Haag am Hausruck

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market community
Haag am Hausruck
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Coat of arms of Haag am Hausruck
Haag am Hausruck (Austria)
Haag am Hausruck
Basic data
Country: Austria
State : Upper Austria
Political District : Grieskirchen
License plate : GR
Surface: 16.97 km²
Coordinates : 48 ° 11 '  N , 13 ° 39'  E Coordinates: 48 ° 11 '8 "  N , 13 ° 38' 32"  E
Height : 505  m above sea level A.
Residents : 2,201 (January 1, 2020)
Population density : 130 inhabitants per km²
Postal code : 4680
Area code : 07732
Community code : 4 08 09
Address of the
municipal administration:
Marktplatz 23
4680 Haag am Hausruck
Website: www.haag-hausruck.at
Mayor : Konrad Binder ( ÖVP )
Municipal Council : (2015)
(25 members)
A total of 25 seats

Location of Haag am Hausruck in the Grieskirchen district
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The market square of Haag am Hausruck on an autumn afternoon
Haag am Hausruck, market square

The market town of Haag am Hausruck is a municipality with 2201 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2020). It is located east of Ried im Innkreis am Hausruck . The community is located in the judicial district of Grieskirchen .


Haag am Hausruck is located at an altitude of 505 m in the Hausruck district . The total area is 17.1 km². Around 88% of the area is forested or used for agriculture, only around 1.5% is used as building land.

Community structure

The municipality includes the following 27 localities (population in brackets as of January 1, 2020):

  • Aubach (55)
  • Bachleiten (7)
  • Brunnberg (31)
  • Buchegg (21)
  • Ditting (111)
  • Village (40)
  • Eidenedt (18)
  • Geierau (6)
  • Gotthaming (25)
  • Hague am Hausruck (1171)
  • Hatschek settlement (58)
  • Hinteregg (3)
  • High field (84)
  • Hundassing (8)
  • Kreuzerfeld (80)
  • Latvians (25)
  • Lugendorf (20)
  • Luisenhöhe (24)
  • Manichgattern (68)
  • Niedernhaag (68)
  • Obermeggenbach (69)
  • Upper Gate (93)
  • Pramwald (19)
  • Rampersdorf (10)
  • Reischau (11)
  • Starhemberg (44)
  • Steinpoint (32)

The community consists of the cadastral communities Niedernhaag and Obernhaag.

Neighboring communities

Pram Rottenbach
( Ried im Innkreis district )
Neighboring communities Women
( Ried im Innkreis district )


The community has been part of the judicial district of Grieskirchen since January 1, 2003, previously it belonged to the judicial district of Haag am Hausruck .


Haag am Hausruck has two Roman Catholic churches : The parish church at the lower end of the market square with statues of saints by the Schwanthaler family is dedicated to St. Consecrated to Vitus . The cemetery church in the Niedernhaag district in Romanesque-Gothic style is dedicated to St. Consecrated to Aegidius . However, it is mainly used for funerals and All Saints' Day. A Latter-day Saints Church of Jesus Christ has also had a ward since 1901 ; it is the first parish of this community founded in Austria.

coat of arms

Blazon : In red on a green three-mountain, a silver, square, continuous wall with three battlements and three black open loopholes as well as a perforated round arched gate with a golden, half-open portcullis.

Original text of the award document from Emperor Ferdinand I on October 12, 1544

"Ain Roter Schül in the green of the same yent a grienes burg of three perges or puddles, above a moor of white squares with three fences in Jedt ain schießlukhen and in the middle appears an open gate or gate, in it a yellow gate."

Economy and Infrastructure


The market town is cut in the north by the A8 Innkreis motorway from east to west and has its own motorway connection. From north to south, federal road 141 connects Grieskirchen and Ried im Innkreis with Haag am Hausruck in the west of the market town .

The Haager Lies , a regional train operated by Stern & Hafferl Verkehrsgesellschaft , connected Haag am Hausruck with Lambach until the 21st century , where it was possible to change to the Westbahn . On December 12, 2009, passenger traffic was discontinued on the entire route and rail replacement services with buses were set up. The Pram-Haag train station of the Innkreisbahn is about 6 km away in the municipality of Pram.

