Guerville, Seine-Maritime

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Guerville
Guerville is located in France
Guerville
Guerville
Coordinates: 49°57′34″N 1°30′53″E / 49.9594°N 1.5147°E / 49.9594; 1.5147Coordinates: 49°57′34″N 1°30′53″E / 49.9594°N 1.5147°E / 49.9594; 1.5147
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Blangy-sur-Bresle
Intercommunality Blangy-sur-Bresle
Government
 • Mayor Moïse Sauteur
Area1 12.46 km2 (4.81 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 435
 • Density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76333 / 76340
Elevation 75–198 m (246–650 ft)
(avg. 165 m or 541 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.

Guerville is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A village of farming, forestry and light industry situated in the valley of the Bresle river, in the Pays de Bray, some 20 miles (32 km) east of Dieppe at the junction of the D14, the D115 and the D126 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Guerville, Seine-Maritime
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 386 449 439 438 443 408 435
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Counts of Guerville[edit]

One of the most famous counts of Guerville near MANTES , Henri, went to Jerusalem on crusade. On his return he became a member of the justice court. One holder of the title served under Louis XIV, as the head of royal hunting (the "Grand Écuyer of France"). At the time of the French revolution, the last male heir fled to London where his wife died. He returned to France with his two daughters and was buried in Ferrières-en-Gâtinais.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The remains (a motte and moat) of the old Norman castle.
  • The church of St.Gilles, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The nineteenth century Château de la Grande-Vallée.
  • The Château de La Haye.

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