Ustersbach is a municipality in the district of Augsburg in Bavaria in Germany. It is situated approx. 20 km west of Augsburg
The village was probably founded in the 11th century and was first mentioned in 1277. Since 1803 it is part of Bavaria
The most important monument of Ustersbach is a marble stone dating back to the late middle ages remembering the murder of a knight in 1408.
Commerce and infrastructure
Ustersbach is located at the Bundesstraße 300
linking it to Augsburg
. The Ulm–München rail line
is also crossing the territory of Ustersbach.
The main industry of Ustersbach is a brewery producing beer and soft drinks labeled 'Ustersbacher Bier'.
Distribution of places on the 12-seat municipality-council (as of municipal elections in 2008) is as follows:
- CSU/FW: 8 seats
- Freie Wählergemeinschaft (citizens' coalition): 4 seats
Since 2002, Max Stumböck (CSU
) has been mayor of Ustersbach and since 2008 he has also been member of the district council of the district of Augsburg
After the bombing of Munich in World War II the German
writer, translator and cultural critic Theodor Haecker
fled to Ustersbach. Theodor Haecker
had connections with the German resistance
, particularly the White Rose
. He died in April 1945 and is buried in Ustersbach.
Saint Fridolin of Säckingen
ist the patron saint
of the Roman Catholic parish church
The local sports club is named TSV Ustersbach
. Although its name is referring to sports and gymnastics in general, its most important section is soccer.