Toulx-Sainte-Croix

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Toulx-Sainte-Croix
Observation tower
Observation tower
Toulx-Sainte-Croix is located in France
Toulx-Sainte-Croix
Toulx-Sainte-Croix
Coordinates: 46°17′08″N 2°12′52″E / 46.2856°N 2.2144°E / 46.2856; 2.2144Coordinates: 46°17′08″N 2°12′52″E / 46.2856°N 2.2144°E / 46.2856; 2.2144
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Boussac
Intercommunality Pays de Boussac
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard De La Biche
Area1 35.05 km2 (13.53 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 299
 • Density 8.5/km2 (22/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23254 /23600
Elevation 375–656 m (1,230–2,152 ft)
(avg. 655 m or 2,149 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.

Toulx-Sainte-Croix is a commune in the Creuse department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.

Geography[edit]

An area of forestry and farming, comprising the village and several hamlets situated some 16 miles (26 km) northeast of Guéret, at the junction of the D67 and the D14 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 495 —    
1968 570 +15.2%
1975 507 −11.1%
1982 435 −14.2%
1990 361 −17.0%
1999 304 −15.8%
2008 299 −1.6%

Sights[edit]

The Romanesque church
  • Several Roman remains.
  • The church and its separate bell tower, dating from the eleventh century.
  • The ancient stone cross on the square.
  • Megaliths known as "Les Pierres Jaumâtres".
  • A fifteenth-century château at the hamlet of Maisons.
  • A fortified manorhouse at Chanon.
  • The observation tower constructed in 1932 by Abbé Aguillaume.

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