|• Mayor (2014–2020)||Michèle Bargeot|
|Area1||12.47 km2 (4.81 sq mi)|
|• Density||21/km2 (54/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||21043 / 21450|
|Elevation||325–441 m (1,066–1,447 ft)
(avg. 404 m or 1,325 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
The inhabitants of the commune are known as Bagnosiens or Bagnosiennes.
Baigneux-les-Juifs is located some 25 km east by south-east of Montbard and 10 km south-west of Aignay-le-Duc. Access to the commune is by the D971 road from Saint-Marc-sur-Seine in the north which passes through the commune east of the village and continues south to Chanceaux. The D21 branches off the D971 in the commune and goes north-east, passing through the village, and continuing to Jours-lès-Baigneux. The D954 goes west from the village to Étormay. The D114A branches off the D971 at the D21 intersection and goes east to Orret. The commune is entirely farmland.
In the Middle Ages the village was called Bagnos, probably from the Latin Balneolum meaning "small bath". This name was completed after a Jewish community was allowed to settle there in the 13th century. This community was finally driven out by the Dukes of Burgundy in the 15th century.
From 1895 to 1933 the commune had a narrow gauge railway operated by the Chemins de fer départementaux de la Côte-d'Or (Depoartmental Railway of Côte-d'Or) (CDCO) which connected the village to Châtillon-sur-Seine.
Azure, three bends of Or each charged with a double chain of rings entwined of Sable.
|2014||2020||Michèle Bargeot||Retired teacher|
(Not all data is known)
In 2010 the commune had 258 inhabitants. The evolution of the number of inhabitants is known from the population censuses conducted in the commune since 1793. From the 21st century, a census of communes with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants is held every five years, unlike larger communes that have a sample survey every year.[Note 1]
Culture and heritage
The commune has many buildings and sites that are registered as historical monuments:
- Houses (16th-18th century). One of the houses contains a Statue of Christ bound (1760) which is registered as an historical object.
- The Hôtel de la Croix de Fer (Hotel of the Iron Cross) at RN454 (16th century)
- A Lavoir (Public laundry) (1869)
- The Town Hall/School (19th century)
The commune has many religious buildings and sites that are registered as historical monuments:
- Wayside Crosses
- Monumental Crosses (15th century)
- A Cemetery Cross (16th century)
- The Saint Anne Oratory south of the village (1810). The Oratory contains a Group Sculpture of the Education of the Virgin (16th century) which is registered as an historical object.
- The Ermitage de Val de Seine (1633). The Ermitrage (Retreat) contains many items that are registered as historical objects:
- The Tombstone of Jehan le Grant (1478)
- A Cross (18th century)
- A Statue: Saint Joseph and the child Jesus (17th century)
- A Statue: Saint Madeleine (17th century) (Stolen in 1979)
- A Statue: Saint Sebastian (17th century) (Stolen in 1979)
- A Statue: Saint Laurent (16th century) (Stolen in 1979)
- A Statuette: Saint Antoine the Hermit (15th century) (Stolen in 1979)
- A Statue: Christ bound (16th century) (Stolen in 1979)
- A recessed Placard (19th century)
- A Stoup (17th century)
- An Altar painting: the Annunciation (17th century)
- An Altar, Retable, and Tabernacle (17th century)
- A Presbytery (18th century)
- The Parish Church of Saint Madeleine (13th century) The Church contains a large number of items that are registered as historical objects. For a complete list with links to descriptions (in French) click here.
- Louis Beguin (1747-1831), Mayor of Baigneux-les-Juifs then administrator and MP for Côte-d'Or
- Baigneux-les-Juifs on Lion1906
- Baigneux-les-Juifs on Google Maps
- Baigneux-les-Juifs on Géoportail, National Geographic Institute (IGN) website (French)
- Baigneux-les-Juifs on the 1750 Cassini Map
- Baigneux-les-Juifs on the INSEE website (French)
- INSEE (French)
Notes and references
- At the beginning of the 21st century, the methods of identification have been modified by Law No. 2002-276 of 27 February 2002, the so-called "law of local democracy" and in particular Title V "census operations" allows, after a transitional period running from 2004 to 2008, the annual publication of the legal population of the different French administrative districts. For communes with a population greater than 10,000 inhabitants, a sample survey is conducted annually, the entire territory of these communes is taken into account at the end of the period of five years. The first "legal population" after 1999 under this new law came into force in 1 January 2009 and was based on the census of 2006.
- Inhabitants of Côte-d'Or (French)
- Google Maps
- List of Mayors of France (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA00063610 Hotel Seigneurial at CGC 21 IA00063611 Chapereau House at CVO 2 IA00063612 Trémisot House at CVO 2 IA00063613 House 3 at CVO 2 IA00063614 House 4 at CVO 2 IA00063615 House 5 at CVO 2 IA00063616 House 6 at CVO 2 IA00063609 House at Rue de l'Eglise IA00063617 Maison le Grand IA00063618 House 1 at RN 454 IA00063619 House 2 at RN 454 IA00063620 Béguin House IA00063605 Houses and Farms (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM21002161 Statue: Christ bound (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA00063671 Hôtel de la Croix de Fer (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA00063621 Lavoir (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA00063607 Town Hall/School (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA00063624 Gombette Cross IA00063626 Wayside Cross at RN454 IA00063628 Corvée Cross at La Corvée IA00063623 Monumental Cross (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Mérimée PA00112093 Monumental Cross IA00063625 Monumental Cross north-east of the village IA00063631 Monumental Cross at l'Ermitage de Val-de-Seine IA00063629 Cross of Devotion at Val-de-Seine (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA00063622 Cemetery Cross (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA00063627 Saint Anne Oratory south of the village (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM21002173 Group Sculpture: Education of the Virgin (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA00063630 Ermitage de Val de Seine (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM21002174 Tombstone of Jehan le Grant (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM21002172 Cross (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM21002171 Statue: Saint Joseph and the child Jesus (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM21002170 Statue: Saint Madeleine (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM21002169 Statue: Saint Sebastian (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM21002168 Statue: Saint Laurent (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM21002167 Statue: Saint Antoine the Hermit (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM21002166 Statue: Christ bound (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM21002165 Recessed Placard (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM21002164 Stoup (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM21002163 Altar painting: the Annunciation (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM21002162 Altar, Retable, and Tabernacle (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA00063608 Presbytery (French)
- Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA00063606 Parish Church of Saint Madeleine PA00112094 Church (French)
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