Le Fossé

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Le Fossé
Le Fossé is located in France
Le Fossé
Le Fossé
Coordinates: 49°36′34″N 1°34′23″E / 49.6094°N 1.5731°E / 49.6094; 1.5731Coordinates: 49°36′34″N 1°34′23″E / 49.6094°N 1.5731°E / 49.6094; 1.5731
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Gournay-en-Bray
Intercommunality Canton of Forges-les-Eaux
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jules Baudrin
Area1 10.11 km2 (3.90 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 458
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76277 / 76440
Elevation 138–227 m (453–745 ft)
(avg. 144 m or 472 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.

Le Fossé is a former commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the commune of Forges-les-Eaux.[1]


A farming and forestry village situated by the banks of the Epte river in the Pays de Bray, some 35 miles (56 km) southeast of Dieppe at the junction of the D9 and the D915 roads.


Historical population of Le Fossé
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 386 384 377 303 359 382 458
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 church of St.Pierre & St.Paul, dating from the sixteenth century.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 5 October 2015

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