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The town hall of Saint-Hilaire-Cottes
The town hall of Saint-Hilaire-Cottes
Coat of arms of Saint-Hilaire-Cottes
Coat of arms
Saint-Hilaire-Cottes is located in France
Coordinates: 50°34′20″N 2°24′54″E / 50.5722°N 2.415°E / 50.5722; 2.415Coordinates: 50°34′20″N 2°24′54″E / 50.5722°N 2.415°E / 50.5722; 2.415
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Aire-sur-la-Lys
Intercommunality Artois Flandres
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Cauwet
Area1 7.24 km2 (2.80 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 808
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62750 /62120
Elevation 24–102 m (79–335 ft)
(avg. 65 m or 213 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-Hilaire-Cottes is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.


Saint-Hilaire-Cottes is situated some 10 miles (16.1 km) northwest of Béthune and 37 miles (59.5 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D943 and D91 roads.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
749 753 725 752 750 734 808
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Hilaire, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The church of St. Omer, at Cottes, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The Commonwealth War Graves Commission graves.

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