Schrems bei Frohnleiten

  • SPÖ: 7
  • ÖVP: 2

Schrems at Frohnleiten is a municipality with 598 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2013 ) in the north of the district of Graz-Umgebung in Styria. From 1 January 2015 it has joined forces framework of the Styrian municipality structural reform with the communities Frohnleiten and Rothelstein, the new community will be called " Frohnleiten ".

  • 4.1 Coat of Arms
  • 6.1 traffic


Geographical Location

Schrems at Frohnleiten is located about 3 km east of Frohnleiten in Graz Hill Country in Eastern Styria. The highest mountains in the municipality are the Hochtrötsch ( 1,239 m) and the Gschieskogel ( 1,142 m). The community is located at the foot of Rechenberg Pass.

Community structure

The municipality comprises the two villages (in brackets population as of 31 October 2011):

  • Gschwendt (275 )
  • Schrems (321 )

The municipality comprises the cadastral Gschwendt and Schrems.

Neighboring communities


Approximately 1300 Schrems was first mentioned by the name " Schrentz ". To 1381 there was the first documentary mention of the place name " Schremcz ". From 1393 was already written for a short time Schrems. The local church as an autonomous body created in 1850. After the annexation of Austria in 1938, the community came to Reichsgau Styria, 1945-1955, she was part of the British zone of occupation in Austria.


Source: Statistics Austria


Mayor Peter Schlegl ( SPÖ). The council is made up after the elections of 2010 are as follows: 2 ÖVP, SPÖ 7

Coat of arms

The award of the municipality coat of arms came into effect on 1 November 1997. Coat Description: averages of pine branches and red beech branches of blue, silver and red split in the middle diagonally crossed a Gezähe old shape in black.

Culture and sights

Economy and infrastructure


Schrems is right on the Rechbergstraße ( B 64 ) of Frohnleiten to Weiz. In Frohnleiten the road ends right at the Brucker Straße ( S 35 ) from Graz to Bruck an der Mur.

In Schrems there is no train station. The nearest railway station is about 4 km in Frohnleiten. It provides access to the southern runway with hourly regional train connections to Graz, Bruck an der Mur.

Graz Airport is about 45 km away.