Haselbach (Lower Bavaria)

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Coat of arms of the Haselbach community
Haselbach (Lower Bavaria)
Map of Germany, position of the municipality Haselbach highlighted

Coordinates: 49 ° 0 '  N , 12 ° 42'  O

Basic data
State : Bavaria
Administrative region : Lower Bavaria
County : Straubing arch
Management Community : Mitterfels
Height : 428 m above sea level NHN
Area : 18.44 km 2
Residents: 1888 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 102 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 94354
Area code : 09961
License plate : SR , BOG, MAL
Community key : 09 2 78 134
Community structure: 51 districts
Address of the
municipal administration:
Straubinger Str. 19
94354 Haselbach
Website : www.haselbach-gemeinde.de
Mayor : Simon Haas (FWG)
Location of the community Haselbach in the district of Straubing-Bogen
Bogen (Stadt) Windberg Wiesenfelden Straßkirchen Steinach (Niederbayern) Stallwang Schwarzach (Niederbayern) Sankt Englmar Salching Rattiszell Rattenberg (Niederbayern) Rain (Niederbayern) Perkam Perasdorf Parkstetten Oberschneiding Niederwinkling Neukirchen (Niederbayern) Mitterfels Mariaposching Mallersdorf-Pfaffenberg Loitzendorf Leiblfing Laberweinting Konzell Kirchroth Irlbach Hunderdorf Haselbach (Niederbayern) Haibach (Niederbayern) Geiselhöring Feldkirchen (Niederbayern) Falkenfels Atting Ascha Aiterhofen Aholfing Straubing Landkreis Kelheim Regensburg Landkreis Landshut Landkreis Regen Landkreis Dingolfing-Landau Landkreis Deggendorf Landkreis Cham Landkreis Cham Landkreis Regensburgmap
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The parish church of St. Jakobus, to the right of it the dance of death chapel

Haselbach is a municipality and a parish village in the Lower Bavarian district of Straubing-Bogen and a member of the Mitterfels administrative community .


Haselbach is located in the Danube Forest region .

Community structure

There are 50 parish parts:

There are the districts of Dachsberg and Haselbach. Historically, the Rosenholz district existed until the 1980s .


Until the church is planted

Haselbach belonged to the Straubing Rent Office and the Mitterfels Regional Court of the Electorate of Bavaria . In the course of the administrative reforms in Bavaria , today's municipality was created with the municipal edict of 1818 .


The hamlet of Dietersdorf was reclassified from the former municipality of Irschenbach to Haselbach in 1966 . On January 1, 1971, the community of Dachsberg was completely incorporated.

Population development

In the period from 1988 to 2018, the municipality grew from 1,244 to 1,876 by 632 inhabitants or 50.8%.

  • 1961: 0907 inhabitants
  • 1970: 1150 inhabitants
  • 1987: 1222 inhabitants
  • 1991: 1330 inhabitants
  • 1995: 1474 inhabitants
  • 2000: 1549 inhabitants
  • 2005: 1647 inhabitants
  • 2010: 1666 inhabitants
  • 2015: 1797 inhabitants


Simon Haas (FWG) has been the first mayor since May 1, 2020. From 2020 to 2026, the municipal council consists of the first mayor and seven councilors from the FWG and five from the CSU.

coat of arms

Haselbach coat of arms (Lower Bavaria)
Blazon : "In blue below a silver cemetery chapel with a wall adjoining it on both sides, a golden abbot's staff and a silver key crossed over it."

Culture and sights


At the old cemetery at the parish since 1958, a memorial to the 1,945 there buried 28 recalls concentration camp prisoners of the death march from the concentration camp Flossenburg that of SS men were driven to the site over and died of exhaustion or were murdered. In 1958 they were transferred to the Flossenbürg cemetery of honor.

