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Saint-Blimont is located in France
Coordinates: 50°07′18″N 1°34′30″E / 50.1217°N 1.575°E / 50.1217; 1.575Coordinates: 50°07′18″N 1°34′30″E / 50.1217°N 1.575°E / 50.1217; 1.575
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Friville-Escarbotin
Intercommunality CA Baie de Somme
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Claude Loiselle
Area1 6.63 km2 (2.56 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 965
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 80700 /80960
Elevation 18–67 m (59–220 ft)
(avg. 27 m or 89 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.

Saint-Blimont is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.


The commune is situated 12 miles (19 km) west of Abbeville, on the D106 road. Sitting squarely between the industrial Vimeu region and the tourist regions of Picardie.


Closely linked with Saint-Valery-sur-Somme. The monk evangelist Saint Valery healed Blimond around 615, who succeeded him as head of the abbey at Saint-Valery-sur-Somme.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
948 958 989 1056 1046 948 965
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The fifteenth century watchtower that has been a belltower for about 150 years. The tower is accessible in July and August, with guided visits every Saturday at 11 o'clock.
  • The nineteenth century church, with interesting elements such as beams, a baptismal font originating from the previous sixteenth century church and a 15th-century statue of Saint Blimond.

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