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Héronchelles is located in France
Coordinates: 49°31′50″N 1°23′02″E / 49.5306°N 1.3839°E / 49.5306; 1.3839Coordinates: 49°31′50″N 1°23′02″E / 49.5306°N 1.3839°E / 49.5306; 1.3839
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Le Mesnil-Esnard
 • Mayor Jean-Luc Poyen
Area1 6.71 km2 (2.59 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 131
 • Density 20/km2 (51/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76359 /76750
Elevation 95–177 m (312–581 ft)
(avg. 113 m or 371 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.

Héronchelles is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.


A very small farming village, source of the tiny river Héronchelles, situated some 16 miles (26 km) northeast of Rouen, at the junction of the D46, D261 and the D290 roads.


Historical population of Héronchelles
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2013
Population 68 88 102 91 102 89 107 131
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. Geneviève and St. Nicolas, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • Ruins of a feudal castle.
  • A sixteenth-century chateau.
  • A dovecote.
  • A manor.

Leisure facilities[edit]

  • A large picnic area.
  • A playground.
  • Petanque.
  • A village hall.

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