Bessay-sur-Allier is a commune in the Allier department in central France. Current mayor is Michel Simon. Communes of the Allier department Town hall website INSEE
Arronnes is a French commune in the Allier department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of central France. The inhabitants of the commune are known as Arronnaises. Arronnes is located some 18 kilometres south-east of Vichy and 6 kilometres west by south-west of Le Mayet-de-Montagne. Access to the commune is by the D995 road from Cusset in the north-west passing through the heart of the commune and the village and continuing south-east to Ferrières-sur-Sichon. Apart from the village there are the hamlets of Les Fours, Les Barlets, Les Etangs in the south of the commune. There are substantial forests spread over the commune occupying about 60% of the land area with the balance farmland; the Sichon river flows from the south-east to the north-west of the commune joined by its tributary the Vareille at the village and continuing north-west to join the Allier in Vichy. First named in 1282: Arona from the pre-Celtic ar and the Gallic onna meaning river. List of Successive Mayors Percentage Distribution of Age Groups in Arronnes and Allier Department in 2010 Sources: Evolution and Structure of the population of the Commune in 2010, INSEE.
Evolution and Structure of the population of the Department in 2010, INSEE. The Church of Saint-Léger. is registered as an historical monument. Built in granite, it once belonged to a Benedictine priory and the monks welcomed pilgrims who crossed the Bourbonnais mountains. In the church is a Bronze Bell from 1520, registered as a historical object. A Peasant's House is located in a former farmhouse from the early 19th century. Communes of the Allier department Arronnes on the National Geographic Institute website Arronnes on Lion1906 Arronnes on Google Maps Arronnes on Géoportail, National Geographic Institute website Aronne on the 1750 Cassini Map Arronnes on the INSEE website INSEE
Avrilly is a French commune of the Allier department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of central France. The inhabitants of the commune are known as Avrilloises. Avrilly is located 10 km north-west of Marcigny; the eastern border of the commune is the departmental border between Allier and Saône-et-Loire. Access to the commune is by road D989 from Neuilly-en-Donjon in the west which passes through the south of the commune and continues to Bourg-le-Comte; the D210 branches from the D169 in the north and passes down the eastern side of the commune through the village and continues south, changing to the D229 at the border, to join the D989 north-west of Bourg-le-Comte. The D265 connects the village to the D989 in the west of the commune; the D212 goes north to Luneau. Apart from the village there are the hamlets of Les Raflots and Les Simonins in the west. There are some small scattered forests in the commune but it is farmland; the Loire river flows along the eastern border of the commune forming the border as it flows north to join the Atlantic Ocean at Saint-Nazaire.
The Canal de Roanne à Digoin flows inside the eastern border parallel to the Loire. A number of streams flow east to join the Loire forming many ponds. In a papal bull dated April 1164 Pope Alexander III, from his refugee in France, confirmed the Abbey of Saint-Martin of Autun as patron of the Church of Avrilly; the Church was burned down on 15 August 1592. The monks owned Rejus, a hamlet in Saint-Martin du Lac between the church and Champceau in the parish of Anzy-le-Duc. List of Successive Mayors In 2013 the commune had 142 inhabitants; the evolution of the number of inhabitants is known from the population censuses conducted in the commune since 1793. From the 21st century, a census of communes with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants is held every five years, unlike larger communes that have a sample survey every year. Population change Sources: Ldh/EHESS/Cassini until 1962, INSEE database from 1968 The Church contains a Tabernacle, registered as an historical object. Communes of the Allier department Avrilly on the old IGN website Avrilly official website Community of communes Le Donjon Val Libre website Avrilly, Allier on Lion1906 Avrilly on Google Maps Avrilly on Géoportail, National Geographic Institute website Avrilly on the 1750 Cassini Map Avrilly on the INSEE website INSEE
Bayet is a French commune in the Allier department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of central France. The inhabitants of the commune are known as Bayétoises. Bayet is located 18 km north-west of Vichy. Access to the commune is by the D2009 road from Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule in the north which passes through the commune east of the village and continues south to Le Mayet-d'École; the D6 goes south-east to Saint-Didier-la-Forêt. Access to the village is by the D406 which branches off the D2009 in the commune and goes south-west to the village changing to the D519; the D183 goes south from the village to Barberier. The D219 comes from Chareil-Cintrat in the west and passes through the village before continuing east to join the D6; the D35 from Étroussat in the south-west to Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule passes through the west of the commune. Apart from the village there are the hamlets of Nerignet, Le Marais, Les Echaloux, La Rue du Jo, Le Plaix, Le Chambon, Les Bouillots; the commune is entirely farmland.
