La Barre, Haute-Saône

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La Barre
Southwestern entrance to La Barre on D24 road
Southwestern entrance to La Barre on D24 road
La Barre is located in France
La Barre
La Barre
Coordinates: 47°24′20″N 6°10′50″E / 47.4056°N 6.1806°E / 47.4056; 6.1806Coordinates: 47°24′20″N 6°10′50″E / 47.4056°N 6.1806°E / 47.4056; 6.1806
Country France
Region Franche-Comté
Department Haute-Saône
Arrondissement Vesoul
Canton Montbozon
Government
 • Mayor Bernard Pelcy (2008-2014)
Area
 • Land1 1.93 km2 (0.75 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Population2 106
 • Population2 density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 70050 / 70190
Elevation 227–282 m (745–925 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.

La Barre is a commune in the department of Haute-Saône, in the eastern French region of Franche-Comté.

Geography[edit]

Located in the valley of the Ognon river, at the borders of Haute-Saône with the department of Doubs, La Barre is bordered by the municipalities of Beaumotte-Aubertans, Blarians, Germondans, Rigney and Vandelans. It is 26 km away from Besançon and 29 from Vesoul.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 81 —    
1800 83 +2.5%
1806 76 −8.4%
1821 82 +7.9%
1831 75 −8.5%
1836 90 +20.0%
1841 94 +4.4%
1846 93 −1.1%
1851 99 +6.5%
1856 109 +10.1%
1861 86 −21.1%
1866 94 +9.3%
1872 71 −24.5%
1876 83 +16.9%
1881 83 +0.0%
1886 80 −3.6%
1891 82 +2.5%
1896 68 −17.1%
Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1901 66 —    
1906 58 −12.1%
1911 64 +10.3%
1921 60 −6.2%
1926 53 −11.7%
1931 52 −1.9%
1936 49 −5.8%
1946 64 +30.6%
1954 68 +6.2%
1962 73 +7.4%
1968 62 −15.1%
1975 49 −21.0%
1982 63 +28.6%
1990 51 −19.0%
1999 61 +19.6%
2006 96 +57.4%
2009 105 +9.4%
2010 106 +1.0%

In popular culture[edit]

The fictional character Jean-Luc Picard of the American science-fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation was born and raised in La Barre, where his family owns a vineyard.[1] Shots of the future La Barre are seen in the 1990 episode "Family".[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Okuda, Mike and Denise Okuda, with Debbie Mirek (1999). The Star Trek Encyclopedia. Pocket Books. ISBN 0-671-53609-5. 
  2. ^ Hatfield, James; George Burt (1996). Patrick Stewart: The Unauthorized Biography. Pinnacle Books. p. 130. ISBN 9780786003150. 

External links[edit]

Media related to La Barre at Wikimedia Commons