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Coat of arms of the Ebnath community
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Coordinates: 49 ° 57 '  N , 11 ° 56'  E

Basic data
State : Bavaria
Administrative region : Upper Palatinate
County : Tirschenreuth
Management Community : Neusorg
Height : 537 m above sea level NHN
Area : 11.03 km 2
Residents: 1269 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 115 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 95683
Area code : 09234
License plate : TIR, KEM
Community key : 09 3 77 115
Community structure: 7 districts
Address of the
municipal administration:
Schulstr. 1
95683 Ebnath
Website : www.ebnath.de
Mayor : Wolfgang Söllner (CSU)
Location of the municipality of Ebnath in the Tirschenreuth district
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Ebnath - church and rectory

Ebnath is a municipality in the Upper Palatinate district of Tirschenreuth and a member of the Neusorg administrative community .


The community is located in the Fichtelgebirge Nature Park , in the far north of the Upper Palatinate, right on the border with the administrative district of Upper Franconia . Not far from the village are the Kosseine , the Steinwald Nature Park and the Kemnather Land .

Community structure

There are seven districts:

Neighboring communities

Neighboring communities are Neusorg , Brand , Kulmain , Nagel and Waldershof .


The Ebnath settlement was first mentioned in a document in 1179 . The place was part of the Electorate of Bavaria , it formed a closed Hofmark of the Counts of Hirschberg . In the course of the administrative reforms in Bavaria , today's municipality was created with the municipal edict of 1818 .

Ebnath was also a place where iron was processed. The local iron hammers such as the Dorfhammer Ebnath , the Hammer Selingau , the Schenkelhammer or the Hammer Niederlind , today part of Mehlmeisel, bear witness to this .

Population development

Between 1988 and 2018 the population decreased from 1497 to 1266 by 231 or 15.4%.

Architectural monuments

Soil monuments


Municipal council

The municipal council has nine members:

  • CSU 8 seats
  • AWE 1 seat


Wolfgang Söllner (CSU) has been mayor since 2020. His predecessor was Manfred Kratzer (SPD).

coat of arms

Ebnath coat of arms
Blazon : "Under a red shield head, a long-handled silver iron hammer and a silver arrow, in silver a jumping red deer."

Under a red shield head, a long-handled silver iron hammer and a silver arrow, in silver a jumping red deer, crossed at an angle. The coat of arms has been used since 1978.


Established businesses

In Ebnath has Forst Ebnath AG their headquarters since 1981. It is a German limited company whose core business is the management of their forest land. Their shares are listed on the stock exchanges in Berlin and Frankfurt am Main ( ISIN DE0005773006). It is the only German forest company whose shares are publicly traded (as of 2012).


  • kindergarten
  • Primary and secondary school

Web links

Commons : Ebnath  - 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. Mayor. Ebnath community, accessed on June 11, 2020 .
  3. http://www.bayerische-landesbibliothek-online.de/orte/ortssuche_action.html ? Anzeige=voll&modus=automat&tempus=+20111107/193155&attr=OBJ&val= 1077
  4. ^ 2014 municipal council elections . (No longer available online.) Archived from the original on May 13, 2014 ; accessed on May 8, 2014 . Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / wahl.lkr-tir.de
  5. ^ Entry on the coat of arms of Ebnath  in the database of the House of Bavarian History