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Coat of arms of Épouville
Épouville (France)
region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Le Havre
Canton Octeville-sur-Mer
Community association Havraise
Coordinates 49 ° 34 '  N , 0 ° 13'  E Coordinates: 49 ° 34 '  N , 0 ° 13'  E
height 17-98 m
surface 5.59 km 2
Residents 2,686 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 481 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 76133
INSEE code
Website www.epouville.com

Épouville is a French commune with 2,686 inhabitants (at January 1, 2017) in the department of Seine-Maritime in the region Normandy . It belongs to the communauté d'agglomération Havraise .


Épouville is two kilometers northeast of Montivilliers and 15 kilometers northeast of Le Havre . The river Lézarde flows through the municipality. The hamlet of La Payennière is part of the municipality.


Traces of settlement from the Moustérien and the Neolithic Age were found in the old brickworks quarry .

Épouville was referred to in a Latin document from William the Conqueror in 1068 as Espovilla , Epouvilla or Esposvilla .

Twin town

Épouville has had a close partnership with the German city of Dinklage in Lower Saxony since 1986 .


The Romanesque church of Saint-Denis was built in the 11th century. The bell tower dates from the 12th century, the choir from the 13th century. There is a moth in La Payennière .

Economy and Infrastructure

The main occupations of the Épouvillais are agriculture and cattle breeding.

The secondary school, Collège Georges Brassens , was named after the chansonnier Georges Brassens (1921–1981).

Web links

Commons : Épouville  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Épouville on the CODAH website ( Memento of July 16, 2012 in the archive.today web archive ) (French) Retrieved October 7, 2009.
  2. ^ Épouville on annuaire-mairie.fr (French) Retrieved October 7, 2009.
  3. Historique Épouville on epouville.com ( Memento of February 8, 2015 in the Internet Archive ) (French).
  4. ^ England (William I), David Bates: Regesta regum Anglo-Normannorum . Oxford University Press, 1998, ISBN 0-19-820674-7 , pp. 654–663 (English, limited preview in Google Book Search).
  5. Vie économique on epouville.com ( Memento of February 8, 2015 in the Internet Archive ) in French.
  6. ↑ Exchange of France with the Collège Georges Brassens (PDF; 1.83 MB) Retrieved on October 7, 2009.