Östrich

Östrich, 1) Flecken im preuß. Regbez. Wiesbaden, Rheingaukreis, am Rhein, im Rheingau und mit Station Ö.-Winkel an der Staatsbahnlinie Hochheim a. M.-Horchheim, hat eine kath. Kirche, Synagoge, Oberförsterei, viele Villen, starken Weinbau, eine chemische Fabrik, ein Elektrizitätswerk und (1905) 2881 Einw., davon 222 Evangelische und 25 Juden. Nahebei das ehemalige Zisterzienser-Nonnenkloster Gottesthal. – 2) Dorf im preuß. Regbez. Arnsberg, Kreis Iserlohn, hat eine evangelische und eine kath. Kirche, Synagoge, Ketten-, Nickel- und Bronzewarenfabriken, Drahtzieherei, Geschirrschmiederei, Metallschleiferei, Rotgießerei, Kalkstein- und Dolomitbrüche, Kalkbrennerei und (1905) 5834 Einw., davon 1837 Katholiken.


http://www.zeno.org/Meyers-1905. 1905–1909.

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