Winterberg

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WINTERBERG


State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
District (Kreis) : Hochsauerlandkreis (until 1969 Brilon)
Additions : 1975 Altastenberg, Bödefeld-Land, Elkeringhausen, Girkhausen (partly), Grönebach, Hildfeld, Langewiese, Mollseifen, Neuastenberg, Niedersfeld, Siedlinghausen, Silbach, Züschen

Wappen von Winterberg
Wappen von Winterberg

Official blazon

(de)

Origin/meaning

The old (left) arms were granted on July 28, 1911, the new arms on January 9, 1978.

Both arms are based on the seal of the city dating from around 1300. The arms show the city (which was walled between 1261 and 1266), with in the gate the local patron saint, St. James.

Wappen von Winterberg

Medieval seal of Winterberg
Wappen von Winterberg

The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925
Wappen von Winterberg

Postal cancellation 1990


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Literature : Stadler, K. : Deutsche Wappen - Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Angelsachsen Verlag, 1964-1971, 8 volumes; Meijer, 1940.