Chevry is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France, located only twenty minutes from the Swiss border near Geneva. Chevry's inhabitants are called Chevrysiens.

Chevry
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Chevry
Location of Chevry
Chevry is located in France
Chevry
Chevry
Chevry is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Chevry
Chevry
Coordinates: 46°16′51″N 6°02′13″E / 46.2808°N 6.0369°E / 46.2808; 6.0369Coordinates: 46°16′51″N 6°02′13″E / 46.2808°N 6.0369°E / 46.2808; 6.0369
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAin
ArrondissementGex
CantonThoiry
IntercommunalityPays de Gex Agglo
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) David Munier[1]
Area
1
5.84 km2 (2.25 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
1,980
 • Density340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
01103 /01170
Elevation457–580 m (1,499–1,903 ft)
(avg. 490 m or 1,610 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Chevry is located between Gex and Saint-Genis-Pouilly, on the departmental highway RD984, which is the primary access to the town. The commune also includes the villages of Veraz (to the east) and Naz-Dessous (to the north).

The town has several rivers: the Great Journans, Petit Journans, the Allondon and Janvoin.

In its administrative plans, Chevry is closely related to the town of Gex, the department of Ain and the region of Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes.[3]

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
20041,065—    
20061,118+5.0%
20071,151+3.0%
20081,184+2.9%
20091,217+2.8%
20101,235+1.5%
20111,269+2.8%
20121,333+5.0%
20131,396+4.7%
20141,459+4.5%
20151,525+4.5%
20161,643+7.7%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 9 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ region of Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes