Alberschwende

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ALBERSCHWENDE

State : Vorarlberg
District : Bregenz

Wappen von Alberschwende

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on December 22, 1970.

The arms show in the base a tree trunk and an axe. These are canting for the -schwenden part of the name (Schwenden = roden, meaning clearing forest). The trunk (locally known as Müsel) also refers to the former Müselbach region.

The linden tree refers to the progress in the village.


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Literature : Burmeister, 1975

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