is a municipality in the district
in the Free State of Saxony
with a population of 4,648. It consists of the villages Bischheim, Häslich, Gersdorf, Möhrsdorf, Reichenau, and Reichenbach.
Geography and transportation
Haselbachtal lies about 7 km south-west of the city of Kamenz
and about 35 km north-east of Dresden
. The Bundesautobahn 4
passes south of the municipality and can be reached over Pulsnitz
, which is about 10 km away. The river Pulsnitz
flows through Haselbachtal.
Reichenbach was first mentioned in 1248
. The town emerged during the German East Colonisation
. During the Thirty Years' War
248 people, which made up most of the population of the village at the time, died of the pestilence
The borough of Reichenau was first mentioned in 1436
, but is probably much older. In the years from 1429
pillaged the village and destroyed the church. During the Liberation Wars
, first Prussian
, then Russian
troops were stationed in Reichenau.
The boroughs of Gersdorf and Möhrsdorf were first mentioned in 1225
, respectively. They belong together since February 14, 1958.
Bischheim was first mentioned in 1225
and was merged with Häslich on January 1, 1969.
On January 1, 2001 the towns of Reichenbach, Reichenau, Gersdorf-Möhrsdorf und Bischheim-Häslich were incorporated into the municipality of Haselbachtal.
- Park in Bischheim
- Museum of granite excavation
- Church in Reichenbach
- Church and town square......