La Baume

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La Baume
An aerial view of La Baume
An aerial view of La Baume
Location of La Baume
La Baume is located in France
La Baume
La Baume
La Baume is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
La Baume
La Baume
Coordinates: 46°16′59″N 6°36′48″E / 46.2831°N 6.6133°E / 46.2831; 6.6133Coordinates: 46°16′59″N 6°36′48″E / 46.2831°N 6.6133°E / 46.2831; 6.6133
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
ArrondissementThonon-les-Bains
CantonÉvian-les-Bains
IntercommunalityHaut-Chablais
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-François Menoud[1]
Area
1
16.91 km2 (6.53 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
321
 • Density19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
74030 /74430
Elevation636–1,890 m (2,087–6,201 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

La Baume is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

Geography[edit]

It is situated in the High Savoy between Thonon-les-Bains and Morzine. According to the French Wikipedia page, it is called 'La Baume' because the church is situated on a rock.

Administration[edit]

The current Mayor of La Baume is Jean-François Menoud, elected in 2020.

Demography[edit]

Historical population of La Baume
(Source: INSEE[3])
Year19681975198219901999200720122017
Population214179165191228251250309
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 'Barrage du Jotty', is a dam of the lake of Le Jotty shared by the communes of La Vernaz and La Baume.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 9 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE