Seewalchen at the Attersee
|coat of arms||map|
|Land of the Federal Republic:||Upper Austria|
|political district:||District Vöcklabruck (VB)|
|surface:||24 km ²|
|inhabitants:||4.761 (conditions: 15. May 2001)|
|Height:||498 m and. NN|
|postal zip code:||4863|
|geographical situation:|| 47° 57 ' 01 " northern latitude|
13° 35 ' 01 " eastern length
|municipality code number:||41739|
|administration:||Market municipality Seewalchen at the Attersee|
town hall square 1
4863 Seewalchen at the Attersee
|mayor:||Likes. Johann rider (ÖVP)|
Table of contents
Seewalchen at the Attersee is on 498 m height in the house jerk quarter. The expansion amounts to from north to south 6.3 km, from west to east 6.6 km. The total area amounts to 23.9 km ². 12.1% of the surface are wooded, 58.2% of the surface are agriculturally used. Local parts of the municipality are: Ainwalchen, book mountain, Gerlham, shark roof, Haining, Kemating, Kraims, Litzlberg, Moos, Neissing, Neubrunn, Pettighofen, enriching mountain, Roitham, Rosenau, Seewalchen at the Attersee, pilot roof, old stone village, new stone village, Unterbuchberg.
coat of arms
official description of the municipality coat of arms: In green over three silver wave borders a golden, floating paw cross. The municipality colors are green yellow red.
the first people settlements in the today's Gemeindegebiet of Seewalchen are provable by finds of buildings of stakes.
Roman time finds in Seewalchen
the fact that - as in older writings - which important traffic facility from Wels led to Salzburg at the Attersee along, it is stated historically probably not durable, and the opinion that Seewalchen lies on the Roman Laciacis, is not scientifically likewise occupied, but in the literature over Seewalchen far spreads. Several finds point however on Roman settlement: In the lock Litzlberg was found 1916 a Roman inscription. Into the north side (external wall) of the parish church is a fragment of a Roman gravestone immured, unusually preciously was the treasure trove, which was made 1950 with planing works at the lakeshore: 100 silver DIN acres, several rings and bracelets; probably from the year 200 after Christo. The valuable finds are today in the homeland house Vöcklabruck issued.
the Middle Ages
the place names in the municipality Seewalchen come to the majority from the Baiern, which immigrated between 500 and 550 to our area, after the Romans 488 took off. The immigrating Baiern follows the Roman roads and meets romanisierte native ones, how place names prove such as Seewalchen or Ainwalchen.
The old-high-German phase extends from zirka 500 to 1100. Place names, which developed in this phase. The names with the ending - ing (somewhat older) and - home (somewhat younger) point on it. There are however also false - ing names. The genuine - ing names originate from basic settlements from 600 - 800. In the development phase between 800 and 1000 were above all - home names productive.
Around 1000 the medium high-German phase begins. The second development phase is characterized through - village, - mountain and - brook names. The third phase of the development settlement is characterized through - ride, - impact, and - hitting a corner names. The many Rodungen led however to dropping the ground-water level. - ride and - öd names correspond with one another.
In the time of the Christianisierung the following place names were mentioned for the first time: Stone village 750, Ainwalchen 807 and Kemating 822.
The parish church refers to the time of Karl of the large one . From the fact that the church the holy Jakobus the older one is geweiht, it concludes researchers that at the Roman time a church is confessed already. In the Middle Ages on the basis of Seewalchen the surrounding areas were included into the church arrangement. Thus Seewalchen was a typical Rodungspfarre, whose parish covered the entire Atterseegebiet up to the Wasserscheide to the trusting lake.
A large part of the today's Gemeindegebietes came by donations into the possession of the monasteries Kremsmünster, moon lake and Michaelbeuern. Since the year 1135, where the church the Benediktinerstift appears for the first time documentary integrated and the name “Seewalchen”, Seewalchen was connected 748 years with the monastery engstens.
since 1490 it the Principality of “Austria whether the Enns” is added. While the Napoleoni wars was several times occupied the place. Since 1918 the place belongs to the Land of the Federal Republic upper Austria. After the connection of Austria to the German Reich to 13. March 1938 belonged the place to to “gau upper Danube”. After 1945 the re-establishment of upper Austria took place.
the lock Litzlberg is on an island and was original in Mondseer possession. The today's building of locks originates from the year 1896. Since 1974 the lock is in the possession of family Leitl.
mayor are like. Johann rider of the ÖVP. Local councils of the governing people's party are like. Rider, Gaisbichler, Schachl, Emeder, Loidl, Ehrleitner, likes. Dr. Roither, Huber, Wechselauer, Ebetsberger, Dr. Bird, likes. Dachs Machatschek, Dipl. - engineer Dr. Dachs.
1991 had the municipality according to census of 4,253 inhabitants, 2001 then 4,761 inhabitants; in the year 2005 the 5.000ste inhabitant could be welcomed in Seewalchen.
has buildings Seewalchen the longest highway entrance of Austria with approximately 2.5 km.
the Gerlhamer moorland or “Gföhret” lies west the local area of Seewalchen. South the pc. stretches. Georgner district road out. The nearest settlements are Naissing, Ainwalchen and Gerlham. The accurate geographical situation is with 47°15' 10 " and 13°33 `30 " defined. In one lower between two Jungmoränenwällen lying moorland exhibits a surface of approximately 15 hectars. The moorland of the type of a “Flachmoores” lies on a high terrace in 517 m sea level, and from remainders of after-ice-age lakes developed. The name “Gföhret” points no more Föhren on Föhren, but grows today here. The earlier Föhrenbestände was proven however in a polling analysis. As reference to developing history from an after-ice-age lake some pools in the central area of the moorland and the expanded swimming lawns can be regarded. These sour meadows exhibit a thin boggy soil layer on waterproof clay/tone and chalk deposits only, and “swim” on the groundwater horizon (the soil swings when jumping up).
binding to the A1. Road system: 100 km local roads, station Seewalchen - Rosenau.
- bathing beach Seewalchen
- open-rir swimming pool plant Litzlberg
- 28 public green belts
- elementary school
- specialeducational center
- poly-technical school
- national school of music
- kindergarten d.Evang.Pfarrgemeinde Rosenau
- of 3 public children's playgrounds
- 3 fire-brigades (Seewalchen, Kemating, stone village)
- red cross agency
- building yard
- old material collecting center
- water cooperative Seewalchen
- water cooperative stone village
- water rescue Litzlberg
Ampflwang in the house jerk forest | Attersee | Attnang Puchheim | Corroding brook | Aurach to | Mountain in the Attergau | Desselbrunn | Fornach | Franconia castle | Franconia market | Gampern | Internal-shrank | Lenzing | Manning | Moon lake | New churches to the Vöckla | Niederthalheim | Nut village at the Attersee | Upper yards at the erring lake | Upper village with swan city | Oberwang | Ottnang at the house jerk | Pfaffing | Pilsbach | Pitzenberg | Pöndorf | Puchkirchen | Pühret | Talk-lead | Redlham | Regau | Rüstorf | Rutzenham | Schlatt | Schörfling at the Attersee | Swan city | Seewalchen at the Attersee | Sank Georgen in the Attergau | Sank the Lorenz | Steinbach at the Attersee | Strass in the Attergau | Low ditch | Timelkam | Ungenach | Unterach at the Attersee | Vöcklabruck | Vöcklamarkt | White churches in the Attergau | Weyregg at the Attersee | Wolfsegg at the house jerk | Cell at the Moos | Cell at the Pettenfirst