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Coat of arms of Lignéville
Lignéville (France)
region Grand Est
Department Vosges
Arrondissement Neufchâteau
Canton Vittel
Community association Vosges Côté Sud Ouest
Coordinates 48 ° 10 ′  N , 5 ° 57 ′  E Coordinates: 48 ° 10 ′  N , 5 ° 57 ′  E
height 362-457 m
surface 12.53 km 2
Residents 315 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 25 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 88800
INSEE code

Location of the commune of Lignéville
in the Vosges department

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Lignéville is a French commune in the department of Vosges in the region Grand Est . It is part of the Neufchâteau arrondissement and the Vosges Côté Sud Ouest community association founded in 2017 .


The community of Lignéville with 315 inhabitants (January 1, 2017) is located four kilometers south of the spa town of Vittel and 45 kilometers west of Épinal in southwest Lorraine.

The 12.5 km² municipal area of ​​Lignéville extends in the area of ​​the Monts Faucilles on the watershed of the catchment areas of the Meuse and Saône . The Ruisseau de Belle Fontaine rises in the municipality and drains over the Petit Vair and the Vair to the upper Meuse. Only about 40 hectares of the municipal area are forested, the majority of the area is used for agriculture.

Neighboring communities of Lignéville are Vittel in the north, Thuillières in the east, Saint-Baslemont in the south-east, Provenchères-lès-Darney and Viviers-le-Gras in the south, Dombrot-le-Sec in the south-west and Contrexéville in the north-west.

Place name

The name Lignéville is of Latin (Gallo-Roman) origin. It is made up of the prefix lignum ( wood ) and villa ( settlement ). Over the centuries, the place name changed several times. Legisvilla is proven for the year 1030 . Via Lyenivillae (1124), Lygnevilla (1402) and Ligniville (1594), the name developed into Lignéville , which has been in use since the 18th century . The local knighthood of those of Lignéville retained the name Ligniville in some branches .

Population development

year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2007 2016
Residents 253 272 288 310 323 309 295 316
Sources: Cassini and INSEE
Saint-Pierre-ès-liens church


Economy and Infrastructure

There are eight farms in the municipality of Lignéville (dairy farming, horse and cattle breeding).

The main road D 68 leads through Lignéville from Vittel to Saint-Baslemont . There is a connection to the Autoroute A 31 eleven kilometers northwest of Lignéville . The nearest train station is in the neighboring town of Vittel.

supporting documents

  1. Lignéville on
  2. Lignéville on
  3. ↑ Farms on (French)

Web links

Commons : Lignéville  - collection of images