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Market Maßbach
Coordinates: 50 ° 12 ′ 48 ″  N , 10 ° 14 ′ 10 ″  E
Height : 250 m above sea level NN
Area : 22.28 km²
Residents : 2076  (Dec. 31, 2007)
Population density : 93 inhabitants / km²
Incorporation : January 1, 1972
Postal code : 97711
Area code : 09733
Poppenlauer (Bavaria)

Location of Poppenlauer in Bavaria

The parish village of Poppenlauer is a district of the Maßbach market in the Lower Franconian district of Bad Kissingen .

The primary school of the Maßbach market is located in Poppenlauer.

Geographical location

The place is northwest of Maßbach an der Lauer between the Bavarian Rhön and Haßberge nature parks.

The state road St 2281 running through the village leads north to Althausen , a district of Münnerstadt , and south-east to Maßbach.

West of Poppenlauer, the A 71 runs in a north-south direction with junction 27 Maßbach between Poppenlauer and Maßbach.

Poppenlauer had a train station on the Rottershausen – Stadtlauringen railway line .


The first documentary mention comes from the year 899. Throughout the Middle Ages, the place was owned by the Counts of Henneberg and came to the Würzburg monastery through the Schleusinger Treaty in 1586 . Since then the Poppenlauer has belonged to his office .

The incorporation into Markt Maßbach took place on January 1, 1972 as part of the regional reform in Bavaria .


Culture and sights

The center of the village is a small square around the "Linde" with two churches.

  • The Protestant " Resurrection Church ", a neo-Romanesque building from 1836, was redesigned inside in 1961 by Olaf Gulbransson. The Munich church painter Rudolf Hünerkopf created the modern frescoes: the resurrection behind the new altar, scenes from the history of salvation on the nave walls.
  • The Catholic Church " Simon and Juda Thaddäus " was built in 1854 in the neo-Gothic style. In the course of the redesign in the middle of the 20th century, Karl Hornung created the monumental crucifixion group above the new altar.

Other attractions are:

  • Museum of local history of the Maßbach market
  • Poppenlauer home game

The two largest clubs in Poppenlauer are 1. FC Eintracht 1926 Poppenlauer eV and TV Poppenlauer eV In addition to these there are a number of other clubs and associations, all of which are organized under the umbrella organization of the Vereinsring Poppenlauer.


Individual evidence

  1. Poppenlauer in Rhon lexicon
  2. ^ Wilhelm Volkert (ed.): Handbook of Bavarian offices, communities and courts 1799–1980 . CH Beck, Munich 1983, ISBN 3-406-09669-7 , p. 427 .

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