|TG is the abbreviation for the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland and is used to avoid confusion with other entries of the name Rickenbach .|
|Canton :||Thurgau (TG)|
|BFS no. :||4751|
|Postal code :||9532|
|UN / LOCODE :||CH RHI|
|Height range :||530–630 m above sea level M.|
|Area :||1.58 km²|
|Residents:||2774 (December 31, 2018)|
|Population density :||1756 inhabitants per km²|
|Location of the municipality|
The political community has existed since January 1, 1998, when the local community Wilen bei Wil separated from the municipal community Rickenbach bei Wil as part of the Thurgau community reform and this was formed with the local community of the same name to form the political community Rickenbach TG .
Rickenbach is located in Hinterthurgau and is a suburb of the city of Wil SG . The place offers many shopping opportunities, as, among other things, the shop opening times in the canton of Thurgau are more liberal than in the neighboring canton of St. Gallen . On the other hand, Rickenbach benefits from the proximity to the city of Wil with its diverse possibilities and good transport connections.
Rickenbach was first mentioned as Richinbach in the Henauer deed in 754 . The St. Gallen Monastery owned goods in Rickenbach as early as the 8th century. In 1471 the Abbey of St. Gallen acquired the pledged Vogtei Rickenbach back from Balthasar von Hohenlandenberg . From 1483 to 1798 Rickenbach was subordinate to the Rickenbach court, to which Wilen and from 1506 Busswil also belonged and which was administered by the Wileramt of the St. Gallen monastery. The federal governor of Thurgau carried out maleficent judgments . The Thurlinden Freigericht , to which the farmers of free farms in the area belonged , also met in Rickenbach .
In 838 there was a church in Rickenbach, whose patronage and church structure belonged to the St. Gallen monastery. From 1350 to 1422 Rickenbach was a branch church of Kirchberg . From 1529 to 1531 the parish temporarily followed the Reformed faith. In 1644 today's St. Verena Church was rebuilt. After the dissolution of the Dreizelgenwirtschaft , from the 19th century Rickenbach increasingly ran cattle and dairy farming with a cheese dairy. The mill from the 13th century was expanded to become a wholesale mill (Eberle Mühlen) in 1919 and closed in 2000. The Eschmann bell foundry existed until 1973. After the construction of the A1 motorway and the growth of Wil , the population in Rickenbach doubled from 1960 to 1990.
coat of arms
A similar coat of arms has been used by the municipality since the 19th century. The bridge stands for the Thur crossing , the colors refer to the close relationship between the village and the St. Gallen Abbey. After the local community of Rickenbach bei Wil merged in 1998 to form the political community of Rickenbach, the coat of arms continued to be used.
Of the total of 2,771 inhabitants in the municipality of Rickenbach in 2018, 1,019 or 36.8% were foreign nationals. 1110 (40.1%) were Roman Catholic and 425 (15.3%) Protestant Reformed.
In 2016, Rickenbach offered 797 jobs (converted to full-time positions). Of these, 0.3% worked in agriculture and forestry, 33.1% in industry, trade and construction and 66.6% in the service sector.
Rickenbach benefits from its proximity to Wil from the local train station and from the connection to the A1 motorway , which can be reached in a few minutes. Rickenbach is on the Wil - Kirchberg - Gähwil bus line from WilMobil . For several years there has been significantly less through traffic through Rickenbach, as the traffic flows have been diverted somewhat by means of a bypass road and traffic calming measures.
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- Thurgau in figures 2019 . On the website of the Statistical Office of the Canton of Thurgau (PDF file; 1.8 MB), accessed on April 28, 2020.
- Localities and their resident population. Edition 2019 . On the website of the Statistical Office of the Canton of Thurgau (Excel table; 0.1 MB), accessed on April 28, 2020.
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Erich Trösch: Rickenbach (TG). In: Historical Lexicon of Switzerland .
These sections are largely based on the entry in the Historical Lexicon of Switzerland (HLS), which, according to the HLS's usage information, is under the Creative Commons license - Attribution - Share under the same conditions 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0).
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