Villiers-Herbisse

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Villiers-Herbisse
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The church in Villiers-Herbisse
Location of Villiers-Herbisse
Villiers-Herbisse
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Villiers-Herbisse
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Villiers-Herbisse
Coordinates: 48°38′12″N4°06′46″E / 48.6367°N 4.1128°E / 48.6367; 4.1128 Coordinates: 48°38′12″N4°06′46″E / 48.6367°N 4.1128°E / 48.6367; 4.1128
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Aube
Arrondissement Troyes
Canton Arcis-sur-Aube
Government
  Mayor (20082014) René-Henri Lepage
Area
1
26.44 km2 (10.21 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01) [1]
87
  Density3.3/km2 (8.5/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
10430 /10700
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Villiers-Herbisse is a commune in the Aube department in north-central France.

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Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
196298    
1968106+8.2%
197589−16.0%
198273−18.0%
199088+20.5%
199990+2.3%
200895+5.6%

Geography

Villiers-Herbisse is located at the intersection of the Route Départementale 10 and the Route Départementale 198. North is the village of Semoine and south the village of Herbisse. The Herbissonne, a small stream 14 km long, ends in the Aube and has its origin in Villiers-Herbisse.

Local resources and productions are related to agriculture, mainly grain and intensive agriculture.

History

The village is called Villiers-sur-Herbisse until the 18th Century when it becomes Villiers-Herbisse. Louis de Clermont d'Amboise, marquis de Reynel, died there on November 3, 1615 after a memorable military charge.

Monuments

Villiers Herbisses: the Church and the Monuments to the village soldiers who died for their country Villiers Herbisses Eglise et Monument aux Morts.JPG
Villiers Herbisses: the Church and the Monuments to the village soldiers who died for their country

On the right side of the Herbissonne, surrounded by the cemetery, the Catholic church of the Assumption is a religious building registered as a Historic Monument since April 15, 1958. [2]

The old Café Richomme, built in 1911 on the Rue de la Crayère on the left side, close to the church, the townhall and the old elementary school.

Six windmills at the border with Salon and Champfleury, the tallest being 121 m high.

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2017". INSEE . Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. Mérimée