Saint-Bernard, Ain

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Saint-Bernard
Portail église Saint Bernard.jpg
Saint-Bernard is located in France
Saint-Bernard
Saint-Bernard
Coordinates: 45°56′45″N 4°41′17″E / 45.9458°N 4.6881°E / 45.9458; 4.6881Coordinates: 45°56′45″N 4°41′17″E / 45.9458°N 4.6881°E / 45.9458; 4.6881
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Canton of Trévoux
Intercommunality Saône Vallée
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bruno Balay
Area
 • Land1 3.15 km2 (1.22 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,380
 • Population2 density 440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01339 / 01600
Elevation 167–198 m (548–650 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.

Saint-Bernard is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.

It is located on the banks of the Saône river approximately 20 km north of Lyon. It has a small castle which overlooks the river and the village church.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 242 —    
1800 299 +23.6%
1806 260 −13.0%
1821 267 +2.7%
1831 279 +4.5%
1836 285 +2.2%
1841 265 −7.0%
1846 290 +9.4%
1851 299 +3.1%
1856 296 −1.0%
1861 318 +7.4%
1866 311 −2.2%
1872 300 −3.5%
1876 283 −5.7%
1881 266 −6.0%
1886 290 +9.0%
1891 266 −8.3%
1896 277 +4.1%
1901 258 −6.9%
1906 257 −0.4%
1911 201 −21.8%
1921 201 +0.0%
1926 216 +7.5%
1931 227 +5.1%
1936 220 −3.1%
1946 218 −0.9%
1954 231 +6.0%
1962 253 +9.5%
1968 362 +43.1%
1975 488 +34.8%
1982 705 +44.5%
1990 872 +23.7%
1999 1,282 +47.0%
2008 1,380 +7.6%

Personalities[edit]

The artist Maurice Utrillo is reported to have lived in the castle and completed a number of his works there.

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