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Coordinates: 48 ° 23 '  N , 12 ° 37'  E

Basic data
State : Bavaria
Administrative region : Lower Bavaria
County : Rottal Inn
Management Community : Massing
Height : 428 m above sea level NHN
Area : 36.09 km 2
Residents: 4054 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 112 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 84323
Area code : 08724
License plate : PAN, EG, GRI, VIB
Community key : 09 2 77 133
Market structure: 75 districts

Market administration address :
Marktplatz 20
84323 Massing
Website :
Mayor : Christian Thiel
Location of the market in Massing in the Rottal-Inn district
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The market place of Massing

Massing is a market in the Lower Bavarian district of Rottal-Inn and the seat of the administrative community Massing .


Geographical location

Massing is located in the Landshut region in the Rott valley, not far from the B 388 and directly on the Passau-Neumarkt-Sankt Veit railway line . Massing is located about 13 km west of Eggenfelden , 34 km south of Dingolfing , 26 km southeast of Vilsbiburg , 24 km northeast of Mühldorf and 26 km north of Altötting .

Community structure

Massing has 75 districts:

There are the districts of Massing, Staudach, Wolfsegg and Malling .

Markt Massing after an engraving by Michael Wening from 1721


Until the 19th century

In 773 "Mosevogel am Fluße Rott" was first mentioned in a document and is considered the oldest place in the upper Rottal. In the Salzburg document book of 910, a church is mentioned in Massing. In 1307 the noble seat of Massing was transferred from the family to Baumgarten to the Aldersbach monastery . Before 1350, Massing received market rights , which were expanded after a fire in 1381. The ducal care of Massing was incorporated into the Gangkofen court in the 15th century. Massing had a market court with its own magistrate rights. Since 1590 the place belonged to the Landshut Rent Office and to the Vilsbiburg Regional Court of the later Electorate of Bavaria . In the course of the administrative reforms in Bavaria , today's municipality was created with the municipal edict of 1818 . In 1855, Massing, previously a branch of Oberdietfurt , was elevated to an independent parish.

In today's local area of ​​Massing the low castles of Schloss Massing , Schloss Wolfsegg and Schloss Schernegg were located .


On April 1, 1971, Massing and Wolfsegg were amalgamated, and on January 1, 1972, the southern parts of Malling were incorporated. On May 1, 1978 the Staudach community came to the community of Massing.

Population development

Between 1988 and 2018 the market grew from 2,957 to 4,047 by 1,090 inhabitants or 36.9%.


City council and mayor

The market council of Massing consists of 16 councilors and the first mayor. The local elections in Bavaria in 2020 brought the following result:

The town hall of Massing
Party / list Share of votes Difference from 2014

(Be right)

Seats Difference from 2014


CSU 27.0% - 0.1% 4th 0
SPD 27.0% + 12.5% 4th + 2
Free Association of Voters (FWG) 18.1% - 13.5% 3 - 2nd
Citizens' List of Community Welfare 17.6% + 0.2% 3 0
Independent voter community (UWG) 010.3% + 0.9% 2 0
Turnout: 62.5%

In the local election on March 15, 2020, Christian Thiel (SPD) was elected with 51.6% to succeed Josef Auer (FWG), who was in office for 18 years. Opposing candidate Georg Obermaier (CSU / BGW / UWG) lost to his opponent with only 65 votes.

coat of arms

Blazon : In blue three drawbar-shaped , connected golden heraldic lilies .

Marketplace Massing (2014)

Larger resident companies

  • STELA Laxhuber GmbH (agricultural dryer)
  • Haas Prefabricated Construction GmbH
  • Haberl Construction Company GmbH
  • Laumer Bautechnik GmbH
  • Rembeck KG (concrete plant and construction company)
  • AutomationsRobotic GmbH (plant engineering)
  • Poultry slaughterhouse Gross GmbH
  • HDG Bavaria GmbH (general cargo, wood chip and pellet heating systems with accessories)
Parish Church of St. Stephan


  • Open-air museum in Massing : The reason for the museum's foundation was the impending dilapidation of a stable house in Schusteröd. In 1965 the market bought the monument and a piece of land as a museum site. The dismantling took place in 1965/1966. During the reconstruction phase, a barn and a grain box were bought. The inauguration took place in June 1969. Heilmeierhof, Kochhof and Marxensölde followed.
  • Parish church St. Stephanus, brick building from the 15th century, redesigned in a neo-Gothic style from 1869 to 1877, with neo-Gothic furnishings
  • Market square, laid out in the 13th century in a typical Wittelsbach rectangular shape, with a neo-Romanesque market chapel from 1839
  • Besides Church of the Visitation in the district Anzenberg , originally Gothic, Baroque and with an altar of Wenzeslaus Jorhan equipped
Former sights
  • Berta Hummel Museum : Exhibition on the life and work of the religious sister Maria Innocentia Hummel , based on whose designs the Hummel figures were created. Works by other artists were also shown regularly. The museum was closed on July 22, 2019, a reopening in a new building in the open-air museum in Massing is planned.


In 1803 a 1600 gram meteorite fell in Massing . It was classified as a Howardite and registered under the official name Mässing .


  • Alois Ehrlich (born September 20, 1868 in Massing, † June 21, 1945 in Bamberg), cabinet maker, member of the Carmelites
  • Ambros Reger (born July 1, 1872 Saulorn, † November 26, 1938 Birmingham, Alabama, USA), Benedictine and abbot of St. Bernard Abbey in Cullman, Alabama, USA
  • Sister Maria Innocentia Hummel (1909–1946), religious sister, draftsman and painter

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. Markt Massing in the local database of the Bavarian State Library Online . Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, accessed on January 5, 2018.
  3. ^ Wilhelm Volkert (ed.): Handbook of Bavarian offices, communities and courts 1799–1980 . CH Beck, Munich 1983, ISBN 3-406-09669-7 , p. 455 .
  4. ^ Federal Statistical Office (ed.): Historical municipality directory for the Federal Republic of Germany. Name, border and key number changes in municipalities, counties and administrative districts from May 27, 1970 to December 31, 1982 . W. Kohlhammer GmbH, Stuttgart / Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1 , p. 629 .
  5. ^ House of Bavarian History - Bavaria's municipalities. Retrieved February 14, 2019 .
  6. ^ Alfred Hummel: Sale in the Hummel Museum. In: Retrieved July 23, 2019 .
  7. ^ Mässing. Meteoritical Bulletin, accessed June 30, 2020 .

Web links

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