- Not to be confused with Tilloloy
|Intercommunality||CC Somme Sud-Ouest|
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Gérard Houbart|
|3.52 km2 (1.36 sq mi)|
|• Density||59/km2 (150/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||89–116 m (292–381 ft) |
(avg. 115 m or 377 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
The commune is situated 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Abbeville on the D25 road
|From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.|
The name is derived from the French for the Linden (Limetree)(fr: tilleul) and the Ash(fr: frêne). and reference to the village (as Fresnum) is mentioned in 1207.
Tilloloy was also noted in 1373 as Thillolay
Thilloloy and Fresnes were joined as one commune sometime between 1790 and 1794 as the commune of Fresnes-Thilloloy.
The commune was occupied from 17 February to 9 March 1871 by the Germans during the Franco-Prussian War.
Places of interest
- The Mairie which also houses the school.
- The medieval church, part demolished and rebuilt in 1860, is dedicated to Saint-Ouen.
Autel de l'Eglise vu de l'entrée
- The cemetery
- The war memorial
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