Stetten, Bavaria

Stetten is a municipality in the Swabian district of Lower Allgäu region and a member of the administrative community Dirlewang.

  • 2.1 Amalgamations
  • 2.2 Population development
  • 3.1 Coat of Arms
  • 3.2 flag
  • 4.1 monuments
  • 5.1 Economy, agriculture and forestry
  • 5.2 traffic
  • 5.3 Formation


Stetten is located about 20 km east of Memmingen in the Danube -Iller region in central Bavaria.

Expansion of the municipal area

The municipality consists of the districts Stetten and Erisried.

To Stetten includes the villages of Erisried, Gronau, Walch and tops. Walked the settlements Cuttiwanc, Glassworks, Weiherhaus and Wolfswanc.


Stetten was before 1800 seat of the Upper and Lower Court and belonged to the rule Mindelheim, which was in the possession of the Electorate of Bavaria. In the course of administrative reform in Bavaria, was born with the congregation of 1818, the current community.


On 1 May 1978, until then an independent city Erisried was incorporated.

Population Development


Mayor Peter Schropp ( CSU / independent citizens / village community Erisried ).

The municipal tax revenue amounted to the equivalent of € 701,000 in 1999, which amounted to the trade tax revenues ( net) converted € 211,000.

Coat of arms

The coat of arms was approved on 15 September 1988 by the Government of Swabia.

Blazon: " In red one is swept golden peak, is two black mountains; top right two diagonally crossed silver arrows, top left, a silver Ulrich cross. "

The municipal area has historically always been part of the reign Mindelheim. Reference is therefore made in the coat of arms of the lords of Stetten Frundsbergstrasse that were 1586 holders of the rule since the 15th century until its extinction in the year. The two above the other three mountains represent the root of the coat of arms Frundsbergstrasse represents the two arrows as an attribute of St. Sebastian refer to the parish church of Stetten, the Ulrich cross stands for the community part Erisried and is reminiscent of the local patron saint St. Ulrich.

The coat of arms was designed by Theodor heraldist Goerge from Freising.


The flag is red - yellow - black striped with applied coat of arms.

Culture and sights


Economy and infrastructure

Economy, agriculture and forestry

1998 there were 199 in the manufacturing sector and in trade and transport, no social insurance contributions at the workplace. In other areas, were employed to social security at the work of 38 people. Social insurance contributions at residence, there were a total of 460 in the manufacturing sector, there were none, in the construction of eight farms. In addition, in 1999, there were 36 farms with an agricultural area of ​​750 ha, of which 562 ha of permanent green space.


Stetten has its own railway station on the railway line Buchloe -Memmingen.

About the motorway exit Stetten the place with the Federal Highway 96 is connected. In addition, routes close to the resort, the Federal Highway 18 and State Road 16


In 1999 there were the following facilities: Kindergarten: 50 kindergarten places with 46 children. There is also a primary school with four classes.