Ségny, also written Segny, is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.

Ségny
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Ségny
Location of Ségny
Ségny is located in France
Ségny
Ségny
Ségny is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Ségny
Ségny
Coordinates: 46°17′49″N 6°04′25″E / 46.2969°N 6.0736°E / 46.2969; 6.0736Coordinates: 46°17′49″N 6°04′25″E / 46.2969°N 6.0736°E / 46.2969; 6.0736
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAin
ArrondissementGex
CantonThoiry
IntercommunalityPays de Gex
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-Pierre Fouilloux[1]
Area
1
3.24 km2 (1.25 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
2,089
 • Density640/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
01399 /01170
Elevation467–519 m (1,532–1,703 ft)
(avg. 479 m or 1,572 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Ségny is situated in the east of the department, in a district of the Lake Geneva / River Rhône basin known as the Pays de Gex. It lies on the important RN 5 trunk road from Paris to Geneva and is just five minutes by road from Geneva Cointrin International Airport. A local bus service connects Ségny to Geneva city centre, which is some 13 km (8.1 mi) away.

Ségny became a member of the Pays de Gex Community of Communes on 1 January 1996. The commune is bordered by Cessy to the north, Versonnex to the east, Prévessin-Moëns and Ornex to the south, and Échenevex and Chevry to the west.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793221—    
1800432+95.5%
1806261−39.6%
1821253−3.1%
1831311+22.9%
1836328+5.5%
1841316−3.7%
1846280−11.4%
1851282+0.7%
1856270−4.3%
1861264−2.2%
1866284+7.6%
1872292+2.8%
1876300+2.7%
1881289−3.7%
1886275−4.8%
1891253−8.0%
YearPop.±%
1896235−7.1%
1901257+9.4%
1906237−7.8%
1911249+5.1%
1921250+0.4%
1926239−4.4%
1931216−9.6%
1936217+0.5%
1946201−7.4%
1954223+10.9%
1962279+25.1%
1968449+60.9%
1975783+74.4%
19821,002+28.0%
19901,211+20.9%
19991,348+11.3%
20081,581+17.3%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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