La Baume

La Baume is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

La Baume
An aerial view of La Baume
An aerial view of La Baume
Location of La Baume
La Baume is located in France
La Baume
La Baume
La Baume is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
La Baume
La Baume
Coordinates: 46°16′59″N 6°36′48″E / 46.2831°N 6.6133°E / 46.2831; 6.6133Coordinates: 46°16′59″N 6°36′48″E / 46.2831°N 6.6133°E / 46.2831; 6.6133
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
ArrondissementThonon-les-Bains
CantonÉvian-les-Bains
IntercommunalityCommunity of communes of the Vallée d'Aulps
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Serge Coffy
Area
1
16.91 km2 (6.53 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
309
 • Density18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
74030 /74430
Elevation636–1,890 m (2,087–6,201 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

It is situated in the High Savoy between Thonon-les-Bains and Morzine. According to the French Wikipedia page, it is called 'La Baume' because the church is situated on a rock.

AdministrationEdit

The Mayor of La Baume since March 2008 has been Serge Coffy.

DemographyEdit

Historical population of La Baume
(Source: INSEE[2])
Year196219681975198219901999
Population170214179165191228
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interestEdit

The 'Barrage du Jotty', is a dam of the lake of Le Jotty shared by the communes of La Vernaz and La Baume.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ Baume on the INSEE website