Blazon: Azure on a pale gules between six houses argent a castle triple-towered or between in chief a cross couped and in base a crescent of the second
These may be canting arms, as the town’s name derives from “poblet,” a ancient diminutive of “town.”
Blazon: Argent on a mount vert a castle in ruin gules, in chief on a point dexter sable a bendlet and a molet of six points of the field and in sinister chief a like molet of the fourth
The municipal arms incorporate elements of each of the three former towns that form the present-day Herdwangen-Schönach. The castle is from Großschönach (where it was a depiction of Ramsberg Castle), the molets from Herdwangen, and the bendlet from Oberndorf.
In use since at least 1984
Blazon: Per quarterly I sable a cross of Santiago gules, II vert a castle triple-towered argent, windowed sable, III gules a crown or, IV azure two clasped hands, in chief a baton and sword in saltire argent
The base two quarters are both references to the previous arms, which incorporated both the crown of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, and the sword and baton as symbols of civil and military authority.
In use since at least 2011
Blazon: Argent a cross of Santiago gules surmounted by a castle triple-towered or windowed azure
The town is probably most famous as the site of the Battle of Montiel in 1369, an important conflict in the Castilian Civil War.
Blazon: Per fess gules a castle triple-towered or windowed azure and per pale i argent a cross of Calatrava gules and ii vert a ram and sheep statant in pale, the first or and the second argent
The ram and sheep in the arms represent the town’s history as a grazing area for the herds of the Mesta, a powerful association of Castilian sheep ranchers.
Blazon: Azure a castle triple-towered or, windowed sable, in chief a script M argent, all within a bordure of the last charged with four crosses of Santiago gules
The script M is a common symbol of the Virgin Mary, who is a patron saint of the town under the title Virgin of the Hawthorn.
In use since 2013
Blazon: Per fess I argent an eagle displayed sable and II per pale i per pale gules a castle triple-towered or windowed azure and argent a lion rampant gules crowned or and ii or two boars passant in pale sable
Los Cortijos split off from its parent municipality, Fuente el Fresno, in 1940. Apparently local tradition holds that the two towns began to separate when two brothers from Fuente el Fresno built their houses far away from each other.