Buttenwiesen is a municipality in the Swabian district of Dillingen on the Danube.

  • 2.1 Amalgamations
  • 2.2 Population development
  • 3.1 municipal
  • 3.2 Coat of Arms
  • 5.1 Economy, agriculture and forestry
  • 5.2 Education
  • 5.3 traffic
  • 6.1 Renewable Energies


Geographical location

Buttenwiesen belongs to the region of Augsburg. The municipality is located in the lower Zusamtal.

Community structure

The community is adjacent to the main town Buttenwiesen from local parts Almhof, Bartl Stock Schwaige Beutmühle, Field Bach, Ms. Stetten, Greggenhof, rear Ried, Illemad, Lauterbach, Ludwig Schwaige Mayerhof, Neuweiler, Oberthürheim, Oberpfaffenhofen at the con, floor mill, Unterthürheim, Vorderried and Wortelstetten.

There are the following districts: Buttenwiesen, Ms. Stetten, Lauterbach, Oberthürheim, Oberpfaffenhofen at the con, and Unterthürheim Wortelstetten.


The Buttenwiesen castle was in the 12th and 13th centuries in the possession of the Lords of the boar - Reisensburg and died in 1270 at the Margraviate of Burgau, who held the lordship in Buttenwiesen to the early 19th century. The place Buttenwiesen was the seat of an Upper and Lower court belonging to Austria Margraviate. With the peace treaties of Brno and Bratislava in 1805 the site became part of Bavaria. On the territory of the present municipality of the communities Buttenwiesen, Ms. Stetten, Lauterbach, Oberthürheim, Oberpfaffenhofen adZusam, Unterthürheim and Wortelstetten were formed by the congregation of 1818.

From the mid- 1970s, consideration was given to build a nuclear power plant in the district at the Oberpfaffenhofen co. The potential site was abandoned by Cabinet decision in 1999.


On 1 May 1978, the formerly independent municipalities woman Stetten, Lauterbach, Oberpfaffenhofen at the con, and Thürheim Wortelstetten were incorporated. The community Thürheim was only two years ago, re-formed on 1 January 1976, by the merger of the former municipalities Oberthürheim and Unterthürheim.

Population Development


Since 2004, Norbert Beutmüller (CDU Buttenwiesen ) Mayor of Buttenwiesen. He is the successor of Leo Schrell ( as mayor at election CSU proposal, now FUW ), who was elected to the district administrator in the district of Dillingen on the Danube. In July 2010 Beutmüller was confirmed in a runoff election with 54.88 % of the vote in office.

Parish council

The municipal tax revenue amounted to the equivalent of € 5,812,000 in 1999, which amounted to the trade tax revenues ( net) converted € 3.704 million.

Coat of arms

Coat Description: " split by a turned rambled, five times divided by red and silver and finished with a golden pile tip front in silver a continuous black Tatzenkreuz, back in silver, schwarzgefugtem masonry a black pointed arch door with two left-hung golden Volutenbändern. "


  • Catholic parish church of Holy Trinity in Buttenwiesen
  • Synagogue and Jewish cemetery in Buttenwiesen
  • Branch church in Vorderried, created with Tonmadonna of Vorderried, in 1400 by an unknown master
  • Catholic parish church of St. Anna in woman Stetten
  • Chapel of St. Stefan in Hinterrried
  • Catholic parish church of St. Stefan in Lauterbach, with parsonage, built in 1727/1728, an old German manor.
  • Catholic parish church of St. Nicholas in Oberthürheim, built in 1596, with baroque Stations of the Cross from the broken monastery Fultenbach.
  • Catholic parish church Maria Hilf in Unterthürheim
  • Thürlesberg, former residential castle of the minstrel Ulrich von Thürheim and ancestral castle of this noble family
  • Parish Church of St. Martin in Oberpfaffenhofen at the con, built in 1722 by Joseph Schmuzer from Wessobrunn
  • Catholic parish church of St. George in Wortelstetten
  • Railroad car from the railway enthusiasts Buttenwiesen. The car stands on the former station and is open from about 20 clock every Thursday

Economy and infrastructure

Economy, agriculture and forestry

There were according to official statistics in 1998 in the field of agriculture and forestry twelve, in the production sector 982 and 491 social insurance in trade and transport workers at the workplace. In other areas, were employed to social security at the workplace 121 people. Social insurance contributions at residence, there were a total of 1940. In manufacturing, there was no, in the construction industry 18 companies. In addition, in 1999, there were 141 farms with an agricultural area of 4073 hectares. Of these, 3299 of arable land and 771 permanent grassland.


In Buttenwiesen there is the Ulrich -von- Thürheim Elementary School Buttenwiesen and part of the main school value Willingen, also the folk high school Zusamtal value Willingen- Buttenwiesen eV and five kindergartens.


Buttenwiesen is located on State Road 2027, which connects Wertingen with Donauwörth.

Until 1997, had Buttenwiesen and woman Stetten a station on the railway line Mertingen value Ingen. The passenger traffic came to a halt in 1981.

In public transport Buttenwiesen is served by the following lines of the Augsburg Transport Association:

In addition, the timetable change in December 2014 a new bus route planned with the following path:

Ms. Stetten - Buttenwiesen - Blenheim on the Danube (DB) - Dillingen an der Donau - Lauingen.


Renewable Energies

Buttenwiesen is a community role model in terms of renewable energy. So there are in the community two solar parks, four biogas plants, solar roofs citizens at all appropriate public buildings and three hydroelectric power plants. There is also an award-winning concept for a triple sports hall, which has a biomass heating system.

Pictures of Buttenwiesen