Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
German Civic Heraldry
State : Baden-Württemberg
District (Kreis) : Waiblingen
Incorporated into : 1970 Urbach
The arms were granted in 1932 and are based on the seal of Oberurbach dating from the mid 19th century. The bunch of grapes indicates the importance of viticulture for the area.
In 1956 the State Archives proposed new arms, based on the medieval Lords of Urbach, but the council did not accept the new proposal.
Literature : Gönner and Bardua, 1970