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Fontaine-Lavaganne

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Fontaine-Lavaganne
Fontaine-Lavaganne (Frankreich)
Fontaine-Lavaganne
Region Hauts-de-France
Department (No) Oise (60)
Arrondissement Beauvais
Canton Grandvilliers
Community association Picardy verte
Coordinates 49° 36′ N, 1° 57′ ECoordinates 49° 36′ N, 1° 57′ O
Height 115–186 m
Area 6.76 km²
Inhabitants 509 (January 1, 2018)
Population density 75 inhabitants/km²
Postal code 60690
INSEE code

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Fontaine-Lavaganne is a commune in France with 509 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2018) in the Oise department in the Hauts-de-France region. The commune is located in the arrondissement of Beauvais and is part of the Communauté de communes de la Picardie Verte and the canton of Grandvilliers.

Geography

The railway station in the interwar period

The commune is located on the former Route nationale 1 and the railway line from Le Tréport to Beauvais, about two and a half kilometres north of Marseille-en-Beauvaisis; the stop has not been served since 2007. The commune includes the hamlets of Haute-Fontaine and Verte-Fontaine.

Inhabitants

Development of the number of inhabitants
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2011
325 311 307 287 316 299 377 470

Places of interest

  • Church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste, a brick building from 1676[1]
  • Chapel Notre-Dame du Bon Secours in the cemetery
  • Castle from the 14th century

Personalities

  • Anne de Pisseleu d’Heilly (c. 1508-after 1552), mistress of King Francis I, born at the castle

Individual references

  1. https://clochers.org/Fichiers_HTML/Accueil/Accueil_clochers/60/accueil_60242.htm

Web links

Commons: Fontaine-Lavaganne– Collection of images, videos and audio files