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|Canton||Canton of Thurgau|
|First recorded||1324 (as Bynnsegge)|
It was first recorded in year 1324 as Bynssegge.
Much of the village was owned by the Abbey of St. Gallen. During the High Middle Ages it was under the influence of the Baron of Bussnang. Between the mid-13th Century to 1798, it was under the court of the Griesenberg family, which was a side branch of the Bussnang family. It was always part of the parish of Bussnang, until in 1857 Bissegg and Junkholz became part of the Reformed parish of Leutmerken.
The local economy was based on grain cultivation, and some vineyards until the 19th Century when it transitioned to cattle and dairy farming. Starting about 1870 milk from the village went to Holzhof village in the municipality of Griesenberg. Finally, in 1905, a cheesemaker opened in Bissegg.
The municipality also contained the villages Holzhäusern, Hünikon and Junkholz. It had 205 inhabitants in 1870, which decreased to 187 in 1900 and 138 in 1920. It then increased, to 153 in 1950, 161 in 1960 and 185 in 1990.
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