L'Abergement-Clémenciat

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L'Abergement-Clémenciat
L'Abergement-Clémenciat is located in France
L'Abergement-Clémenciat
L'Abergement-Clémenciat
Coordinates: 46°09′07″N 4°55′18″E / 46.1519°N 4.9217°E / 46.1519; 4.9217Coordinates: 46°09′07″N 4°55′18″E / 46.1519°N 4.9217°E / 46.1519; 4.9217
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne
Intercommunality Chalaronne-centre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Boulon
Area1 15.95 km2 (6.16 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 777
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 01001 / 01400
Elevation 206–272 m (676–892 ft)
(avg. 240 m or 790 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.

L'Abergement-Clémenciat is a commune in the department of Ain and the region of Rhône-Alpes in eastern Metropolitan France.

Geography[edit]

The Chalaronne flows west-northwest through the southern part of the commune.

Toponomy[edit]

There are 4 communes in Ain with the name of Jura on a river. The other three are Le Petit-Abergement, Le Grand-Abergement, and L'Abergement-de-Varey. It seems to designate agricultural concessions in the 11th-15th centuries.

History[edit]

It was once a large timber plantation.

Mayors[edit]

List of successive mayors
Name Term Party Qualifications
1857 1882 Antoine-Élisée Munet
1882 1912 Melchior Munet
1912 1944 Élisée Munet
December 1944 February 1945 Paul Reverdy
February 1945 May 1945 Élisée Munet
May 1945 October 1947 Jean-Marie Beyoux radical socialist
November 1947 March 1971 Joseph Jouard
March 1971 June 1997 René Perret UDF-PR
June 1997 March 2008 Jean-Claude Rigaud
March 2008 present Daniel Boulon

Population[edit]

In 2012, Abergement-Clémenciat had 777 inhabitants (an increase of 8% over 1999). The town occupied the 11,540th place nationally, while it was 11,370th in 1999, and the 197th at the departmental level of 419 municipalities.

Changes in the number of inhabitants is known throughout the population censuses conducted in Abergement and Clémenciat in 1793 and Abergement-Clémenciat since 1861. The maximum population was reached in 2006 with 811 inhabitants.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 232 —    
1861 569 +145.3%
1866 556 −2.3%
1872 620 +11.5%
1876 604 −2.6%
1881 605 +0.2%
1886 622 +2.8%
1891 594 −4.5%
1896 572 −3.7%
1901 637 +11.4%
1906 629 −1.3%
1911 560 −11.0%
1921 566 +1.1%
1926 543 −4.1%
1931 540 −0.6%
1936 506 −6.3%
1946 471 −6.9%
1954 424 −10.0%
1962 407 −4.0%
1968 347 −14.7%
1975 368 +6.1%
1982 477 +29.6%
1990 579 +21.4%
1999 728 +25.7%
2006 811 +11.4%
2009 787 −3.0%
2012 777 −1.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The old village is subject to a classification as historical monuments since November 18, 1994
  • A castle, built in 1700, rebuilt in the 19th century
  • A church, consecrated in 1868, built under the direction of Mr. Buleau, an architect of Paris.

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