Fontenay, Seine-Maritime

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Coat of arms of Fontenay
Coat of arms
Fontenay is located in France
Coordinates: 49°33′41″N 0°11′01″E / 49.5614°N 0.1836°E / 49.5614; 0.1836Coordinates: 49°33′41″N 0°11′01″E / 49.5614°N 0.1836°E / 49.5614; 0.1836
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Le Havre
Canton Octeville-sur-Mer
Intercommunality CA havraise
 • Mayor (2008 - 2014) Claude Bourdier
Area1 5.61 km2 (2.17 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 1,043
 • Density 190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76275 /76290
Elevation 25–106 m (82–348 ft)
(avg. 69 m or 226 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.

Fontenay is a commune in the Seine-Maritime département in the Normandy region in northern France.


A farming village situated in the Pays de Caux, some 9 miles (14 km) north of Le Havre, on the D111 road.


Arms of Fontenay
The arms of Fontenay are blazoned :
Quarternly 1&4: Argent, a two-level fountain azure; 2&3: Azure, 2 fesses Or; overall on a bend sinister gules, 3 bezants (Or).


Historical population of Fontenay, Seine-Maritime
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2009
Population 316 324 427 1022 1123 1143 1034 1043
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Michel, dating from the eleventh century.
  • The sixteenth century château du Tôt.
  • The Clinarderie manorhouse.

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