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State : Oberösterreich
District : Rohrbach

Wappen von Helfenberg

Official blazon


The arms were officially granted on August 26. 1968.

The upper part shows a beaver, which is a canting element from the arms of the Piber von Piberstein family. Members of this family developed and settled the land as vassals for the Lords of Wilhering-Waxenberg in the 13th century.

The red bar and blue ball are taken from the arms of the Revertera family, who lived for a long time in the Helfenberg Castle. The spindle refers to the textile industry in the municipality.

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Literature : Baumert, H.E. : Oberösterreichische Gemeindewappen, Linz, 1996.

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