Saint-Vincent (Aosta Valley)
|Residents||4,564 (Dec 31, 2019)|
|Population density||228 inhabitants / km²|
|Popular name||Sanvincentini (Italian)
|Patron saint||Vincent of Valencia|
Saint-Vincent has 4564 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) and is located at an altitude of 550 m above sea level. M on the left side in the arch of Dora Baltea . There is a famous casino in the town.
At Saint-Vincent, the remains of an ancient Roman road bridge from the 1st century BC are on the way towards Montjovet. Over the Cillian torrent, which was in use until its collapse (probably caused by an earthquake) in 1839. After another collapse in 1907 destroyed the remaining parts of the central arch, only a small arch on the right bank and a 21 m long section of ramp with old pavement are preserved today. The bridge was part of the Roman consular road to Gaul.
Saint-Vincent consists of the following districts (Italian Frazioni, French Hameaux): Amay, Amay Lotoz, Bacon, Biègne, Boriolaz, Capard, Chadel, Champbilly, Champcillien, Champ-de-Vigne, Cillian, Clapéaz, Clapéon, Crétamianaz, Crotache, Crovion, Cugnon, Diseille, Écrevin, Feilley, La Fet, Fromy, Gléréyaz, Grand-Rhun, Grun, Jacques, Joux, Linty, Lérinon, Maison-Neuve, Marc, Les Montagnets, Moron, Moron-Charbonnier, Moron- la-Combaz, Moron-Gorris, Moron-Hugonnet, Moron-Toules, Moron-le-Treuil, Les Moulins, Nouarsaz, Orioux, Palud, Pérélaz, Perrière, Petit-Rhun, Planet, Piémartin, Pioule, Le Grand-Pré, Pradiran, Pradiran-Champlan, Pradiran-Gorris, Renard, Romillod, Romillod-Capard, Romilod-Crotache, Le Ronc-Dessous, Le Ronc-Dessus, Salirod, Teinsod, Torrent-Sec, La Tour-des-Rosset, Valmignanaz, Valpélanaz , Valère and Verney.
During the time of fascism , the place had the Italianized name of San Vincenzo della Fonte .