Villeroy, Somme

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Villeroy église et Monument aux Morts.jpg
Villeroy is located in France
Coordinates: 49°56′25″N 1°43′28″E / 49.9403°N 1.7244°E / 49.9403; 1.7244Coordinates: 49°56′25″N 1°43′28″E / 49.9403°N 1.7244°E / 49.9403; 1.7244
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Oisemont
Intercommunality Canton of Oisemont
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Roger Dancourt
Area1 6.02 km2 (2.32 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 219
 • Density 36/km2 (94/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 80796 / 80140
Elevation 119–159 m (390–522 ft)
(avg. 139 m or 456 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.

Villeroy is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.


Villeroy is situated 13 miles(21 km) southwest of Abbeville, on the D108e road


Historical population of Villeroy, Somme
Year 1698 1867 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 420 344 237 242 218 205 210 216 219
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.


The village was known as "Villa Regia", in 1129. It was once owned by the Knights Templar who built a wall around the village.
The seigneury was first noted as Bailleul-Vimeu, which was then passed to the seigneurs of Rambures.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of Saint Sauveur, rebuilt in the 19th century.

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