Commune of Vernègues
|Intercommunality||Salon-Étang de Berre-Durance|
|Elevation||163–395 m (530–1,300 ft)
(avg. 352 m/1,150 ft)
|Land area1||15.89 km2 (6.14 sq mi)|
|- Density||59 /km2 (150 /sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||13115/ 13116|
|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.|
The commune is made up of two villages: Vernègues and Cazan.
On June 11, 1909 an earthquake destroyed the castle and most houses in Vernègues. Two people died in the village, which was later rebuilt at a lower altitude.