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Coat of arms of the city Stadtbergen
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Coordinates: 48 ° 22 '  N , 10 ° 51'  E

Basic data
State : Bavaria
Administrative region : Swabia
County : augsburg
Height : 481 m above sea level NHN
Area : 11.49 km 2
Residents: 15,096 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 1314 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 86391
Area code : 0821
License plate : A , SMÜ, WHO
Community key : 09 7 72 202
City structure: 4 parts of the community

City administration address :
Oberer Stadtweg 2
86391 Stadtbergen
Website :
Mayor : Paulus Metz ( CSU )
Location of the city of Stadtbergen in the Augsburg district
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Stadtbergen is a town in the Swabian district of Augsburg . It borders directly on the western edge of the city of Augsburg .

Parish parts

The city consists of four municipal parts, the formerly independent municipalities Stadtbergen , Leitershofen and Deuringen as well as the newly added Virchow district , with the common town hall in the largest district ( Stadtbergen ).

Each old local area has its own volunteer fire brigade and sports club. Stadtbergen and Leitershofen also have their own primary school , while the common secondary school is located next to the Stadtberger primary school.


Stadtbergen, which emerged from the then independent municipalities Deuringen, Leitershofen and Stadtbergen as part of the municipal reform on May 1, 1978 , is located on the western edge of Augsburg and has a total area of ​​1,200 ha. On June 14, 1985, the municipality Stadtbergen was raised to the market because it had exceeded the population of 12,000.

With effect from May 12, 2007, the Stadtbergen market was elevated to the status of a city, this was announced by the Bavarian State Minister Günther Beckstein on January 10, 2007.

The first documented mentions of the three Stadtberger districts go back to the 11th to 13th centuries, with the emergence of Leitershofen and Stadtbergen going back around 1000 years and that of Deuringen possibly to the Alemannic period. Thanks to archaeological excavations, the first human traces can be found much earlier. The Hallstatt or early La Tene Age burial mounds discovered between Leitershofen and Stadtbergen are important here . And point to an early settlement of this area, albeit limited in time.

The Romans also left traces in today's Stadtbergen. In addition to Roman stones that were discovered in the churchyard wall of the St. Nicholas Church in Stadtberg, it is especially the villa suburbana that deserves mention. This Roman country house , which already existed in the first century AD, was a luxurious, magnificent building with a spacious entrance area, colored wall cladding made of marble and representative corner towers. The complex with a dimension of about 63 × 39 meters existed until the 4th century and was then abandoned or destroyed in the course of the Alemanni invasions.

The history of rulership in the Middle Ages and the early modern period was shaped by numerous changes of ownership by clergy and secular lords.

Stadtbergen, which was probably founded from Pfersee, was first owned by the episcopal chamberlain von Wellenburg and was given to a family named after the place. Later, several Augsburg patrician families were found in what was then "Perga" or "Bergen". In 1497 almost the whole town came to the Augsburg Cathedral Monastery , which held its property in Stadtbergen until it was secularized .

(Former) coat of arms of Leitershofen
Inscription on the Bräuhaus Stadtbergen with reference to the Mozart family

Leitershofen, the former "Liutericheshouen", was a Gögginger cultivation settlement and was subordinate to the Augsburg bishops , who lent the place on to episcopal truchess . Later the property came as an official loan to the episcopal treasurer of Wellenburg. With the acquisition of the Wellenburg rule by the Fuggers in 1595, Leitershofen also came into their possession and remained there until the end of the Old Kingdom . A branch of the Mozart family , ancestors of the famous composer WA Mozart , comes from Leitershofen. The oldest proven ancestor, Hans Mozart, lived in Leitershofen in 1525 and his great-great-uncle built the Stadtberger Bräuhaus in 1690.

“Tuiringen”, which later became Deuringen, was - like Stadtbergen and Leitershofen - originally in episcopal ownership and later passed to the marshals of Donnersberg and finally to the Augsburg Heilig-Geist-Spital in the 13th century . After the place, which existed as a single farm for a long time, was devastated in the Thirty Years' War , the von Schnurbein family acquired the property in 1711.

In addition to the ecclesiastical and secular rulers mentioned above, the monasteries of St. Ulrich and Afra , St. Georg , St. Katharina, St. Moritz, St. Cross and the bishopric in what is now Stadtbergen were wealthy.

