Wismes

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Wismes
Commune
The church of Wismes
The church of Wismes
Coat of arms of Wismes
Coat of arms
Wismes is located in France
Wismes
Wismes
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Wismes is located in Hauts-de-France
Wismes
Wismes
Coordinates: 50°39′17″N 2°04′19″E / 50.6547°N 2.0719°E / 50.6547; 2.0719Coordinates: 50°39′17″N 2°04′19″E / 50.6547°N 2.0719°E / 50.6547; 2.0719
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementSaint-Omer
CantonLumbres
IntercommunalityPays Lumbres
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean-Luc Hochart
Area111.93 km2 (4.61 sq mi)
Population (2014)2486
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code62897 /62380
Elevation73–191 m (240–627 ft)
(avg. 128 m or 420 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.

Wismes is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais département in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

Wismes is located twelve miles (19 km) southwest of Saint-Omer, at the D132 and D205 road junction, comprising the villages and hamlets of Wismes, Cantemerle, Fourdebecques, Marival, Rietz-Mottu, Saint-Pierre-Wismes and Salvecques.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Wismes
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population434446435449497525532
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.André, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The church of St.Pierre, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • A small château of the Louis XV style.
  • The remains of a 12th-century feudal motte.
  • An ancient house built in 1670.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Houck, George Francis (1887-01-01). The Church in Northern Ohio and in the Diocese of Cleveland: From 1749 to 1890. Short & Forman.

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