Abtenau is an Austrian marketplace town within the district of Hallein with 5909 population. The nearby state of affairs is first mentioned in 1124 in a record of the monastery of St. Peter in Salzburg, Appanouwa as a clearing in hitherto in large part unpopulated valley of the Lamara. Archbishop Konrad I gave them to the abbots of St. Peter very own. Already in 1191 then a church with pastorate and complete parish rights is documented, In 1507 Abtenau become raised through the ruler Archbishop Leonhard von Keutschach to the market. In 1816 the town got here to Austria with Salzburg.
The farmer's liberation in 1848 become accompanied by way of the formation of the nearby church in 1850. In 1939, the districts Wallingwinkl and Weitenau had been separated from the market city of Abtenau and introduced to the network Scheffau. An extensive improvement to a -seasonal resort started out after the Second World War. The municipality is placed inside the Lammertal inside the Tennengau of Salzburg, approximately 45 km south of Salzburg.