Parish church and dance of death chapel

The parish church of St. Jakobus is a late baroque complex that was built between 1713 and 1718. The tower is medieval, the high altar dates from 1720. The ceiling paintings show James as a pilgrim and the battle against the Moors as well as angels as the four cardinal virtues and are by the painter Josef Wittmann from 1915. The ceiling fresco Battle against the Moors is in the yearbook of the Society for Christian Art from 1917 described in detail and assessed in terms of art history. The painting of St. The family in the nave is from Josef Wittmann, an important neo-baroque painter. The cemetery chapel of the Holy Cross next to the church, an octagonal central building with a dome and vestibule, is culturally valuable. The chapel, which is brightly painted inside, contains important dance of death representations based on the model of Hans Holbein the Younger . It was built in the 17th century under the parish vicar Balthasargler (later a pilgrimage pastor on the Bogenberg ). The chapel is part of the coat of arms of the Haselbach community.

Soil monuments

See: List of soil monuments in Haselbach (Lower Bavaria)

Economy and Infrastructure

Economy including agriculture and forestry

In 2015, according to official statistics, there were no employees subject to social security contributions in the manufacturing sector 55 or in the trade and transport sector at the place of work. In the area of ​​public and private service providers, 64 people were employed subject to social security contributions. There were a total of 704 employees at the place of residence subject to compulsory social insurance; the commuter balance was 551. The average unemployment rate in 2015 was 4.5%. There were six companies in the main construction trade. In addition, in 2010 there were 38 farms with an agriculturally used area of ​​798 ha, of which 383 ha were arable land and 415 ha were permanent green space.


Haselbach is located on State Road 2140 and was on the Straubing – Miltach railway line .


The following institutions exist (as of: 1999):

  • Kindergartens: 25 kindergarten places with 52 children
  • Mitterfels-Haselbach primary school


Web links

Commons : Haselbach  - 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. a b Local elections in the district of Straubing-Bogen. District Sraubing-Bogen, accessed on May 30, 2020 .
  3. ^ Community Haselbach in the local database of the Bavarian State Library Online . Bavarian State Library
  4. ^ Official Journal of the Straubing-Bogen district . 34th year, no. 23 , October 5, 2005, pp. 96 ( digital version [PDF]).
  5. Haselbach municipality, list of official parts of the municipality / districts in the BayernPortal of the Bavarian State Ministry for Digital, accessed on August 5, 2020.
  6. District. Municipalities and districts. Bavarian Surveying Administration, archived from the original on April 11, 2013 ; accessed on March 31, 2015 .
  7. ^ Bavarian State Statistical Office (ed.): Official place directory for Bavaria . Issue 335 of the articles on Bavaria's statistics. Munich 1973, DNB  740801384 , p. 113 ( digitized version ).
  8. Bavarian State Office for Statistics and Data Processing (Ed.): Official local directory for Bavaria, territorial status: May 25, 1987 . Issue 450 of the articles on Bavaria's statistics. Munich November 1991, DNB  94240937X , p. 235 ( digitized version ).
  9. Bavarian State Office for Statistics and Data Processing (Hrsg.): The municipalities of Bavaria according to the territorial status May 25, 1987. The population of the municipalities of Bavaria and the changes in the acquisitions and territory from 1840 to 1987 (=  contributions to Statistics Bavaria . Issue 451). Munich 1991, p. 71 , urn : nbn: de: bvb: 12-bsb00070717-7 ( digitized version - footnote 9).
  10. ^ Wilhelm Volkert (ed.): Handbook of Bavarian offices, communities and courts 1799–1980 . CH Beck, Munich 1983, ISBN 3-406-09669-7 , p. 437 .
  11. Entry on the coat of arms of Haselbach (Lower Bavaria)  in the database of the House of Bavarian History
  12. Ge thinking centers for the victims of National Socialism. A documentation , volume 1. Federal Agency for Civic Education, Bonn 1995; ISBN 3-89331-208-0 , p. 145
  13. ^ Bavarian State Office for Statistics: Statistics communal 2015: Haselbach. A selection of important statistical data, Munich 2016. https://www.statistik.bayern.de/statistikkommunal/09278134.pdf
  14. Mitterfels-Haselbach primary school in the school database of the Bavarian State Ministry for Education and Culture , accessed on August 6, 2017.