Icking

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bayerische Dorfkirche
Kirche von Irschenhausen
Icking
Coat of arms of Icking
Coat of arms
Icking   is located in Germany
Icking
Icking
Coordinates: 47°57′N 11°26′E / 47.950°N 11.433°E / 47.950; 11.433Coordinates: 47°57′N 11°26′E / 47.950°N 11.433°E / 47.950; 11.433
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen
Government
 • Mayor Margit Menrad (UB)
Area
 • Total 16.99 km2 (6.56 sq mi)
Elevation 636 m (2,087 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,780
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 82057
Dialling codes 08178
Vehicle registration TÖL
Website www.icking.de

Icking is a municipality in the district of Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen in Bavaria in Germany.

People[edit]

Geography[edit]

Townships[edit]

It consists of:

  • Attenhausen
  • Dorfen
  • Holzen
  • Icking
  • Irschenhausen
  • Meilenberg
  • Obere Alpe
  • Schützenried
  • Schlederloh
  • Spatzenloh
  • Wadlhausen
  • Walchstadt

History[edit]

The region belonged to the bursary of Munich and the district court of Wolfratshausen in the electorate of Bavaria and was a lordship of Schäftlarn until its secularization. In 1818, Icking became an autonomous political community following Bavaria's administrative reform.

Public facilities[edit]

Educational institutions[edit]

The Icking Gymnasium was founded in 1921 through a parent initiative. On 23 August 1960, a contract was signed, making it a state institution. Today the school features three educational paths, focusing on humanities and the classics, the sciences, and modern languages. Current enrollment is around 900 students.

Transportation services[edit]

Icking station was opened on 27 July 1891 with this section of the Isar Valley Railway and is served at 20 minute intervals by line S 7 of the Munich S-Bahn between Wolfratshausen and Kreuzstrasse.

Recreational facilities[edit]

Beach volleyball complex, Ski jump (out of commission), tennis courts, soccer field, gymnasiums at the elementary school and Gymnasium.

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