Last modified: 2013-06-04 by klaus-michael schneider
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Description of banner:
It is a white - red vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the banner.
Source: information confirmed by Mrs. Uhl, head of the central services department.
Description of coat of arms:
In a red shield is a silver (= white) maple leaf.
The leaf is a canting element. Name giver is a common wood of maple trees (German: Ahorn). Ahorn was formed on 1 December 1971, when the municipalities of Buch am Ahorn, Eubigheim (seat of the town hall) and Hohenstadt merged, published in GABl 29/1972. The municipality of Berolzheim merged with Ahorn on 1 January 1975, published in GesBl 248/1974. Also on 1 January 1975, published in GABl 799/1974, the municipality of Schillingstadt was incorporated.
Sources: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg and Stefan Schwoon's database
Banner and coat of arms were approved on 4 February 1980 by the county administration, published in GABl 230/1981.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2013
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