|Arrondissement||Arrondissement of Châlons-en-Champagne|
|Canton||Canton of Écury-sur-Coole|
|Intercommunality||Communauté de communes de la Guenelle|
|• Mayor||Michel Jacquet|
|Area1||9.98 km2 (3.85 sq mi)|
|• Density||16/km2 (42/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||51574 /51240|
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 main river feeding the village is the Guenelle. The commune's territory extends from the southwest of the Champagne, north-east to the valley of Marne.
Communes bordering Togny-aux-Bœufs
Togny-aux-Bœufs was founded by a Roman general named Toniacus. His name has evolved over time to Togny-sur-Guenelle, named after the river running along the village, only to take his name as currently known a priori that the cattle used in the construction of the basilica of 'Thorn would have come in pastures of the village to take some rest. The chalk used for construction could come also part of the village.
In 1375, a captain of the King of France, Enguerrand of Coucy, crosses the Champagne road with his band, to the great detriment of the plain "Thus the people of Togny-en-Champagne they saw themselves reduced to crowd into hiding to escape the terrible weapons people. "
Policy and Administration
During the Revolution, the town joined the canton of Pogny. This is abolished in 1801 and Togny-aux-Bœufs integrates Township Écury-sur-Coole 2. Under the cantonal redistribution in France in 2014, the town became part of the canton of Chalons-en-Champagne-3.
The town, previously a member of the Community of communes of Guenelle, is a member, from the 1 st January 2014, the Community of Municipalities of Moivre in Coole.
Indeed, according to the inter-municipal cooperation departmental plan of the Marne of 15 December 2011 3, the Community of Municipalities of Moivre in Coole is amalgamated, at 1 st January 2014, the Community of Municipalities of the Valley Coole, the Community of Communes of Guenelle of the Community of communes of Mont nuts and Community communes of the Chalk Valley 4.
List of mayors
|Missing data are to be completed.|
|2001||current (at July 4, 2014)
||Michel Jacquet||Re-elected for the 2014–20 term 6, 7|
In 2012, the municipality had 128 inhabitants. The evolution of the number of inhabitants is known throughout the population censuses conducted in the town since 1793. From the xxi th century, actual census municipalities with fewer than 10,000 inhabitantsare held every five years, in contrast other towns with a sample survey every year Note 1, Note 2.
From 1962 to 1999: Population without double counting; for the following dates: municipal population. (Sources: Ldh / EHESS / Cassini until 1999 2 and Insee in 2004 8.)
Histogram of demographic change
Sites and Monuments
- The Church of St. Brice houses four articles classified historical monuments: a Madonna and Child of xiii th century 9, christ on the cross of xiv th century 10, a bas-relief of the Adoration of the Magi from the xv th century 11 and a stained glass window depicting the Annunciation and two men alongside a bishop, dating from 1520 and complete the xix th Century 12.
- Robinson Chalons, relaxing place;
- by plane, archaeological sites can be identified;
- the town hall ;
- the village cemetery contain many historical elements of interest.
- Louis-Antoine Cagnon (1771–1853), cavalry captain under the 1st Empire, Knight of the Order of the Legion of Honor 13;
- Auguste Person, the inventor of the crinoline skirt;
- Australian pilot Edwin Gordon Beckhouse, killed by the Germans in 1944;
- Togny-aux-Boeufs is the village of origin (from the 17th century) of the Chanoine family: Jean Louis Chanoine (1787-1872), general counsel of the Marne and mayor of Epernay 1840-48; Général Jules Chanoine (1835-1915), general counsel of the Marne and Minister of War in 1898; and champagne house Chanoine Frères:
- Marie-Louise Leveque (1842–1926), wife of Dr. Jean-Baptiste Langlet, mayor of Reims in 1908–19.
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