Lavey, Switzerland

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Lavey is a former municipality in the district of Aigle in the canton of Vaud, Switzerland.

It was first recorded in year 1016 as A Laver. In 1189 it was known as Laveto.

The municipality contained the villages Lavey-Village and Lavey-les-Bains. It had 138 inhabitants in 1764, which increased to 185 in 1803 and 251 in 1850.

In 1970 the municipality was merged with the neighboring municipality Morcles to form a new and larger municipality Lavey-Morcles.


Coordinates: 46°13′N 7°02′E / 46.217°N 7.033°E / 46.217; 7.033