Saint-Maxent

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Saint-Maxent
The town hall in Saint-Maxent
The town hall in Saint-Maxent
Location of Saint-Maxent
Saint-Maxent is located in France
Saint-Maxent
Saint-Maxent
Saint-Maxent is located in Hauts-de-France
Saint-Maxent
Saint-Maxent
Coordinates: 50°00′25″N 1°43′49″E / 50.0069°N 1.7303°E / 50.0069; 1.7303Coordinates: 50°00′25″N 1°43′49″E / 50.0069°N 1.7303°E / 50.0069; 1.7303
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementAbbeville
CantonGamaches
IntercommunalityCC Aumale - Blangy-sur-Bresle
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Bernard Leneveu
Area
1
6.38 km2 (2.46 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
389
 • Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80710 /80140
Elevation93–118 m (305–387 ft)
(avg. 114 m or 374 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated some 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Abbeville, on the D86 and D29 road junction, about a mile from the A28 autoroute.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Saint-Maxent
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population413417379365365369383
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]

  • The church
  • The old railway line [2]

The railway was opened on 9 May 1872 and was used principally from freight, although some passengers were carried.
It was finally closed on 10 November 1993. It served the following communes:
Longpré-les-Corps-Saints / Bettencourt-Rivière / Airaines / Allery / Wiry-au-Mont / Forceville / Oisemont / Cerisy-Buleux / Martainneville / Saint-Maxent / Vismes-au-Val / Maisnières / Longroy and Gamaches

Ligne Longpré-les-Corps-Saints Longroy-Gamaches.png

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Source:Fcvnet Archived 10 February 2012 at the Wayback Machine