Rainbach im Innkreis

Rain creek in Innkreis is a municipality in Upper Austria in Schärding district in Innviertel with 1502 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2013). The municipality is located in the judicial district Schärding.


Rain creek in Innkreis lies on 371 m altitude in Innviertel. The expansion is 9.4 kilometers from north to south, from west to east 5.3 km. The total area is 24.5 km ². 20.8% of the area is forested, 71.8 % of the area is used for agriculture.

Districts of the municipality

Erledt, Höcking, Höretzberg, Haselbach, Hauzing, Hingsham, Kapfham, Korneredt, places wood, Pfaffing, Rain creek in Innkreis, Randolfing, Salling, Sinzing, Steinberg, Sumetsrad, Weizenau, Wienering.

Coat of arms

Official description of the municipality coat of arms, "In green, a blue, golden lace details, diagonally left wave beams, accompanied by the figure of two golden keys with averted beards and handles in Vierpaßform. " The church colors are green - yellow-blue.


Since the establishment of the Duchy of Bavaria, the place was Bavarian until 1779 and came to the Peace of Teschen with the Innviertel (then ' Innbaiern ') to Austria. During the Napoleonic Wars shortly Bavarian, He joined the 1814 final to Upper Austria. After the annexation of Austria to the German Reich on 13 March 1938, the village belonged to the Upper Danube. In 1945 the restoration of Upper Austria.


  • Mayor is Alois Boxrucker (ÖVP ).

Population Development

In 1991, the municipality had 1457 inhabitants according to the census, in 2001 then 1493 inhabitants.

Culture and sights

Regular events

  • Rainbacher Gospels Games: Since 2004, held the Gospels games a year. Listed in the first year under the title Passion, these games establish steadily in the cultural calendar.


  • Erlebnisfreibad