Saint-Eusèbe (Haute-Savoie)

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Saint-Eusèbe (France)
region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Savoie
Arrondissement Annecy
Canton Rumilly
Community association Rumilly Terre de Savoie
Coordinates 45 ° 56 '  N , 5 ° 58'  E Coordinates: 45 ° 56 '  N , 5 ° 58'  E
height 359-691 m
surface 6.88 km 2
Residents 547 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 80 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 74150
INSEE code

Saint-Eusèbe is a French commune in the department of Haute-Savoie in the region of Auvergne Rhône-Alpes .


Saint-Eusèbe is located at 638  m , about twelve kilometers west-northwest of the city of Annecy (as the crow flies). The farming village extends in a panoramic position in the northern Albanais , on a slope sloping to the south high above the valley of the Fier .

The area of ​​the 6.88 km² municipal area includes a section of the Genevois . The western border runs along the Morge , a right side stream of the Fier. The community area stretches from the stream to the east over a gently rising slope into the undulating hilly landscape between the valleys of Fier and Usses. At 691  m , the highest point of Saint-Eusèbe is reached on the wooded height northeast of the village.

In addition to the actual town center, Saint-Eusèbe also includes various hamlet settlements and farms, including:

  • Tignerant ( 470  m ) on the eastern slope of the Morge valley
  • Thusel ( 550  m ) on the upper eastern slope of the Morge valley
  • Le Villard ( 560  m ) at the height west of the village
  • Orbessy ( 520  m ) on the slope below the village

Neighboring municipalities of Saint-Eusèbe are Thusy in the north, Vaulx in the east, Hauteville-sur-Fier and Vallières-sur-Fier in the south and Versonnex in the west.


The village church of Saint-Eusèbe was built in 1857 in the neo-Gothic style. It has a gilded wooden statue of Saint Mary from the 17th century. The mansions are in Villard and Tignerant.


Population development
year Residents
1962 296
1968 257
1975 255
1982 287
1990 298
1999 361
2004 424

With 547 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2017), Saint-Eusèbe is one of the small communities in the Haute-Savoie department. In the course of the 19th and 20th centuries, the number of inhabitants decreased continuously due to strong emigration (in 1861 there were still 622 inhabitants in Saint-Eusèbe). Since the beginning of the 1980s, however, there has been a significant increase in population.

Economy and Infrastructure

Saint-Eusèbe is still today a predominantly agricultural village. There are also some local small businesses. Many workers are commuters who go to work in the larger towns in the area, especially in the Annecy area.

The village is located away from the larger thoroughfares. Local road connections exist with Vallières, Thusy, Vaulx and La Balme-de-Sillingy . The closest connection to the A41 motorway is around 17 km away.

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