|Canton||Le Sud Grésivaudan (main town)|
|Community association||Saint-Marcellin Vercors Isère Communauté|
|surface||7.81 km 2|
|Residents||7,903 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||1,012 inhabitants / km 2|
Saint-Marcellin is a French municipality with 7903 inhabitants (as of January 1 2017) in the department of Isère in the region Auvergne Rhône-Alpes . It belongs to the Arrondissement of Grenoble and is the main town ( chef-lieu ) of the canton of Le Sud Grésivaudan . The inhabitants are called Saint-Marcellinois .
Saint-Marcellin is in the Dauphiné region . The Cumane , a tributary of the Isère, forms the eastern municipal boundary. Saint-Marcellin is surrounded by the neighboring communities of Chevrières in the north and north-west, Saint-Vérand in the north and north-east, Saint-Sauveur in the east and Chatte in the south and west.
The city is located to the northwest of the Vercors Regional Nature Park , with which it is associated as an access point.
The Saint-Marcellin cheese is named after the place.
Saint-Marcellin has maintained community partnerships since 1993 with the German community Grafing near Munich in Bavaria and since 2006 with the Italian community Fiesso d'Artico in the province of Venice.
- Joseph Hugues Boissieu La Martinière (* 1758; missing 1788), botanist
- Antoine François Brenier de Montmorand (1767–1832), infantry general
- Jean Fellot (1905–1967), organist and music teacher
- Alphons Mayr von Baldegg (1789–1875), Brigadier General
- Willi Munzenberg (1889–1940), communist politician and publicist
- Jacques Mignaux (* 1954), General Director of the Gendarmerie
- Christophe Manin (* 1966), racing cyclist