|• Mayor||Erich Diehl (SPD)|
|• Total||36.61 km2 (14.14 sq mi)|
|Elevation||280 m (920 ft)|
|• Density||83/km2 (210/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
Schrecksbach is a community in the Schwalm-Eder district in Hesse, Germany.
The following centres belong to the greater community::
Schrecksbach is a very old place that was mentioned in one of Charlemagne's documents as "Screggesbaha am Sualmanahafluß" as early as 782.
The community itself was first mentioned in 1223.
Municipal council is made up of 23 members.
(as of municipal elections held on 26 March 2006)