Schwenningen, Bavaria

Schwenningen is a municipality in the Swabian district of Dillingen on the Danube and a member of the administrative community Blenheim on the Danube.

  • 3.1 Coat of Arms
  • 4.1 Attractions
  • 4.2 monuments
  • 5.1 Economy, agriculture and forestry
  • 5.2 traffic
  • 5.3 Formation


Schwenningen is located in the Region of Augsburg in Donauried. The community Schwenningen should not be confused with the district of the county town of Schwenningen Villingen -Schwenningen.

There are the following districts: Gremheim, Schwenningen.


By the 13th century the Counts of Dillingen were basic and court gentlemen. Schwenningen later belonged to the lords of Jubert. The village was part of the Electorate of Bavaria and formed a closed Hofmark whose seat was Schwenningen. Created in 1818 by the municipality edict today's political community.


On 1 May 1978, until then independent municipality Gremheim was incorporated.

Population Development


The council has twelve members. Since the local elections of 2008, the seats are distributed on the following lists:

  • Biirgerblock / Young citizens: 7 seats
  • CSU: 4 seats
  • Free Gremheim voters: 1 seats

Mayor since 1996, Reinhold Schilling.

The municipal tax revenue amounted to the equivalent of € 615,000 in 1999, which amounted to the trade tax revenues ( net) converted € 14,200.

Coat of arms

The coat of arms description reads: Oblique divided by a golden bar; Up In Blue, a border, gold reinforced silver lion, below in red a silver deer bar.

Culture and sights


  • Catholic Parish Church of St. Ulrich and Johann Baptist
  • Castle Kalteneck


Economy and infrastructure

Economy, agriculture and forestry

It was in 1998 according to official statistics in the field of agriculture and forestry eight, in the manufacturing sector and 23 in the area of ​​trade and transport 25 persons work at the workplace. In other areas, were employed to social security at the workplace 17 people. Social insurance contributions at residence, there were a total of 498 in the manufacturing sector, there were three companies, two firms in the construction industry. In addition, in 1999, there were 70 farms with an agricultural area of 2555 ha, of which 2214 ha of arable land and 341 ha of permanent grassland.


Schwenningen (Donau) has the in 2006 newly built breakpoint Schwenningen ( Bay), which enables over railroad tracks, the Donautalbahn hourly connections to Ulm and Danube Wörth / Ingolstadt / Regensburg. Schwenningen has connection to the main road 16


There are the following facilities (as of 1999):

  • Kindergarten: 50 kindergarten places with 39 children
  • Elementary School: with 11 teachers and 230 students