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Coordinates: 48 ° 44 '  N , 12 ° 55'  E

Basic data
State : Bavaria
Administrative region : Lower Bavaria
County : Deggendorf
Height : 327 m above sea level NHN
Area : 29.35 km 2
Residents: 2291 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 78 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 94527
Primaries : 09938, 09931, 09936
License plate : DEG
Community key : 09 2 71 111
Community structure: 14 districts
Address of the
municipal administration:
Lower Römerstr. 2
94527 Aholming
Website : www.aholming.de
First Mayor : Martin Betzinger (Aholming Civic Block)
Location of the municipality of Aholming in the district of Deggendorf
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Aholming is a municipality in the Deggendorf district in Lower Bavaria in the Danube Forest region.

Community structure

The community consists of the 14 districts Aholming, Breitfeld , Garnschwaig , Isarau , Kühmoos , Moosmühle , Neutiefenweg , Penzling , Probstschwaig , Rauchschwaig , Schwarzwöhr , Tabertshausen , Tabertshauserschwaig and Thannet .


Parish Church of St. Stephen

Until the church is planted

There are finds around Aholming from the Stone Age and the Bronze Age. In 1112 the place was first mentioned under the name "Auhalmingen", derived from the personal name Walchoun de Auhalmingen. The modern spelling has been documented since the middle of the 15th century. The place Hofmark became the Hochstift Passau early on .

Around the middle of the 13th century, Aholming came into the possession of the Wittelsbach family . In the second Duke's Surbar around 1280, the bailiffs of Aholming and Penzling already appear under the Hengersberg court . The last of the eponymous family, Heinrich von Ahalming, was mentioned in 1312. From 1363 to 1413 the Chamerau rulers over Aholming. In 1413 the knight Heinrich Notthracht von Wernberg bought it from the Chamerauer. Over 300 years, then ruled Notthafft over Aholming.

In 1553 the owners of the Aholming estate received the right to brew beer and hold fairs from Emperor Charles V. Aholming belonged to the Landshut Rent Office and the Natternberg Regional Court of the Electorate of Bavaria.

Johann Heinrich Notthannt Graf von Wernberg died in 1734. The Aholming reign was declared repudiated . On December 23, 1745, Elector Maximilian III. Joseph the Aholminger fiefdom to Johann Franz de Paula Graf von Preysing . The Preysing had Isarau Castle including the castle chapel demolished in 1791, only the gate tower remained.

19th century

In 1821 the municipality of Aholming was formed. Until November 21, 1848 it was subject to the patrimonial jurisdiction of the Count Preysing zu Moos .

21st century

The Aholming transmitter was located in the municipality , a long-wave transmitter system for Deutschlandfunk that was dismantled in 2018 .


On October 1, 1971, the previously independent community of Neutiefenweg was incorporated.

Aholmings population development

Population development

In the period from 1988 to 2018, the municipality grew from 1,879 to 2,238 by 359 inhabitants or 19.1%.

  • 1961: 1774 inhabitants
  • 1970: 1853 inhabitants
  • 1987: 1882 inhabitants
  • 1991: 1922 inhabitants
  • 1995: 2043 inhabitants
  • 2000: 2184 inhabitants
  • 2005: 2363 inhabitants
  • 2010: 2297 inhabitants
  • 2015: 2298 inhabitants


Municipal council

The town hall

The local elections of 2020 and 2014 resulted in the following distribution of seats (in brackets the election result in percent):

CSU FWG total
2020 8 (55.6%) 6 (44.3%) 12
2014 8 (58.1%) 6 (41.9%) 12


In the community there is a local association of the CSU chaired by Herbert Gerl and a local group of free voters chaired by Theresia Friedberger. In November 2007, another independent electoral association called Bürgerblock Aholming was formed under the leadership of Martin Betzinger. The founding of an SPD local association failed because only four of the seven founding members required for it were found.


The first mayor has been Martin Betzinger (Bürgerblock Aholming) since May 1st, 2008; he was confirmed in office on March 15, 2020 with 55.52% of the vote for a further six years. The second mayor is Hans Reichl (CSU).

coat of arms

The coat of arms description reads: "In gold, a rising red wolf covered with a lowered blue bar ."


Economy and Infrastructure

In 2017 there were 262 jobs subject to social security contributions in the municipality. Of the resident population, 1,041 people were in employment that was subject to compulsory insurance. This means that the number of out-commuters was 779 more than that of in-commuters. 20 residents were unemployed. In 2016 there were 46 farms.


  • Aholming is the location of a media-producing audio / video studio.
  • Media Broadcast operated a long-wave transmitter for Deutschlandfunk (207 kHz, 500 kW) in Aholming . The two transmission masts, each 265 m high, were blown up in April 2018.


In 2018 there were the following institutions:

  • Day care center with 95 approved places and 54 children
  • Primary school with four classes, four teachers and 82 students


  • Hans Riedl (1892–1962), local politician (CSU), Lord Mayor of the City of Passau (1948)

Web links

Commons : Aholming  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. "Data 2" sheet, Statistical Report A1200C 202041 Population of the municipalities, districts and administrative districts 1st quarter 2020 (population based on the 2011 census) ( help ).
  2. ^ Aholming community in the local database of the Bavarian State Library Online . Bavarian State Library, accessed on November 28, 2017.
  3. ^ Wilhelm Volkert (ed.): Handbook of Bavarian offices, communities and courts 1799–1980 . CH Beck, Munich 1983, ISBN 3-406-09669-7 , p. 585 .
  4. Local council election & mayoral election in Aholming 2020 - candidates & results. In: Wahl.info. March 29, 2020, accessed May 2, 2020 .
  5. Mayor. Aholming municipality, accessed on May 9, 2020 .