Ulmerfeld ( village )
cadastral community Ulmerfeld
|Pole. District , state||Amstetten (AM), Lower Austria|
|Pole. local community||Amstetten|
|Residents of the village||919 (January 1, 2020)|
|Building status||245 (2001)|
|Area d. KG||2.2 km²|
|Cadastral parish number||03042|
|Counting district / district||Ulmerfeld (30502 050)|
|Source: STAT : index of places ; BEV : GEONAM ; NÖGIS|
On August 15, 995, Ulmerfeld was mentioned for the first time in an exchange document from Bishop Gottschalk of Passau , which confirmed the handover of Ulmerfeld by King Otto III. to the Bishop of Freising. In 1250 Ulmerfeld was separated from the Amstetten parish together with Neuhofen . The church in Ulmerfeld became a branch church of Neuhofen.
In 1321 the castle was expanded as an administrative center and seat of the Freising caretaker . In 1390 the market was fortified with a curtain wall and three gate towers. In 1569 the Mohrenkopf coat of arms was awarded by the Bishop of Freising. In 1803 the rule of the Hochstift Freising ended , the castle and the rule became temporarily state domains, Ulmerfeld was given its own parish.
In 1850 the municipality of Ulmerfeld was established, which was dissolved after the annexation of Austria in 1938. After the Second World War, the districts of Ulmerfeld and Hausmening became independent communities again. In 1965 the parishes of Ulmerfeld and Hausmening were merged. In 1972 the communities Ulmerfeld-Hausmening, Mauer and Preinsbach were merged with the city of Amstetten.
- Parish Church “St. Peter and Paul "
- Ulmerfeld Castle , now a youth hostel
The Ulmerfeld-Hausmening train station is on the Rudolfsbahn .
Personalities of the place
- Ferdinand Gießauf (1913–1985), Abbot of the Cistercian Monastery of Zwettl
- Helene von Damm (* 1938), US ambassador to Austria
- Emperor Otto III. gives Bishop Gotesschalch von Freising six king hooves in Ulmerfeld for exchange. Certificate No. 170 in: Theodor Sickel (Ed.): Diplomata 13: The documents Otto II. And Otto III. (Ottonis II. Et Ottonis III. Diplomata). Hanover 1893, pp. 581-582 ( Monumenta Germaniae Historica , version )