Amt Oestinghausen

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AMT OESTINGHAUSEN

State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
District (Kreis) :Olpe
Incorporated into : 1975 Bad Sassendorf, Lippetal, Lippstadt

Wappen von Amt Oestinghausen

Official blazon

(de)

Origin/meaning

The arms of Amt Östinghausen were granted on February 11, 1937.

The whole area of the Amt belonged until 1444 to the city of Soest, from 1444-1803 to the State of Köln. The arms are based on the old seal of the local court and show the key of Soest and a banner with the cross of the State of Köln.

The following municipalities belonged to Amt Oestinghausen :

  • Bettinghausen
  • Eickelborn
  • Heintrop-Bünninghausen
  • Hovestadt
  • Hultrop
  • Krewinkel-Wiltrop
  • Lohe
  • Niederbauer
  • Nordwald
  • Oestinghausen
  • Ostinghausen
  • Schoneberg


Literature : Veddeler, 1991