Le Héron

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Le Héron
Le Héron is located in France
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
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Gournay-en-Bray
Intercommunality CC 4 rivières
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean-Pierre Bisson
Area1 10.72 km2 (4.14 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 242
 • Density 23/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76358 /76780
Elevation 62–183 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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


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.


Historical population of Le Héron
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2004 2006 2009 2011
Population 259 233 239 242 236 231 248 242 245 242
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.

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