Rai-Breitenbach

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RAI-BREITENBACH

State : Hessen
District (Kreis) : Odenwaldkreis (until 1972 Erbach
Incorporated intp : 1970 Neustadt (Odenwald) (1971 Breuberg)

Wappen von Rai-Breitenbach

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted in 1949.

Rai-Breitenbach was created in 1858 from Raibach and Breitenbach. The lion in the upper half of the arms is derived from the arms of the Von Nalsach family, oldest known patrons of the local church. The lower half is canting, showing a stream (Bach).


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Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.