The club was founded on 29 April 1946. On the last day of the 2008–09 season, TSV Hartberg finished in first position of the Austrian third division and gained promotion to the 2009–10 second division.
Stadion Hartberg is based in the Styria Hartberg district capital. It is a multipurpose sports facility, both for football matches and it is also suitable for athletics events. In addition, the stadium for other events such as music concerts. In 2006, the stadium of TSV Hartberg was expanded to that it could seat both home and away visitors with a capacity of 6,000 increasing from 4,500.