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District town of Weilheim in Upper Bavaria
Coordinates: 47 ° 49 ′ 18 ″  N , 11 ° 11 ′ 29 ″  E
Height : 614 m above sea level NHN
Residents : 369  (1987)
Postal code : 82362
Area code : 0881
Marnbach (Bavaria)

Location of Marnbach in Bavaria

St. Michael in the village center
St. Michael in the village center

Marnbach is a district of the district town of Weilheim in Upper Bavaria in the district of Weilheim-Schongau . The parish village is about four kilometers southeast of the old town of Weilheim.


Aerial photo, 2007

The oldest known mention of Marnbach comes from the year 1116, when a document from the Benediktbeuern monastery mentioned the " nobles of Marnbach". In 1929, coins from Roman times were found at the Blaselweiher .

It is known from the year 1245 that three Marnbacher Höfe belonged to the Benediktbeurer monastery. She pledged this to the nobleman Sigfrid Ruzzen due to financial difficulties. In 1597 a Marnbach municipal code is mentioned for the first time. Franz Sales Gailler mentions “22 farms of different sizes in Marnbach in 1756. Of which included seven courtyards of the monastery Benediktbeuern, five Monastery Bernried, four the Polling Abbey, one each to the pin Habach , the Church Deutenhausen and only one was free self ', that is, he belonged to the farmers themselves. "On March 19, 1807 there was a major fire that killed four houses.

With the first community edict in 1808, the political community of Deutenhausen was created , whose district was Marnbach. In relation to the number of inhabitants, the place was always larger than the village of Deutenhausen, sometimes even twice as big. Deuthausen was also always part of the Marnbach school district . In 1880 a volunteer fire brigade was founded . In 1885 an agricultural training school is mentioned in Marnbach.

The Second World War ended in Marnbach on the evening of April 29, 1945. Some Wehrmacht soldiers tried unsuccessfully to repel the advancing American troops with an anti-aircraft gun . Two buildings went up in flames during the battle.

In the course of the regional reform in 1978 it was incorporated into Weilheim.

Population development

year Residents Buildings
(from 1885 only residential buildings)
1825 120 23
1864 130 35, 1 church, benefit house , school
1871 132 78
1885 156 32
1900 154 31
1925 192 34
1950 340 43
1970 288
1987 369 102


Parish Church of St. Michael

Since about 1300 Marnbach with its church St. Michael belonged to the parish of Bernried . In 1479 the local monastery exchanged the place with the Polling monastery for Seeshaupt . As a result of the secularization in Bavaria , Marnbach came to the parish Eberfing in 1802 as a branch . In 1917, the Marnbach Expositur was elevated to an independent parish in the Diocese of Augsburg . This came to the Weilheim parish community in the 2010s .

Culture and sights

The amateur actor group "Marnbacher Theater" has existed in Marnbach since 1995 . In 1975 the "Marnbach - Deutenhausen sports and shooting club" was founded. A veterans' association was initiated in 1879, followed in 1890 by the " Zimmerstutzen Schutzgesellschaft ". The youngest association is the one "for garden culture for Marnbach-Deutenhausen", founded in 2000.

The “Dorfjugend Marnbach-Deutenhausen e. V. ”organizes an annual strong beer festival and a solstice fire . A maypole is set up every fourth year .


Marnbach had a school since 1796. The school building was rebuilt in 1870/1871. It was disbanded in 1982.

In 1970 the St. Michael kindergarten opened in Marnbach under Catholic sponsorship. In 2008 it was certified as a “Kneipp kindergarten” by the Kneipp Association .


State road 2064 (Weilheim– Bad Tölz ) runs through Marnbach . The district road WM 1 flows into this in the village .

Marnbach is connected to the regional transport network of Upper Bavaria by three bus stops ( Marnbach , Marnbach Hardtstraße , Marnbach Antdorfer Straße ) . Lines 9602 (Weilheim– Eberfing –Weilheim) and 9655 (Weilheim– Seeshaupt - Penzberg ) stop there

Web links

Commons : Marnbach  - Collection of Images

Individual evidence

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  2. a b c d e Marnbach Chronicle. In: Retrieved September 20, 2018 .
  3. ^ A b c Klaus Gast: The history of the Marnbach fire department - Deutenhausen. In: . Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  4. a b K. Bayer. Statistical Bureau (Ed.): Localities directory of the Kingdom of Bavaria. According to government districts, administrative districts, ... then with an alphabetical register of locations, including the property and the responsible administrative district for each location. LIV. Issue of the contributions to the statistics of the Kingdom of Bavaria. Munich 1888, Section III, Sp. 357 ( digitized version ).
  5. Adolph von Schaden: Topographical-statistical manual for the Isar circle in the Kingdom of Baiern . 1825, p. 303 ( digitized in the Google book search; entry as “Marenbach”).
  6. ^ Joseph Heyberger, Chr. Schmitt, v. Wachter: Topographical-statistical manual of the Kingdom of Bavaria with an alphabetical local dictionary . In: K. Bayer. Statistical Bureau (Ed.): Bavaria. Regional and folklore of the Kingdom of Bavaria . tape 5 . Literary and artistic establishment of the JG Cotta'schen Buchhandlung, Munich 1867, Sp. 330 , urn : nbn: de: bvb: 12-bsb10374496-4 ( digitized version ).
  7. Kgl. Statistical Bureau (ed.): Complete list of localities of the Kingdom of Bavaria. According to districts, administrative districts, court districts and municipalities, including parish, school and post office affiliation ... with an alphabetical general register containing the population according to the results of the census of December 1, 1875 . Adolf Ackermann, Munich 1877, 2nd section (population figures from 1871, cattle figures from 1873), Sp. 371 , urn : nbn: de: bvb: 12-bsb00052489-4 ( digital copy ).
  8. K. Bayer. Statistical Bureau (Ed.): Directory of localities of the Kingdom of Bavaria, with alphabetical register of places . LXV. Issue of the contributions to the statistics of the Kingdom of Bavaria. Munich 1904, Section II, Sp. 353 ( digitized version ).
  9. Bavarian State Statistical Office (ed.): Localities directory for the Free State of Bavaria according to the census of June 16, 1925 and the territorial status of January 1, 1928 . Issue 109 of the articles on Bavaria's statistics. Munich 1928, Section II, Sp. 365 ( digitized version ).
  10. Bavarian State Statistical Office (ed.): Official place directory for Bavaria - edited on the basis of the census of September 13, 1950 . Issue 169 of the articles on Bavaria's statistics. Munich 1952, DNB  453660975 , Section II, Sp. 342 ( digitized version ).
  11. ^ Bavarian State Statistical Office (ed.): Official place directory for Bavaria . Issue 335 of the articles on Bavaria's statistics. Munich 1973, DNB  740801384 , p. 63 ( digitized version ).
  12. About us. In: . Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  13. ^ History. In: . Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  14. ^ Village youth in Marnbach-Deutenhausen. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  15. ^ Chronicle and development of the kindergarten. In: Retrieved September 20, 2018 .