Dagmersellen is a municipality in the constituency Willisau the canton of Lucerne in Switzerland.

The old church was Dagmersellen on 1 January 2006 Buchs LU and Uffikon distinctive territorial through the merger with the earlier communities, increased terms of population by about a third.

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Dagmersellen is located on the Swiss Plateau on the banks of the Wigger. The municipality is bordered to the west and north by Reiden, on the northeast by Knutwil, on the southeast by Mauensee, to the south Wauwil, Egolzwil and Nebikon and on the southwest by Altishofen.


The population grew until 1850 substantially ( from 1798 to 1850: 56.5 %). However, not as strong as in many other rural communities at that time - In two steps she then fell to 1900 as a result of migration ( -11.2 % from 1850 to 1900 ). By 1950, it grew again slowly to the level of 1850 Thereafter, the population increased within half a century enormous. ( 1950-2000: 64.0 %). Since then, a stagnation has occurred with a slight decline in population.


The population speaks as an everyday language a highly Alemannic dialect. At the last census in 2000 gave 89.22 % German, 2.54% and 2.14 % Italian Albanian as the main language.

Religions - faiths

Previously, all residents of the community members of the Roman Catholic Church. By leaving the church and immigration from other regions in Switzerland and abroad, this has changed. Today ( as of 2000) provides for the religious landscape as follows: There are 81.12 % Roman Catholic, Evangelical Protestant, and 7.97% 2.75% Orthodox Christians. In addition, one finds 2.39% non-religious, Muslims 2.23% and 0.30 % Hindu. The Muslims are less than Bosniaks all Albanians from Kosovo and Macedonia. The Hindus are Tamils ​​from Sri Lanka.

Origin - Nationality

The end of 2006 by the 4'554 3'999 Swiss population and 555 ( = 12.2% ) are foreigners. At the date of the last census was 81.88 % ( 84.26 % including dual citizens ) Swiss nationals. The largest immigrant groups come from Serbia and Montenegro (6.98 % including dual citizens, both Albanians as Slavs ), Italy ( 3.90% including dual citizens ), Portugal ( 2.23% including dual citizens ) and Spain (1.09 %).


In the story occurs Dagmersellen, or how it should have been called right Tagmarsellen, in the year 1076 a. Back then, the greater part of the village to the Barons of Wolhusen who had other possessions in Wiggertal. They secured, along with other nobles, the border against the Burgundian kingdom with castles from. During this time, probably written on the Gäitschiflüeli a wooden castle. Baron Seliger appeared as a monk in the monastery of Einsiedeln and bequeathed his estates in the dark forest in Dagmersellen, Ettiswil, Wauwil and Egolzwil.

On the hermit Dinghof held the Abbot, or his deputy, twice in court. So officiated 1334 Hans Waldmann, the mayor of Zurich, as a hermit pin Ammann in Tagmarsellen.

1262 was awarded the advocacy of the Dinghof the nobles of consolation mountain Abbot Heinrich. These possessed in the community also some goods and a water castle (now the Steiner family farm at the Kreuzbergstrasse where on the east side nor the former moat can be seen). This castle must have been destroyed in the period before the Battle of Sempach. On May 18, 1679 reclusive goods came to Lucerne. Thus, the Lucerne possessions were rounded in the northwestern part of the canton.

In August 1798 Dagmersellen was occupied by the French Army.

The 19th century is the era of industrialization. 1858 opened Hermann and Carl Senn of Zofingen in the Tell a silk ribbon weaving with 96 looms. 1865 was followed by an art mill, three years later was on the municipal boundary, a cotton weaving.

The construction of the Central Railway brought about 1855 a great change for the village.

In 1980, the A2 motorway was opened and brought the village a noticeable relief from through traffic.

On 1 January 2006, the neighboring municipalities Uffikon and book were incorporated in Dagmersellen. In late November 2004, the voters had clearly approved this step in the three communities: In Dagmersellen with 960:263 votes ( turnout 56.4 per cent), in Uffikon with 306:52 ( 73.3 ) and in the book with 196:16 ( 78.9 ).

Arts Culture

Since 1994, the community assigns a culture chunk of associations, institutions or individuals, who through their work and efforts to help shape the cultural life in Dagmersellen. The culture chunk in the levels of the year, for 2010, so 2010 francs is to be understood as recognition and appreciation as well as an incentive to remain committed to the cultural shaping the living environment of Dagmersellen.

In the village there is the controversial art project Tempelhof Uffikon, which is referred to as a dream 113 000 square meter piece of art.


FC Dagmersellen, music society Dagmersellen, Beerebiisser Dagmersellen, Häppereschweller Dagmersellen, Jungwacht and blue ring Dagmersellen, community college Dagmersellen, Navo, Feldschützengesellschaft Dagmersellen, Ski Club Dagmersellen SCD, Sports Club Uffikon, TC Dagmersellen, TVD Active, TVD handball, Velo- Club Dagmersellen, hiking group Wiggertal Dagmersellen, harmonica club Dagmersellen and environment.


The following companies are among other things in Dagmersellen:

Bekon coral AG, Emmi Milch AG, Gezolan AG, Hugo Willimann AG, Josef Arnet AG, JT International AG (Japan Tobacco), Pan Gas AG, Aldi, Galliker, Nestle AG, Hiestand AG, Jumbo


Dagmersellen has a station on the main north-south route of the Swiss Federal Railways from Olten to Luzern and is served by regional trains as well as the S8 from Olten to Sursee. Also, there are two bus lines that served a Dagmersellen - Sursee the other Dagmersellen - Nebikon - Schötz - Ebersecken.

The village lies on the north -south highway connecting A2.


In Dagmersellen takes place annually on 26 December, the International Radquer instead.


Entrance to the village of Willisau Coming

Catholic church under construction

Reformed Church