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Hescamps is located in France
Coordinates: 49°43′46″N 1°52′20″E / 49.7294°N 1.8722°E / 49.7294; 1.8722Coordinates: 49°43′46″N 1°52′20″E / 49.7294°N 1.8722°E / 49.7294; 1.8722
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Poix-de-Picardie
Intercommunality Sud-Ouest Amiénois
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Régis Longue-Epee
Area1 34.56 km2 (13.34 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 470
 • Density 14/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 80436 /80290
Elevation 127–211 m (417–692 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 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.

Hescamps is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.


Hescamps is situated on the D257 road, some 22 miles (35 km) southwest of Amiens.

The Plateau Picard near the border between the departments of the Somme, the Oise and the Seine-Maritime, easily accessible via the old national road 15a (now DR 1015) and 319 (now DR 919), or by Highway A29 .

It is located within walking distance of train stations in St. Segrée and Fouilloy.

The common Hescamps is constituted by the four former municipalities of the Somme in 1972:

The stream of Évoissons rises to Handicourt.


Historical population of Hescamps
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 447 558 517 434 404 434 470
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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