Étueffont

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Étueffont
Commune
Forge Museum
Forge Museum
Coat of arms of Étueffont
Coat of arms
Étueffont is located in France
Étueffont
Étueffont
Coordinates: 47°43′11″N 6°55′21″E / 47.7197°N 6.9225°E / 47.7197; 6.9225Coordinates: 47°43′11″N 6°55′21″E / 47.7197°N 6.9225°E / 47.7197; 6.9225
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Territoire de Belfort
Arrondissement Belfort
Canton Giromagny
Intercommunality Pays sous Vosgien
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) René Bazin
Area1 12.53 km2 (4.84 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,552
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 90041 /90170
Elevation 399–915 m (1,309–3,002 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.

Étueffont is a commune in the Territoire de Belfort department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in northeastern France.

History[edit]

The separate villages of Étueffont-Bas (founded in the 16th century, with 28 families in 1760) and Étueffont-Haut (founded in the 12th century, with 38 families in 1760) were merged into the current commune on 12 June 1973.

Geography[edit]

The town sits at the foot of the Vosges mountains on the banks of the Madeleine River, in the Regional Natural Park Les Ballons des Vosges.

Sights[edit]

In the village center an 18th-century smithy houses a Forge Museum[1] that commemorates four generations of blacksmiths working in the village from 1843 to 1977.

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