The railway line from La Ferté-Hauterive to Gannat once passed through the commune. It was the last line to have been commissioned by the Chemins de fer de Paris à Lyon et à la Méditerranée in 1932, it was closed to passenger traffic in 1938. The section between the stations of Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule and Bayet was closed to freight traffic in 1960 and decommissioned in 1969 followed by a path being created in 1974. Bayet once had a station on this line; the passenger station was built "midway between the ends of the line, comprising a siding of 700 m length". The Sioule river flows through the commune from south to north and continues north to join the Allier north-east of Contigny; the Bouble river flows from the west and through the western part of the commune as it flows north-east to join the Sioule on the commune border. Bayet appears as the same on the 1790 version; the former commune of Martilly was merged with Bayet in 1807. List of Successive Mayors In 2013 the commune had 694 inhabitants.
The evolution of the number of inhabitants is known from the population censuses conducted in the commune since 1793. From the 21st century, a census of communes with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants is held every five years, unlike larger communes that have a sample survey every year. Population change Sources: Ldh/EHESS/Cassini until 1962, INSEE database from 1968 Percentage Distribution of Age Groups in Bayet and Allier Department in 2010 Sources: Evolution and Structure of the population of the Commune in 2010, INSEE. Evolution and Structure of the population of the Department in 2010, INSEE; the commune has a primary school, part of the Académie de Clermont-Ferrand. In 2011, the median household income tax amounted to €26,288, placing Bayet at the 22,612nd ranking of communes with more than 49 households in metropolitan France. Local taxes applicable in Bayet are: housing tax 8.18%. These rates are unchanged compared in 2014 and in 2013 these figures were lower than the average of the stratum corresponding to communes from 500 to 2000 inhabitants.
The community of communes to which Bayet belongs is not eligible for the property tax on buildings however the residential tax rate and the developed property exceed those of the commune. In 2012 the population aged 15–64 years was 430 people among which 77% were employable, 66.1% in employment and 10.8% were unemployed. There were 446 jobs in the employment area; the number of active employed residing in the area being 287, the job concentration indicator is 155.5% which means that the commune offers more than one job per employable person. On 1 January 2013 Bayet had 31 businesses: 10 in industry, 5 in construction, 16 in trade and other services. There were no businesses in the administrative sector; the commune has a Combined cycle gas electricity generator, the 3CB, owned by the Swiss energy company Alpiq. It entered service in 2011 with a capacity of 408 megawatts, it produces annually an average of about 1.6 billion kWh, equivalent to the consumption of 400,000 homes. 3CB cost 300 million euros.
The installation in Bayet was due to the presence of a major high-voltage RTE substation and a GRTgas pipeline. The Lucane energy plant, established since 1 April 1982, can "enhance the autonomy of municipal waste for 96000 Bourbonnais"; this unit is on track to pass ISO 50001 certification. On 1 January 2015 the commune had campsites, or any other collective accommodation; the Church of Saint Marcel is registered as an historical monument. Communes of the Allier department Commune of Bayet - Complete File, consulted on 4 July 2015
Billy is a commune in the Allier department in central France. Between this village and nearby Créchy, lagerstätten have yielded a rich assemblage of fossils from the Oligocene-Miocene boundary. Communes of the Allier department INSEE Town hall website Tourist office website
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