Schorndorf, Bavaria

Schorndorf is a rurally structured community in the Upper Palatinate district of Cham in Bavaria.

  • 2.1 Amalgamations
  • 2.2 Population development
  • 4.1 Mayor
  • 4.2 municipal
  • 4.3 Fiscal Policy
  • 4.4 Coat of Arms
  • 5.1 monuments
  • 6.1 Economy, agriculture and forestry
  • 6.2 Commercial
  • 6.3 Education


Geographical Location

Schorndorf is located in the region of Regensburg in the Bavarian Forest and borders in Thierlstein south to the stake. Watercourses in the municipality are the Knöblinger and Pentinger Bach.

Neighboring communities

The Schorndorf, bordered to the north the city Cham, on the east by the municipality Traitsching and to the west by the city Roding. In the south, the municipality Michelsneukirchen is.

Community structure

The municipality has 38 Schorndorf officially named districts:

  • Achterlingshof
  • Baier mountain
  • Bartlberg
  • Berghof
  • Biendlseigen
  • Giglberg
  • Gilnhof
  • Greiner Häusl
  • Haid am Bühl
  • Hartl Sölden
  • Hötzing
  • Kager mill
  • Kernmühle
  • Knöbling
  • Knötzing
  • Kreßhof
  • Litzling
  • Nanzing
  • Neuhaus
  • Neuthierling
  • Oberaign
  • Upper Untertraubenbach
  • Penting
  • Stilt houses
  • Radling
  • Smoke mountain
  • Reishof
  • Rice mill
  • Sandberg
  • Schorndorf
  • Schorndorf Grub
  • Schorndorf Ried
  • Schwaighof
  • Stegmühle
  • Thierling
  • Unteraigen
  • Wulting
  • Ziegertshof

There are the districts Hötzing, Neuhaus, Upper Untertraubenbach, penting, Schorndorf and Thierling.


In the Neolithic Age dated archaeological finds of cereal grain imprints in 1935 Knöbling provide the earliest evidence for cereal cultivation in the Bavarian Forest. Today's municipality includes the former communes Schorndorf, Neuhaus, Thierling, Upper Untertraubenbach and parts of penting that have been joined together in the course of municipal reform in Bavaria in 1972, the new community Schorndorf. The provost Nanzing (formerly Upper community Untertraubenbach ) of the Reich pin Obermünster had rich land in the municipal area. Schorndorf with its detectable since the 15th century parish church belonged to Rentamt Straubing and Cham district court of the Electorate of Bavaria. In the course of administrative reform in Bavaria, was born with the congregation of 1818, the precursor of today's communities community.


Part of the former municipality in 1946 Hötzing incorporated. The other part of municipality was then reclassified to Upper Untertraubenbach, which was incorporated along with Neuhaus and Thierling and a part of penting on 1 January 1972.

Population Development

Schorndorf is very popular with families as a place of residence. Finally, a new settlement was built in 2008.

Social life

The Schorndorf, offers a diverse range of clubs. The volunteer fire departments in Neuhaus, Upper Untertraubenbach, penting, Thierling and Schorndorf provide fire protection and general help in the community. In sports, there are two gun clubs, a sports club, a curling club, walking club, a fishing club, a motorcycle club and a club for horse lovers. An amateur theater group, a boys club, a chapel club, the cath. Women's Federation, the Catholic. Rural youth, the fruit and horticulture club, and a soldier and warrior camaraderie club are engaged in cultural, social or religious field.



Since 1990, Max Schmaderer ( Free Party electorate ) mayor in Schorndorf.

Parish council

Fiscal Policy

The municipal tax revenue amounted to the equivalent of € 614 thousand in 1999, which amounted to the trade tax revenues ( net) converted to € 80 thousand.

Coat of arms

Blazon: Azure, under a silberbordierten blue sign in a golden oblique beams, diagonally crossed a silver natural lily and a silver spike, beseitet of two mutually remote golden crescents right and left, down an upright golden crescent. The emblem has been used since 1983.

Culture and sights


→ List of monuments in Schorndorf (Oberpfalz )

Economy and infrastructure

Economy, agriculture and forestry

It was in 1998 according to official statistics in manufacturing and 150 in trade and transport, no social insurance contributions at the workplace. In other areas, were employed to social security at the workplace 68 people. Social insurance contributions at residence, there were a total of 811 in the manufacturing sector, there were two establishments in the construction of four plants. In addition, in 1999, there were 107 farms with an agricultural area of 2215 ha, of which 1272 ha of arable land and 942 ha of permanent grassland.


A total of 25 businesses were registered on 1 January 2008. Within the total range of five service businesses to the area agriculture and forestry as well as trade each operation. 18 companies came from the artisanal sector.


There are the following facilities (as of 1999):

  • Kindergartens: 50 kindergarten places with 76 children
  • Elementary schools: one with 14 teachers and 230 students