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Coat of arms of Erkheim
Coat of arms
Erkheim   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 48°03′N 10°21′E / 48.050°N 10.350°E / 48.050; 10.350Coordinates: 48°03′N 10°21′E / 48.050°N 10.350°E / 48.050; 10.350
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Schwaben
District Unterallgäu
Municipal assoc. Erkheim
 • Mayor Mr. Seeberger =
 • Total 32.18 km2 (12.42 sq mi)
Elevation 595 m (1,952 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,970
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 87746
Dialling codes 08336
Vehicle registration MN

Erkheim is a municipality in the district of Unterallgäu in Bavaria, Germany.



  • 2002–2008: Konrad Engel
  • 2008–2014: Peter Wassermann (CSU)

since 2014: Christian Seeberger (CSU)

The town is the seat of a municipal association with Kammlach, Lauben, Unterallgäu and Westerheim, Bavaria.

Places of Interest[edit]


Erkheim is directly connected to the A96 Autobahn.

Public transport[edit]

Erkheim is connected to the railway-system by the Sontheim/Schwaben railway station. The airport in Memmingen/Munich West is 10 kilometers away and the two international airports of Stuttgart and Munich are reachable within one hour.


In the western part of Erkheim is the sports centre of the TV Erkheim located. The grandstand has a capacity of approx. 400 people.


Erkheim is characterized by a lively club life. There are among others the following associations: Basketball Club Erkheim 2006 e. V, BBV Ortsverband Erkheim, Bläserschule Günz/Kammel e.V., Bulldogclub Erkheim, Bund der Selbständigen Markt Erkheim, Bund Naturschutz - Erkheim, Erkheimer Klausen, Freibad Markt Erkheim e.V., Förderverein Musikkapelle Markt Erkheim, Heimatpflege Markt Erkheim e.V, Musikkapelle Markt Erkheim e.V., Obst- und Gartenbauverein Erkheim, Reit- und Fahrclub Markt Erkheim e.V., Schützenverein Erkheim 1876, Sängerbund Erkheim, Tennisclub Erkheim, TV Erkheim, WC Hadde Hue

Famous people[edit]

Richard K. H. Burkart, born 1950 in Memmingen/Bavaria grew up in the Memminger Straße 7 in Erkheim and lived there until his move to Berlin. He has published several works in museums. His studio is in Berlin Kreuzberg.[2][3]

Birthplace of Richard Burkhart


  • Every year on the second July weekend is the Erkheimer Volksfest, a beer festival with a big tent.