Signs of this time have survived to this day, especially the castles in Leitershofen and Stadtbergen are witnesses and symbols of former local authorities. The Upper Castle in Leitershofen Kirchberg 3 was first mentioned in 1257 and in the 18th century temporarily contained a chapel. In the building, which was rebuilt around 1730/40 and changed in the 19th century, a lemonade factory was temporarily housed.

The Lower Castle (Schloßstr. 12), which appears in the documents for the first time in 1355, was also redesigned for residential purposes. After the French Revolution it partially served as accommodation for French émigrés , including Abbé Leonor Francois de Tournely , who later founded the order “Dames du Sacré Coeur”. Stadtberger Schloss was built in 1586 by Hans Holl, the father of the famous Elias Holl . It came into the possession of the Inner Mission in 1926 and served numerous purposes with a home character. The Diakonisches Werk has been running an old people's home there since 1971 .

But not only secular buildings adorn today's Stadtbergen, but also sacred buildings , such as the St. Joseph's Chapel in Deuringen, built in 1721 and renovated in 1989. The St. Oswald Church rises on a small hill in Leitershofen, the oldest previous building of which dates back to the late Romanesque period (approx. 1250). Today's church was built in 1732, and the stucco work by Matthias Lotter deserves a special mention. The third old church in Stadtbergen is also interesting in terms of art history. Parts of the tower and the choir of St. Nicholas go into the 14th / 15th centuries. Century back and the nave, which was rebuilt in 1730, was painted by Johann Georg Bergmüller and Johann Georg Wolcker and stuccoed by Andreas Heinz.

Population development

Between 1988 and 2018, the market or the city (since 2007) grew from 12,054 to 15,010 by 2,956 inhabitants or 24.5%.


City Councilor and Mayor

Stadtbergen town hall

Allocation of seats in the 24-member city council (as of: 2020 local elections):

  • CSU : 10 seats
  • SPD : 4 seats
  • Free voters: 2 seats
  • PRO Stadtbergen: 2 seats
  • GREEN : 6 seats

From 1992 to 2011 Ludwig Fink (SPD) was mayor of Stadtbergen. Paul Metz (CSU) has been mayor since October 13, 2011. The second mayor is Michael Smischek (CSU). The third mayor is Martina Bauer (Greens).

Twin cities

Stadtbergen has the following partner locations:

Stadtbergen is part of a three-way partnership through the connection agreed between Brie-Comte-Robert and Bagnolo Mella.

The special thing about the contact with Fukushima is the fact that the friendship exists between the municipality of Stadtbergen and the entire prefecture of Fukushima. The origin of the friendship was an initiative of the German-Japanese Society , which looked for host families for Japanese young people all over Germany.

After the Tōhoku earthquake in 2011 with the subsequent tsunami as well as the nuclear accidents in Fukushima-Daiichi , the project “City Mountains Helps!” Was launched on the initiative of the mayor.

coat of arms

The church in Stadtbergen's coat of arms represents the parish church of St. Nikolaus . The hills in the base of the shield symbolize the Hallstatt or early La Tene period burial mounds. The colors red and silver refer to the bishopric of Augsburg , the former important landlord of Stadtbergen.


The automation technology manufacturer Erhardt + Leimer , which was founded in Augsburg-Pfersee in 1919, has its headquarters in Stadtbergen .


Road traffic

In a north-south direction, the four-lane, motorway-like B 17 touches Stadtbergen, which can be reached directly via the Stadtbergen / Pfersee exit . The district of Leitershofen also has its own exit on the B 17.

In the north of the urban area, the likewise four-lane B 300 runs in an east-west direction .


Large parts of the city of Stadtbergen are served by two tram lines operated by the Augsburger Verkehrsgesellschaft (AVG).

Line 3 runs from Haunstetten West in Augsburg via Augsburg main station and Augsburg-Pfersee to the main town (final stop: Stadtbergen). The Virchow district , which is located near the clinic in Stadtbergen, is served by line 2, which comes from Haunstetten-Nord via Königsplatz and Augsburg-Oberhausen train station .

bus connections

All districts are connected by the regional bus line 641, which runs every 30 minutes on weekdays within Stadtbergen.

In addition, the city bus line 32 of the Augsburger Verkehrsgesellschaft travels via the Bürgermeister-Ackermann-Straße (B 300) through the Virchow district to the Uniklinik / Bezirkskrankenhaus stop north of the Stadtberger city limits.

On the nights from Thursday to Friday, Friday to Saturday and Saturday to Sunday, the night bus route 91 runs from Königsplatz via Pfersee to the final stop Stadtbergen.


