Westerhorn is a municipality in the district of Pinneberg, in Schleswig -Holstein.
Geography and transport
Westerhorn is located about 8 km northwest of Barmstedt and, together with the communities Brande- Hörnerkirchen, Osterhorn and Bokel to the Official Hörnerkirchen. The Kremper Au, the Wester Horner Bek flow through the community. Westerhorn consists of the districts Westerhorn and Dauenhof with the same station, which at the railway Hamburg- Altona - is Kiel / Flensburg and belongs to the Hamburg Transport Association - Neumünster. The Federal Highway 23 is with her driveway Hohenfelde ( Steinburg ) about three kilometers away. In planning the construction of the A20 to the north pass leads from the A 7 ( Bad Bramstedt ) to Westerhorn and continues over Gluckstadt under the Elbe in Lower Saxony direction.
Townscape key feature is the Winselmoor on the northwestern municipal boundary to the neighboring district of Steinburg. This is as well as in the adjacent Hohenfelder-/Breitenburgermoor, which is managed by Westerhorn out to a raised bog in which for several decades industrial peat is mined.
Of the thirteen seats in the municipal council, the CDU has been the municipal election 2008, seven seats, the voter community FWW five and the SPD one seat
Coat of arms
Blazon: ". Among silver shield head, in a red hunting horn, in a golden green cattails between two golden ears "
Culture and sights
The only place on the existing sports club is the cone Sports Club, founded in 1955 Dauenhof, run the Active Sports bowling on the plank paths. From the youth work of the Association, among others Itzehoer Bundesliga player Sabine Schnabel (born Herms Meier ) and Guido Schumann emerged.