Weidenstetten is a municipality in the Alb -Donau-Kreis in Baden- Württemberg.

  • 2.1 religions
  • 2.2 Population development
  • 3.1 Mayor
  • 3.2 municipal
  • 3.3 Coat of Arms
  • 3.4 twinning
  • 4.1 Education
  • 4.2 associations
  • 6.1 Sons and daughters of the town


Geographical location

Weidenstetten is located about 20 kilometers north of Ulm in the Middle Flächenalb, near the Lone Valley.

Neighboring communities

The municipality is bordered to the north by Altheim ( Alb), to the east by Neenstetten, to the south Holzkirch and Westerstetten and to the west by Lonsee.

Community structure

The municipality belongs to the district Weidenstetten Schechstetten.


On the Flächenalb the settlement began, thanks to fertile soils already in the early Neolithic. Weidenstetten located in Altsiedelland, having the numerous settlement documents from the Merovingian time. The place belongs to the ending of his name on Amstetten but only to a development phase. Excavations in the church of St. Peter occupy a first construction in the 10th century. Just north of the church artificially, inundated Castle Hill is still to realize today is a parsonage on the. see also Castle Weidenstetten

Geographical analysis of settlement pattern showed a modern-day settlement growth by Seldnerhäuser, of which have received a few examples in the western part of the town.


Weidenstetten is predominantly Protestant since the Reformation, but almost 20 % of the population are now Roman Catholic. To protestant church includes the Lonseer district Ettlenschieß.

Population Development


The community belongs to the Gemeindeverwaltungsverband Langenau.


  • Since 1999: Georg Engler, FW

Parish council

In the local elections on 13 June 2004, the following distribution of seats was:

  • FW 81.5 % ( -6.1 ) - 8 seats (-1)
  • Mrs. list 18.5 % ( 6.1 ) - 2 seats ( 1)

Coat of arms

The pastures Stetter Coat of Arms is a silver background of a green willow tree with black trunk, growing out of a green mountain. The coat of arms was awarded to the municipality in 1930.


Economy and infrastructure


Weidenstetten has a primary school and a kindergarten in the village.


  • Sports club in 1926 Weidenstetten eV
  • Summer Vibrations eV
  • Shooting club Weidenstetten
  • Liederkranz Weidenstetten
  • Posaunenchor Weidenstetten (est. 1954)
  • DRC local association Weidenstetten / Beimerstetten


On 5 and 6 September 2009, the European Championships in Bobbycar driving took place in Weidenstetten.


Sons and daughters of the town

  • Jerome Emser, a Catholic theologian and an opponent of Luther, was born on March 26, 1478 Weidenstetten