Gruchet-le-Valasse is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department of the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.
A village of forestry, farming and associated light industry situated in the Pays de Caux, some 15 miles (24 km) east of Le Havre, at the junction of the D173 and D9015 roads.
The arms of Gruchet-le-Valasse are blazoned :
Gules, 3 leopards Or dimidiated with Or, a double-headed eagle crowned azure.
Historical population of Gruchet-le-Valasse
|From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.
Places of interest
- Several sixteenth century houses.
- The church of St-Thomas, dating from the fourteenth century.
- The twelfth century abbey de Gruchet-le-Valasse.
- The nineteenth century Hôtel de Ville (town hall).