Place:Grosshöchstetten, Bern, Switzerland

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NameGrosshöchstetten
Alt namesGrosshöchstettensource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates46.9°N 7.633°E
Located inBern, Switzerland     (1150 - 2010)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


Grosshöchstetten is an inhabited place.

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Grosshöchstetten is a municipality in the district of Konolfingen in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.

History

Grosshöchstetten is first mentioned in 1146 as Svollenköch. Until 1896 it was known as Höchstetten.[1]

The historical population is given in the following table:

year population
1764 321
1850 659
1900 799
1950 1,661
1980 2,893
2000 3,196


References

  1. Grosshöchstetten in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.



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