The town hall of Vaucresson
Paris and inner ring départements
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Virginie Michel-Paulsen|
|Area1||3.08 km2 (1.19 sq mi)|
|• Density||2,900/km2 (7,600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||92076 /92420|
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 people who live in the commune are called Vaucressonais. Vaucresson contains abundant parkland; 22 of its 308 hectares are classed as natural zones. Today Vaucresson is principally a wealthy residential community, and has the ninth-highest household income of any commune in France.
Vaucresson has a movie theatre called "Cinema Normandie". There is also a cultural centre, "La Montgolfiere", which offers many activities and cultural exhibits. The name was given as a reminder of the first hot air balloon which set off from the Chateau de Versailles the 19 September 1783 and landed in Vaucresson, carrying a duck, a rooster and a lamb.
- Two preschools: Ecole maternelle des Grandes-Fermes and Ecole maternelle des Peupliers
- Two elementary schools: Ecole élémentaire du Coteau and Ecole élémentaire des Peupliers
- Collège public Yves-du-Manoir
- Jean Ferrat, author, poet and singer, was born here in 1930.
- Yves du Manoir, French rugby player, born here in 1904
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