Schöningen is a town (11,306 inhabitants end 2018 ) in the district of Helmstedt, in Lower Saxony, Germany.
The town is located on the southeastern rim of the Elm hill range, near the border with the state of Saxony-Anhalt. In its current form, it was created in 1974 by joining the municipalities of Esbeck, Hoiersdorf, and Schöningen.
Schöningen station was served by regional trains on the Wolfenbüttel–Helmstedt railway line until it was closed in 2007. The town is a stop on the scenic German Timber-Frame Road.
Postmark in Unified-Germany
Postal code 38364
Postmarks in Allied Occupation
Postmark in German Empire
Postmark in North German Confederation
Since 1 January 1868.
Postmark of Brunswick
The SCHOENINGEN linear postmark is known since 1808. The post office (Postanstalt) used a code 37, District of Helmstedt.