Old Barisis Railway Station
|Intercommunality||Picardie des Châteaux|
|• Mayor (2017-2020)||Guy Pernaud|
|15.11 km2 (5.83 sq mi)|
|• Density||50/km2 (130/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||53–186 m (174–610 ft) |
(avg. 50 m or 160 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
The inhabitants of the commune are known as Barisiens or Barisiennes
Barisis-aux-Bois is located some 20 km west of Laon and 25 km north of Soissons. The village is in the heart of the national forest of Saint-Gobain. The commune can be accessed by the D1750 road from Pierremande in the west to the village with the D534 continuing east to Saint-Gobain and the D535 going south-east to Septvaux. There is also the D53 road from Amigny-Rouy in the north passing through the village and continuing south to Verneuil-sous-Coucy. The D7 road from Amigny-Rouy to Saint-Gobain passes through the northern corner of the commune. Other than the village there are three hamlets in the commune: Bernagousse, L'Abbaye, and Le Crotoir. The commune is heavily forested - especially in the north - with some areas of farmland. 
The Menil stream passes through the commune from south to north joining the Ruisseau de Servais and continuing north forming part of the eastern border of the commune joining with many other streams before joining the Oise.
Barisis-aux-Bois has an old railway station on the former Chauny to Saint-Gobain line.
Party per bend sinister, one azure, with a tree proper in pale leaved in vert truncated by bend; two vert, a herbed terrace over a river all in bend sinister; over all a bend sinister argent charged with four pigs proper spotted in sable contourned.
List of Successive Mayors of Barisis-aux-Bois
|1977||1983||Marie Claire Dejean-Ficheau|
(Not all data is known)
- Louis Nicolas Lemasle, painter, retired in Barisis and died there on 14 October 1876.
Notes and references
- "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
- Decree No. 2014-1447 dated 3 December 2014 (in French)
- Barisis on Lion1906
- Inhabitants of Aisne (in French)
- Barisis on Google Maps
- Barisis on the Géoportail from National Geographic Institute (IGN) website (in French)
- Barisy on the 1750 Cassini Map
- Barisy on the 1790 Cassini Map
- Ldh/EHESS/Cassini database (in French)
- List of Mayors of France (in French)
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