Le Héron

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Le Héron
The town hall and school in Le Héron
The town hall and school in Le Héron
Location of Le Héron
Le Héron is located in France
Le Héron
Le Héron
Le Héron is located in Normandy
Le Héron
Le Héron
Coordinates: 49°29′51″N 1°23′39″E / 49.4975°N 1.3942°E / 49.4975; 1.3942Coordinates: 49°29′51″N 1°23′39″E / 49.4975°N 1.3942°E / 49.4975; 1.3942
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementDieppe
CantonGournay-en-Bray
IntercommunalityCC 4 rivières
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean-Pierre Bisson
Area
1
10.72 km2 (4.14 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
260
 • Density24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76358 /76780
Elevation62–183 m (203–600 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Le Héron is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in north-western France.

Geography[edit]

A small forestry and farming village situated at the confluence of the small Héron river with the Andelle, some 16 miles (26 km) east of Rouen at the junction of the D 13, D 46 and the D 62 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Le Héron
Year1962196819751982199019992004200620092011
Population259233239242236231248242245242
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]

  • An eighteenth-century château and its park.
  • The seventeenth-century fortified manorhouse at Malvoisine. Manoir de Malvoisine also appeared in the movie Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don't Come Back!!).
  • A nineteenth-century chapel.
  • The remains of the church of Notre-Dame et Saint-Gilles, dating from the twelfth century, burnt down in 1879.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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