Aichen is a municipality in the Swabian district of Günzburg and a member of the administrative community Ziemetshausen.

  • 3.1 Coat of Arms
  • 5.1 Economy, agriculture and forestry
  • 5.2 Education
  • 6.1 Sons and daughters of the town


Aichen lies in the Danube-Iller region.

The community Aichen consists of the formerly independent communities Aichen, Memmenhausen and Obergessertshausen.


Aichen belonged to the monastery of St. Moritz ( Free Imperial City of Augsburg ). Since the peace treaties of Brno and Bratislava in 1805 the place belonged to Bavaria. In the course of administrative reform in the Kingdom of Bavaria was born with the congregation of 1818, the current community.

Community name

In 1865 the church was officially renamed Gessertshausen Obergessertshausen. The newly formed on 1 January 1976 from the merger of Memmenhausen and Obergessertshausen community was named Aichen.


On January 1, 1972, until then independent municipality Aichen was incorporated by Obergessertshausen. On January 1, 1976, and Memmenhausen Obergessertshausen merged to form the new municipality Aichen.

Population Development


The council has 12 members. Since the local elections of 2002, the seats are distributed on the following lists:

  • Free electorate Obergessertshausen: 5 seats
  • CSU / Independent voter block Memmenhausen: 4 seats
  • Free electorate Aichen: 3 seats

Mayor since 1996 Alois Kling ( CSU / UWB / FWS ).

The municipal tax revenue amounted to the equivalent of € 393,000 in 1999, which amounted to the trade tax revenues ( net) converted € 27,000.

The community Aichen not among the perennials.

Coat of arms

Under golden head of the shield, is a green acorn with three green oak leaves, split, forward diagonally left five times shared by silver and red, topped with a golden pile, back in red with a silver side rafters.

Monuments / archaeological monuments

Economy and infrastructure

Economy, agriculture and forestry

There were 1998 in the field of agriculture and forestry none, in the manufacturing sector and 23 in the area of ​​trade and transport any social insurance contributions at the workplace. In other areas, were employed to social security at the work twelve people. Social insurance contributions at residence, there were a total of 406 in the manufacturing sector and in construction there were no farms. There were in 1999, 52 farms with an agricultural area of 1,030 ha, of which 334 were hectares of arable land and 696 ha of permanent grassland.


There are the following facilities (as of 1999):

  • Kindergarten: 25 kindergarten places with 25 children


Sons and daughters of the town

  • Berta Schmid ( born 1951 ), Member of the Bavarian Parliament (CSU )