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Coordinates: 50°00′25″N 1°43′49″E / 50.006944°N 1.7302778°E / 50.006944; 1.7302778

Commune of Saint-Maxent

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Country France
Region Blason région fr Picardie.svg Picardie
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Moyenneville
Intercommunality Vimeu Vert
Mayor Bernard Leneveu
Elevation 93–118 m (310–390 ft)
(avg. 114 m/370 ft)
Land area1 6.38 km2 (2.46 sq mi)
Population2 383  (2006)
 - Density 60 /km2 (160 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80710/ 80140
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Saint-Maxent is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.



The commune is situated some 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Abbeville, on the D86 and D29 road junction, about a mile from the A28 autoroute.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
413 417 379 365 365 369 383
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church
  • The old railway line [1]

The railway was opened on the 9th May 1872 and was used principally from freight, although some passengers were carried.
It was finally closed on 10 November 1993. It served the following communes:
Longpré-les-Corps-Saints / Bettencourt-Rivière / Airaines / Allery / Wiry-au-Mont / Forceville / Oisemont / Cerisy-Buleux / Martainneville / Saint-Maxent / Vismes-au-Val / Maisnières / Longroy and Gamaches

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