Educational institutions

In addition to an elementary school and a new middle school , Haag is the location for a regional music school in Hausruck .

Public facilities

The district court of Haag am Hausruck was closed on January 1, 2005 and the community was assigned to the district court of Grieskirchen.

Culture and sights

  • Starhemberg Castle (Haag am Hausruck) : The Renaissance- style Starhemberg Castle was first mentioned in 1246 AD and is located on a hill west of the market square. The complex dates from the 16th century, the chapel and the tower were added in the mid-1920s. The castle, which is now owned by DI Hatschek, served the Austrian army as a hospital at the beginning of the 20th century and was a transit camp for thousands of refugees during World War II . Today the Hague Homeland Rooms are set up in some rooms of the castle . Showpieces from agriculture, lignite mining, handicrafts and trades as well as graphics of palaces and castles can be viewed.
  • Burgstall Rudolfspitz
  • Parish church in Haag am Hausruck : The Gothic church was changed in the 17th century and expanded into a baroque hall church from 1720 to 1730.
  • The regular events in the annual cycle include the Kirtag on Mardi Gras Monday , the horse market on the Sunday after Ascension Day , the country festival of the country and western friends Hausruckwald, the castle concert of the Haag market band in June or their request concert in December and the beer wagon race, the takes place on the market square in June in the odd years.
  • The Luisenhöhe (approx. 700  m above sea level ), Haag am Hausruck's local mountain , is located on the foothills of the Hausruck. There was a chair lift on the mountain until 2012 . In June 2015, a new “adventure mountain railway ” was opened in the form of a “Wie-Li” type cable car running on a closed loop . The six-seater cars, equipped with passenger cabins, are pulled uphill by a rope and, braked by an eddy current brake, drive downhill to the valley station on their own. In August 2015, the renovated, 750 m long summer toboggan run (stainless steel tub run) was reopened. Further attractions on the Luisenhöhe in Haag am Hausruck are the nature trail “Path of the Senses”, the observation tower, the Hausruck forest school, a forest high ropes park and the aforementioned summer toboggan run. The 32.5 m high wooden observation tower on Hausruckkamm was rebuilt in May 2005. The Luisenhöhe is currently being positioned as an adventure mountain Luisenhöhe with its diverse range of offers . The original Hausruck chairlift Luisenhöhe GmbH. now trades as ERLEBNISBERG LUISENHÖHE GMBH by resolution of the around 150 shareholders in May 2013, which is intended to take into account the realignment of Luisenhöhe without the first chairlift project from 1964.


Sons and daughters

Honorary citizen

  • Franz Schoberleitner (* 1931), principal school director i. R.
  • Johann Zweimüller
  • Franz Ziegelböck (* 1942), honorary citizen and former mayor

Honor ring bearer

  • Rudolf Luhofer
  • Hugo Hötzinger
  • Robert Schoberleitner (1941-2010), chairman i. R. Verein Naturerlebnispfad Luisenhöhe in Hausruckwald , managing director of Hausruck Sessellift GmbH

Individual evidence

  1. Statistics Austria: Population on January 1st, 2020 by locality (area status on January 1st, 2020) , ( CSV )
  2. ^ State of Upper Austria, history and geography, coat of arms. Retrieved April 12, 2019 .
  3. Haager Lies discontinued from December 13th
  4. ^ Community of Haag am Hausruck, Life in Haag, schools. Retrieved April 12, 2019 .
  5. ^ Changes in judicial districts. Statistics Austria , March 26, 2008, accessed on July 25, 2013 .
  6. Luisenhöhe adventure mountain starts on July 26, 2015 with a new concept , tip.at, accessed on October 12, 2015
  7. Panoramic view from the Luisenhöhe Adventure Mountain ( Memento of the original from December 26, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. on haag-hausruck.at  @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.wegdersinne.at
  8. Thomas Waldenberger , in: Web presence of Regiowiki.at
  9. ^ Franz Ziegelböck, in: Web presence of Regiowiki.at

Web links

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