place until 1800 belonged to the Electorate of Trier, in the municipal crest symbolized by the Kurtrierer cross.

The wave bar symbolizes the river in the district.


  • Neo-Gothic Parish Church of St. Paulinus (built 1881-1883 ) with a 73 m high tower.
  • Remains of the former church of the 13th century, which were expanded into a war memorial chapel.