Villemomble

France

Villemomble is a French commune located in the department of Seine-Saint-Denis , in the Île-de-France region . Its inhabitants are called the Villemomblois.

CountryFrance
RegionIle-de-France
DepartmentSeine-Saint-Denis
BoroughThe Raincy
CantonVillemomble
Government
 Mayor (2020–2026)Jean-Michel Bluteau 
Area14.04 km 2 (1.56 sq mi)
Population 29.964
Time zoneUTC + 01: 00 ( CET )
 Summer ( DST )UTC + 02: 00 ( CEST )

Geography 

Villemomble is located 14  km east of Paris , and covers, among other things, the northern flank of the Avron plateau . We can distinguish different neighborhoods in Villemomble:

  • in the center-north: city ​​center – Orangerie
  • in the north-west: Les Coquetiers
  • north-east: Carette Park
  • to the east: Church
  • in the south-east: Period – Saint-Exupéry
  • to the south: Plateau d’Avron – Town Hall
  • to the west: Les Marnaudes – La Fosse aux Bergers

Transport 

Villemomble is served by Le Raincy – Villemomble – Montfermeil station on Paris RER line E .

Education 

There are seven public preschools / nursery ( nursery ): Foch, Gallieni, Francois Mauriac, Montgolfier, Pastor, Prevert, Saint-Exupéry. There are five public elementary schools: Foch I, Foch II, elementary application François Coppée Lamartine, Leclerc, and Saint-Exupéry. 

There are two public junior high schools, Collège Jean de Beaumont and Collège Pasteur, and two public senior high schools / sixth-form colleges, Lycée Georges Clemenceau and Lycée professionnel Blaise Pascal . 

Private schools include Saint-Alexis kindergarten, Sainte-Julienne elementary school, And the junior and senior high school of Institution Saint-Louis Blanche de Castille (Saint-Louis college and Lycée Blanche de Castille). 

Local Culture and Heritage 

Places and monuments

  • The old disused station of the line of Eggs (next to the current station of the Eggs , which testifies to the importance of this railway at the time of its creation (1900).
  • The Georges Brassens theater dates from 1903 built by the architect Abel Simonet and was renovated in 1982 and 2013.
  • The Claude-Ripert stadium, named after the mayor at the time, was inaugurated in 1939, in the presence of Marshal Pétain.
  • Park walks:
    • Parc de la Garenne (rue de la Carrière);
    • Jean-Mermoz park (118, Grande-Rue , rue Denfert-Rochereau, rue Beausire);
    • René-Martin park (rue Marcelin-Berthelot).
  • The squares:
    • square de Gaulle, corner of rue Pasteur, avenue de la République  ;
    • square de Verdun, place de la République;
    • town hall, place Émile-Ducatte;
    • Square François-Mauriac, corner of François-Mauriac and Nicolas-Becker streets;
    • square Jean-Moulin, avenue Galliéni.
  • An animal area: rue du Plateau, a canidrome.

Château de Villemomble 

In 1767, Louis-Philippe d’Orléans bought the lands of Villemomble for his mistress Étiennette-Marie-Périne Le Marquis, Dame de Villemomble, who had a castle built by the architect Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart in 1769. She offered it in partnership with Louis-Constantin Detouche, mayor of Villemomble To the town in order to establish the town hall.

Currently, the stately castle, restored, is used for cultural activities and is the seat of the Association of the friends of the seigneurial castle of Villemomble.

The Saint-Louis church 

Father Jean Lebeuf attributes the foundation of the first church of Villemomble to a deposit of relics of Saint Genès d’Arles , made by the councilor Genès de Lyon , around the year 660 . The church was destroyed during the Fronde in 1649. Another church was built in 1699; it was destroyed in 1933.

Contact

Town Hall of Villemomble
email
secretariat-general@mairie-villemomble.fr
address
13 bis, rue d'Avron 93250 Villemomble
phone
01 49 35 25 25