Kirchberg an der Jagst is a rural metropolis in the district of Schwabisch Hall within the Franconia Northeast of Baden Wurttemberg. Kirchberg is located on a mountain spur above an old Jagst crossing halfway between the imperial towns of Schwabisch Hall and Rothenburg. Originally there has been most effective one ford right here, when you consider that 1779 a stone arch bridge with oriel spans the river in 5 bays. To at ease the huge route, the mountain citadel Kirchberg become built and beyond the Jagst the citadel Sulz, which become destroyed in the Peasants' War in 1525.
In 1373 Emperor Charles IV gave the document in a record to Count IV of Hohenlohe to build and strengthen a city in front of his citadel Kirchberg and der Jagst. Kirchberg because the center and a part of the Hohenlohe rule and her country became among 1500 and 1806 inside the Frankish imperial circle. When increasing the railway community in Germany Kirchberg was given no connection, which brought about stagnation. Between 1871 and 1925, the populace even dropped from 1,167 to 1,000.