La Ferté-Saint-Samson

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La Ferté-Saint-Samson
Coat of arms of La Ferté-Saint-Samson
Coat of arms
La Ferté-Saint-Samson is located in France
La Ferté-Saint-Samson
La Ferté-Saint-Samson
Coordinates: 49°34′44″N 1°31′32″E / 49.5789°N 1.5256°E / 49.5789; 1.5256Coordinates: 49°34′44″N 1°31′32″E / 49.5789°N 1.5256°E / 49.5789; 1.5256
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Gournay-en-Bray
Intercommunality CC 4 rivières
 • Mayor Maurice Defromerie
Area1 19.05 km2 (7.36 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 420
 • Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76261 /76440
Elevation 119–196 m (390–643 ft)
(avg. 190 m or 620 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.

La Ferté-Saint-Samson is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.


A forestry and farming village situated in the Pays de Bray, some 39 miles (63 km) southeast of Dieppe at the junction of the D61, the D21 and the D921 roads.


Historical population of La Ferté-Saint-Samson
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 382 447 372 319 333 341 420
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 motte and ruins of a feudal castle.
  • An old house dating from the sixteenth century.
  • A nineteenth-century château.
  • The thirteenth-century chapel of St.Samson.
  • The church of St.Pierre, dating from the tenth century.

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