Abaucourt-Hautecourt

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Abaucourt-Hautecourt
German Military cemetery
German Military cemetery
Location of Abaucourt-Hautecourt
Abaucourt-Hautecourt is located in France
Abaucourt-Hautecourt
Abaucourt-Hautecourt
Abaucourt-Hautecourt is located in Grand Est
Abaucourt-Hautecourt
Abaucourt-Hautecourt
Coordinates: 49°11′49″N 5°32′26″E / 49.197°N 5.5405°E / 49.197; 5.5405Coordinates: 49°11′49″N 5°32′26″E / 49.197°N 5.5405°E / 49.197; 5.5405
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeuse
ArrondissementVerdun
CantonBelleville-sur-Meuse
IntercommunalityPays d'Étain
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean-Marie Mittaux
Area
1
9.68 km2 (3.74 sq mi)
Population
(2016)2
111
 • Density11/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
55002 /55400
Elevation210–251 m (689–823 ft)
(avg. 233 m or 764 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.

Abaucourt-Hautecourt is a French commune in the Meuse department in the Grand Est region of north-eastern France.

The inhabitants of the commune are known as Abaucourtois or Abaucourtoises.[1]

Geography[edit]

Abbaucourt-Hautecourt is located on the Highway D603 which transects the commune from south-east to north-east about 8 km north-east of Verdun. Highway D114 also transects the commune from north to south. Both Highways intersect in the village of Abaucourt. The commune consists entirely of farmland.[2]

Neighbouring communes and villages[2][edit]

Villages and Hamlets[edit]

  • Broville: north of the D603.
  • Eix-Abaucourt a small row of houses on the south side of the D603 midway between Eix and the village of Abaucourt.
  • Hautecourt south of the D603.

History[edit]

In the 1970s, Abaucourt-lès-Souppleville joined Hautecourt-lès-Broville to form a new joint commune called "Abaucourt-Hautecourt".

Administration[edit]

List of Successive Mayors of Abaucourt-Hautecort

From To Name Party Position
1989 2001 Jean Schlemer
2001 2014 Marcel Picard
2014 Current Jean-Marie Mittaux

(Not all data is known)

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006102—    
2007101−1.0%
2008100−1.0%
2009100+0.0%
201099−1.0%
2011104+5.1%
2012110+5.8%
2013116+5.5%
2014118+1.7%
2015115−2.5%
2016111−3.5%
Population change (See database)
1793 1800 1806 1821 1831 1836 1841 1846 1851
81 77 91 96 103 100 110 103 99
1856 1861 1866 1872 1876 1881 1886 1891 1896
100 108 100 114 140 119 112 132 123
1901 1906 1911 1921 1926 1931 1936 1946 1954
125 148 143 296 154 140 162 112 123
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2009 -
113 126 118 100 112 114 100 100 -

Sources : Ldh/EHESS/Cassini until 1962, INSEE database from 1968 (population without double counting and municipal population from 2006)

Sites and Monuments[edit]

  • German Military Cemetery No. 7885 (1914-1918)
  • War MemorialLogo monument historique - rouge sans texte.svg[3]

Religious Buildings[edit]

The commune does not have a church.

Notable people linked to the Commune[edit]

  • Lieutenant René Dorme, a famous aviator of the First World War.

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

Notes[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Inhabitants of Meuse (in French)
  2. ^ a b Google Maps
  3. ^ Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA00036854 War Memorial (in French)

External links[edit]

Media related to Abaucourt-Hautecourt at Wikimedia Commons