Togny-aux-Bœufs

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Togny-aux-Bœufs
Togny-aux-Bœufs is located in France
Togny-aux-Bœufs
Togny-aux-Bœufs
Coordinates: 48°51′12″N 4°26′44″E / 48.8533°N 4.4456°E / 48.8533; 4.4456Coordinates: 48°51′12″N 4°26′44″E / 48.8533°N 4.4456°E / 48.8533; 4.4456
Country France
Region Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine
Department Marne
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Châlons-en-Champagne
Canton Canton of Écury-sur-Coole
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Guenelle
Government
 • Mayor Michel Jacquet
Area1 9.98 km2 (3.85 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 161
 • 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.

Togny-aux-Bœufs is a commune in the Marne department in Champagne-Ardenne, in the north-east of France.

Geography[edit]

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[edit]

History[edit]

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[edit]

Cantonal attachment[edit]

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.

Inter[edit]

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[edit]

Period Identity Label Quality
Missing data are to be completed.
1848 1851 Alexis Gatelet
1851 1862 Joseph Songy
1862 1896 Onesimus Henry
1896 1908 Louis Estienne
1908 1913 Ulysses Gatelet
1913 1925 Henri Berthemy
1925 1935 Louis Ollivier
1935 1944 Louis Mortas
1944 1971 Robert Berton
1971 1983 Marc Jeanmaire
1983 2001 Michael Berton
2001 current (at July 4, 2014)
Michel Jacquet Re-elected for the 2014–20 term 6, 7

Demographics[edit]

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.

Population change [edit]
1793 1800 1806 1821 1831 1836 1841 1846 1851
275 290 296 300 313 327 331 343 381
Population change [edit], following (1)
1856 1861 1866 1872 1876 1881 1886 1891 1896
362 333 338 323 331 320 287 270 230
Population change [edit], suite (2)
1901 1906 1911 1921 1926 1931 1936 1946 1954
219 222 215 189 192 199 171 204 228
Population change [edit], following (3)
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2005 2006 2010
200 163 153 165 166 161 146 150 134
Population change [edit], suite (4)
2012 - - - - - - - -
128 - - - - - - - -

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[edit]

  • 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.

Personalities linked to the common[edit]

See also[edit]