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The church in Veauchette
The church in Veauchette
Coat of arms of Veauchette
Coat of arms
Veauchette is located in France
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Veauchette is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Coordinates: 45°33′46″N 4°15′58″E / 45.5628°N 4.2661°E / 45.5628; 4.2661Coordinates: 45°33′46″N 4°15′58″E / 45.5628°N 4.2661°E / 45.5628; 4.2661
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Montbrison
Canton Andrézieux-Bouthéon
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération Loire Forez
 • Mayor Pierre JUST
Area1 7.54 km2 (2.91 sq mi)
Population (2007)2 888
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 42324 /42340
Elevation 347–376 m (1,138–1,234 ft)
(avg. 347 m or 1,138 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.

Veauchette is a commune in the Loire department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region located central France.


In 2013, the population was 1,132 people. The commune's population growth is seen in the censuses since 1793.Since the 21st Century, the actual censuses of communes with populations less than 10,000 are held every five years, despite other communes having surveys every year.

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