Lamarche (Vosges)

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Lamarche coat of arms
Lamarche (France)
region Grand Est
Department Vosges
Arrondissement Neufchâteau
Canton Darney
Community association Vosges Côté Sud Ouest
Coordinates 48 ° 4 '  N , 5 ° 47'  E Coordinates: 48 ° 4 '  N , 5 ° 47'  E
height 339-501 m
surface 33.69 km 2
Residents 901 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 27 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 88320
INSEE code

Town Hall ( Hôtel de ville ) Lamarche

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Lamarche (until 1801 novj with the spelling La Marche ) is a French commune with 901 inhabitants (January 1, 2017) in the Vosges department in the Grand Est region (until 2015 Lorraine ). It is part of the Neufchâteau arrondissement and the Vosges Côté Sud Ouest community association founded in 2017 .


The municipality is located 23 kilometers southwest of Vittel in the extreme southwest of the historic Lorraine region . On the southeastern outskirts of the village which runs Maas - Saône - watershed . In the municipality, the Mont des Fourches (501 meters above sea level) is the highest point of the Monts Faucilles between the plateau of Langres and the Vosges . In the north-west the municipal area extends to the Maas tributary Mouzon . Another tributary of the Meuse - the Flambart - rises in the southwestern tip of the municipality.

Neighboring municipalities of Lamarche are Villotte in the north, Martigny-les-Bains in the northeast, Morizécourt and Serécourt in the east, Isches and Mont-lès-Lamarche in the south, Larivière-Arnoncourt in the southwest and Romain-aux-Bois and Tollaincourt in the northwest.

Population development

year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2008 2017
Residents 1209 1201 1333 1338 1258 1159 1062 901
Sources: Cassini and INSEE


  • Church Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption
  • Notre-Dame chapel in the Aureil-Maison district
  • Saint-Charles-Borromée hospital chapel
  • Ruins of the chapel of the former monastery of the Trinitarians
Church Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption
Notre-Dame chapel

Economy and Infrastructure

Agriculture continues to dominate in Lamarche. There are 15 farms in the municipality (dairy farming, cattle breeding). In addition, the service and trade sector and the health sector play a certain role.

After primary schools in the small villages in the area were closed, Lamarche developed into a central primary school location. As the canton's capital, Lamarche has a gendarmerie brigade and a fire station.

The D429 (formerly RN 429 ) leads through Lamarche from Vittel to Langres . The Lamarche station on the Merrey – Hymont-Mattaincourt railway line, a little outside the town, is currently not served.


See also

Lamarche Jewish community

supporting documents

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  2. Lamarche on
  3. Lamarche on
  4. ↑ Farms on (French)
  5. ^ Lamarche, Marey municipal council meeting in August 2010 (French)

Web links

Commons : Lamarche  - Collection of Images