Nettancourt

Nettancourt ([netɑ̃kuʁ]) is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Nettancourt
Roman road
Roman road
Location of Nettancourt
Nettancourt is located in France
Nettancourt
Nettancourt
Nettancourt is located in Grand Est
Nettancourt
Nettancourt
Coordinates: 48°52′33″N 4°56′37″E / 48.8758°N 4.9436°ECoordinates: 48°52′33″N 4°56′37″E / 48.8758°N 4.9436°E
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMeuse
ArrondissementBar-le-Duc
CantonRevigny-sur-Ornain
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du pays de Revigny sur Ornain
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christophe Antoine
Area
1
11.45 km2 (4.42 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
258
 • Density23/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
55378 /55800
Elevation135–187 m (443–614 ft)
(avg. 175 m or 574 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Geography

The village lies on the right bank of the Chée, which flows southward through the eastern part of the commune.

  • Elevation : 158.573928 Yards (145 mètres).
  • Residents : Nettancourtois (male), Nettancourtoises (female).
  • Land Area : 11,5 km² (2006 density : 25/km²)
  • Main river : La Chée
  • Nearest commune : Noyers-Auzécourt, Sommeilles
  • Nearest big city : Bar-le-Duc.

Administration

Mayors of Nettancourt :

Start End Name
1971 1987 Mr. Bernard VILLANFIN
1987 2001 Mrs Colette CHEVALLIER
2001 2014 Mr. Christophe ANTOINE


Current administrative team:[2]

  • Mayor : Mr. Christophe ANTOINE
  • Town councilors : Mr. Philippe ANTOINE, Mr. Michel BASSET, Mr. David FONTAINE, Mr. Thierry FRACHEBOIS, Mrs Danielle GHIONI, Mrs Nathalie MARCYAN, Mr. Christian RIES, Mr. Denis ROGIE, Mrs Marie-Catherine STROZYKOWSKI, Mrs Jacqueline WILHELM.

Politic life

Elections (participation)[3]

Day Election Registered voters Participation
(% registered voters)
2002/April/21 Presidential elections
(1st round of voting)
222
65,77 %
2002/May/05 Presidential elections
(2nd round of voting)
222
77,93 %
2004/June/13 European elections
227
49,34 %
2007/April/22 Presidential elections
(1st round of voting)
239
81,17 %
2007/May/06 Presidential elections
(2nd round of voting)
239
82,01 %

Demography

Historical population of Nettancourt
(Source: INSEE[4])
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population348391361343267284286
From the year 1968 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.


2007 last census:[5]

  • Men (51,4%) Women (48,6%)
  • Population between 0 and 19 : 26,24%
  • Population between 20 and 39 : 17,1%
  • Population between 40 and 59 : 32,2%
  • Population more than 59 : 24,4%

Resources and production

Local and daily life

Education : Nettancourt has its own primary school.
Shop : Bakery, hotel and restaurant, automobile repair shop, ...
Associations : Go Elan
Celebrations: local/community holiday : second or third Sunday of July, saint day: June, the 24th.
Like several French cities, Nettancourt has bric-a-brac sales in summer time.

Toponymy

"Nettancourt" appears in 1179. It should be a name of a man + curtius (lat.). The name should be a male German one.[6]
"Nettancourt" is also an aristocratic family name (see Famous people from Nettancourt).

History

  • Antiquity :

Nettancourt is close to a famous Roman road (it joins up Reims to Toul cities). Archaeological Gallo-Roman remains (like pieces of pottery and ancient currencies) were found in the area.

  • Middle Ages :

Nettancourt is an old fief belonging to Champagne.

  • 17th century - 18th century :

A Protestant community lived in the village between 1561 and 1685, protected by the lords of Nettancourt, converted to Calvinism.

  • 20th century :

Nettancourt suffers a lot from the First World War (1914–18). One day, to escape to a German offensive, the residents had to leave their village. During this time, German soldiers sat for a moment in several houses.

There are ten names in the war memorial, mobilized at the beginning of the war. They fought bravely to liberate their home.

Tourist places and monuments


Secular architecture :

  • Castle of Nettancourt, built again in the 19th century.
  • Castle of la Grange-aux-Champs (17th/ 18th, modified in the 19th century).
  • Grande-rue : low-relief depicting Saint Hubert's legend (in the lintel of the door).
  • Farm, 5-7 rue de l'Orme (group of fronts and roofs).


Sacred architecture :

  • Saint-Remi Church: 15th century, restored at the 16th century and in 1708 : naves, apses, gate (1650), vault (1856).
  • Saint-Jean-Baptiste chapel : ancient Protestant church, built in 1561, it became catholic after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. It was built again in 1884.


Place of interest :

Notable people

See also

References

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ http://www.annuaire-mairie.fr/mairie-nettancourt.html#equipe_admin
  3. ^ http://www.annuaire-mairie.fr/mairie-nettancourt.html#election
  4. ^ Nettancourt sur le site de l'Insee
  5. ^ http://www.annuaire-mairie.fr/statistiques-village-nettancourt.html
  6. ^ http://www.quid.fr/communes.html?mode=detail&id=21401

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