Fountain is a community in the Upper Bavarian district of Neuburg -Schrobenhausen and a member of the administrative community Schrobenhausen.
- 3.1 Coat of Arms
- 4.1 monuments
- 5.1 Economy, agriculture and forestry
- 5.2 traffic
- 5.3 Formation
Fountain lies in the planning region of Ingolstadt.
There are the following districts: Fountain and High Ried.
Fountains, situated on the edge of the tertiary hill country to the Danube Moss, is a place with 4,000 to 6,000 years of settlement, which was confirmed by several archaeological finds.
Between the moated castles Upper and Lower Arnbach, located on the way connections from Hohenwart and Neuburg and Pottmes and Reichertshofen, fountains was a customs station in the 13th century.
Fountain was part of the Electorate of Bavaria, thus also had the kurbayerische moss office in wells one seat
Fountain was a part of the closed Hofmark Niederarnbach the barons of purlins. In the course of administrative reform in Bavaria, was born with the congregation of 1818, the current community.
The municipal well is predominantly Catholic.
On the territory of the commune were 1970 1.297 1987 1.440 and then counted 1,549 inhabitants in 2000.
Thomas Wagner ( CSU / CDU Community ) was elected on 15 July 2012 as the first mayor; He succeeds John Wenger (CDU Community in office from May 1996 to July 2012 ). Its predecessor was Willhelm Kopold.
The municipal tax revenue amounted to the equivalent of € 644,000 in 1999, which amounted to the trade tax revenues ( net) converted € 105,000.
Coat of arms
Divided by silver and black; above a border, herschauender, red reinforced black lion, down a silver potato flower with golden stamens.
Coat of Arms History: The lion is taken from the coat of arms of the family of purlins. The Barons of purlins acquired 1665 Hofmark Niederarnbach, which largely coincides with the later municipality of wells. The area of up to 1978 independent community Hohenried was located since 1665 in the possession of the purlins family. Since 1838, the patrimonial courts were merged on judicial and administrative seat Niederarnbach. The family of purlins practiced until the abolition of patrimonial rule from 1848 rights in today's municipality of wells.
Culture and sights
- Sports club DJK wells
- St. Michael's Church
- St. Margaret Church ( Hohen Ried)
- High Rieder Musibuam
List of monuments in wells ( Bavaria )
Economy and infrastructure
Economy, agriculture and forestry
It was in 1998 according to official statistics in the field of Agriculture and Forestry 11, 114 in manufacturing and in trade and transport 34 persons work at the workplace. In other areas, were employed to social security at the workplace 17 people. Social insurance contributions at residence, there were a total of 553 in the manufacturing sector, there was no, in construction 2 companies. In addition, in 1999, there were 104 farms with an agricultural area of 2,309 ha, of which 2,025 hectares of arable land and 279 ha of permanent grassland.
Since 1875, the couple runs on the outskirts Valley Railway. In December 2016 breakpoint is to be reopened here.
There are the following facilities (as of 2011):
- Kindergartens: 2 Facilities with 75 kindergartens and 65 children cared for