Sankt Sebastian, Styria

Saint Sebastian is a municipality with 1003 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2013 ) in the judicial district of Bruck an der Mur and in the political district of Bruck - Miirzzuschlag in Styria. From 1 January 2015 it is affiliated under the Styrian municipality structural reform with the communities Gußwerk, Mariazell and Halltal, the new community will be called " Mariazell ".


Saint Sebastian is the northernmost municipality of Styria and is located north of the famous pilgrimage site of Mariazell at an altitude of 800 m ( Erlaufsee ) to 1635 m ( Zellerhut ). The place is home to most of the infrastructure Mariazell country, including also the southern terminus of the Mariazell Railway.

The municipality of Saint Sebastian consists of a single cadastral St. Sebastian and comprises two villages: the scattered houses Grunau with the rotting Rasing (from which parts to Mariazell and Gußwerk belong ) and the scattered settlement Hechtensee, and the village of Saint Sebastian with the hamlets Grubau and Nazbauer, the Rotten Mitterbach and Weissbach, the settlements Habertheuer and Waldrandsiedlung and the scattered settlements Erlaufsee, Lurg and Neukogler.


Municipal council

  • SPÖ: 11
  • ÖVP: 4

The seats parameters is outdated and obsolete!

Allocation of seats for the municipal elections in 2010:

Mayor is Manfred Seebacher of the SPÖ.

Regional Policy

The municipality is part of the leader region Mariazellerland - Muerztal and a member of the Agenda 21 and the tourist region of Mariazell, Styria whose communities are also the Regionext small region of the name. At the municipal structural reform 2010-2015 Saint Sebastian is expected to merge with Mariazell.

Culture and sights

  • Museumstramway between St. Sebastian and the Erlaufsee


Honorary Citizen of:

With St. Sebastian associated personalities:

  • Harald Klein Hofer ( * 1974 ), natural track luge, lives in St. Sebastian