|Intercommunality||Community of communes of the Val d'Orne|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Sylvie Pégat|
|Area1||6.61 km2 (2.55 sq mi)|
|• Density||27/km2 (71/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||61267 / 61210|
|Elevation||63–216 m (207–709 ft)
(avg. 171 m or 561 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.
The mayor since March 2001 has been Sylvie Pégat. She is politically an independent.
|From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.|
- In 1321, Jean de Corday bought the fief of Mesnil-Hermey.
- In 1465, the title of nobility of Raoul de Corday du Mesnil-Hermé is confirmed.
- In 1505, Marguerite - the daughter of Guillaume "Raoult", Esquire, Lord of Mesnil-Hermey - marries Thomas Williamson, a Scottish knight staying in France with the French king, Charles VIII).
- In the 18th century, the land of Mesnil-Hermey belonged to the Marquis de Rabodanges.
Places of interest
- The valley of the River Orne with:
Between these two towns, the road followed (unlike the current asphalt road) the route of the old path of "Bougas". It was by this route that the imposing stone pedestal of the monument to William the Conqueror, erected at the foot of Falaise Castle in 1850, was sent, causing considerable difficulties for the horse teams between "Forest Bridge" and Ménil-Hermei.
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