Karlshuld is a community in the Upper Bavarian district of Neuburg -Schrobenhausen. It is considered a ' metropolis ' of Donaumoos.

  • 3.1 Mayor
  • 3.2 municipal


The municipality lies in the planning region of Ingolstadt, and consists of six parts of the municipality Karlshuld, Grass Home, Kleinhohenried, Kochheim, Nazibühl and Neuschwetzingen.


The village was founded in the wake of the 1790 started draining the Donaumoos in 1795 as a colony of Karl Freiherr v. Eckart, and also named after this. The place was until 1840 the seat of a Adelshofmark (or a Patrimonialgerichts ). 1804 they had over 300 inhabitants - five times more than originally planned. Due to the influx of colonists there in Karlshuld since the 19th century next to the Catholic, a Protestant parish church, a special feature in the rural area of Old Bavaria, which is also characteristic of the two neighboring communities Untermaxfeld and Ludwigsmoos. The living conditions were very hard, especially in the early days and improved over the course of decades, only a little. 1824 again a little later closed spinning mill was built, there was next to basketry, 1898 was the Moor Research Institute. 1910 the municipality had 1,481 inhabitants. The place retained features of a state of emergency area, until finally in 1945 the basic economic boom in West Germany began, with the proximity to the industrial city of Ingolstadt impact and more positive for Karlshuld over time.


On 1 May 1978, until then independent municipality grass home and part of the mountain community were incorporated in the district.



Mayor Karl Seitle (CDU ). He was elected unopposed in 2008 with 97.27 % again.

Parish council

The local council in the election period 2008/14:

  • CDU 12 seats
  • CSU 6 seats
  • SPD 2 seats


List of monuments in Karlshuld


In Karlshuld there is a Catholic and an Evangelical Lutheran church and a primary school (elementary and secondary school ).