"Western Forests" Nature Park

The western forests in the west of Stadtbergen offer a relaxing and peaceful experience of nature and a destination for walking, cycling and hiking. The main route of the Swabian-Allgäu hiking trail, which begins in Stadtbergen (end point Sonthofen ), crosses this nature park.

City festival

Once in spring, a city festival for the four districts takes place at the Stadtberger sports facility. It begins on the day before Ascension Day and lasts five days. In addition to many attractions and shows for young and old, the festival offers both sporting activities and culinary specialties in and around the festival tent. Until 2006, the festival was called "Market Festival" with the city elevation in 2007, it was renamed "City Festival".

Architectural monuments

Public facilities

Citizens' Hall

Since October 10, 2003, the Bürgersaal Stadtbergen has not only offered a varied cultural program from cabaret to classical music under the motto "Culture & Events", but also a forum for seminars, conferences and commercial events.


The Stadtbergen library and its branch in the Leitershofen district offer a range of around 27,000 media on around 480 m 2 of presentation space .

Indoor swimming pool

Stadtbergen indoor swimming pool

The indoor swimming pool, built in 1973 and renovated several times, offers relaxation and bathing pleasure, especially in summer with the sunbathing area.


In the district of Leitershofen there is the socio-economic institute International Institute for empirical social economy .



TSV Leitershofen

The German in the 2013/14 season in the third highest basketball league ProB playing BG Leitershofen / Bergen is the most successful sports club in Bergen. In the 2011/12 season, the first team, known as the top star Kangaroos, even played in the second-highest German basketball league, the ProA , but failed to stay up.

The largest sports club in Stadtbergen is TSG Stadtbergen. It includes departments such as: gymnastics, soccer, swimming, athletics, tennis, table tennis, skiing & hiking.

The footballers of TSG Stadtbergen played 1978/79 for one season in the Landesliga Süd, which at that time was the fourth highest German division. Today the team plays in the Augsburg district league , as does that of TSV Leitershofen .

The Leitershofen volunteer fire brigade has existed since 1875. It has around 200 passive members, the active team comprises 55 firefighters and 10 young people (as of 2019).

In the west of Stadtbergen is the 9-hole golf course of the Golf Club Leitershofen e. V. The golf club was founded by members of the US armed forces and passed to the German club members after the American location was closed in 1998. The facility offers a beautiful view of the city of Augsburg.

Stadtbergen also has a number of other clubs with different goals.

sons and daughters of the town


  • Gunther Gottlieb and Walter Pötzl (eds.): History of the market town of Stadtbergen. Stadtbergen 1992, 680 pp.
  • Werthefrongel, Thomas: Greetings and sip !: Old postcards from Stadtbergen, Leitershofen, Deuringen. Stadtbergen: 2014; 87 pp.
  • Hausmann, Alfred: Stadtbergen's story - viewed through a beer glass (in: Stadtberger Bote; Hefte 1/2012 - 1/2013)
  • Hausmann / Werthefrongel: The Ziegelhof - from brick slippers to children, animals, therapists. (Augsburg: The Colorful Circle 2015; here only the historical part. )
  • Ruckdeschel, Wilhelm: Water for city mountains - development of a communal water supply (in: Sanitary and heating technology; H.6 / 1994)
  • Ortschronik Deuringen: historical development and facts of the municipality of Deuringen ... Augsburg: 1978; 167 pp.
  • Hierdeis, Winfried: “Yes, Buaba, des ka ma fei it so lossa!” Stories from the post-war period in Stadtbergen (1945–1955). Augsburg: 2011; 94 pp.
  • Schneider, Anton: Parish Church of St. Nicholas - Stadtbergen. Hallbergmoos: 2011; 26 pp.
  • Werthefrongel, Thomas: Flashback - Stadtbergen, Leitershofen Deuringen on old photographs. Exhibition documentation. Stadtbergen: 2017; 63 pp.

Web links

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

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. ^ Municipality of Stadtbergen in the local database of the Bavarian State Library Online . Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, accessed on August 24, 2019 .. According to the BLO, there are only three parts of the community.
  3. ^ 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, Stuttgart / Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1 , p. 768 .
  4. ^ StBA: Changes in the municipalities in Germany, see 2007
  5. Stadtbergen helps! ( Memento from February 9, 2012 in the Internet Archive )
  6. Till Hofmann: A small town helps in great need - How Stadtbergen stands up for the people in the Fukushima region . Augsburg General . March 17, 2011. Retrieved March 18, 2011.