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community Hörgertshausen
Coordinates: 48 ° 34 ′ 37 "  N , 11 ° 52 ′ 26"  E
Height : 494 m
Residents : 104
Incorporation : May 1, 1978
Postal code : 85413
Area code : 08754
Sielstetten (Bavaria)

Location of Sielstetten in Bavaria

Aerial view of Sielstetten
Aerial view of Sielstetten

Sielstetten is a northern part of the Bavarian municipality of Hörgertshausen in the Freising district .


The settlement history of the village goes back to the 7th or 8th century with the church patron St. Stephanus and the settlement movement through the Moosburg monastery to the northern borders of the Freising diocese . The place name can be derived from the place of Sigoldis. The first documentary mention took place relatively late in the year 1052, when a Liutpold de Sigihohestetten was mentioned in the Moosburg tradition codex. Until the place name Sielstetten prevailed in 1874, he had a wide variety of writing styles from Sigolstetten to Sichlstätten. The place belonged with 5 courtyards to the governorate Grafendorf and 7 courtyards to the governorate Schergenöd in the regional court district Moosburg and Landshut rent office . In the course of the administrative reforms in Bavaria in 1818, the chairmanships were converted into the municipalities and Sielstetten became part of the Grafendorf municipality . In 1858 the people of Sielstetten wanted to move to the Margarethenried community , but were rejected by the ministry.

On May 1, 1978 the community Grafendorf was dissolved in the course of the regional reform and Sielstetten became a district of the community Hörgertshausen.

Population development

The population of Sielstetten has developed as follows since 1877:

year Residents
1877 93
1928 120
1952 131
1978 104
1987 104

Culture and sights

Filial church of St. Stephen
  • Filialkirche St. Stephanus: Newly built subsidiary church in 1716, which belongs to the parish of Margarethenried.

See also → List of architectural monuments in Hörgertshausen

Regular events

  • Holy Mass with blessing of horses and a ride around the church on patronage day: On December 26th, a horse blessing with ride around the church takes place every year. The origins are in pre-Christian times and were celebrated around the winter solstice in honor of Wotan . This custom was held in honor of the arch martyr after Christianization .


The district road FS 26 runs through Sielstetten .

Web links

Commons : Sielstetten  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ A b Alfons Wörner: Heimatbuch Hörgertshausen . Ed .: Municipality of Hörgertshausen. Hörgertshausen 1982.
  2. Bavarikon - Sielstetten, accessed on October 6, 2016