Presentation of the town of Sainte Croix-Hague

presentation

Geographically located in the heart of the tip of the Hague, is our common an administrative point of view, well integrated within the one hand the canton of Beaumont Hague, secondly of the Hague community of communes.

Without jealousy or desires but without lies or truths against the town of Ste Croix Hague does not have the same natural wonders that its illustrious neighbors of the coast.

However, if not beautiful, it is not so pretty.

As rural by excellence, it is a haven in which to wander its paths either on foot, by bike, motorcycle or horse.

Ideally located in the heart of the tip of the Hague, it allows after a short trip to join a nearby beach to suit your mood or those of the wind.

Its midway position between the industrial center of The Hague and the urban area of the city of Cherbourg Octeville, proximity to natural sites or neighboring tourist areas are a very important advantage. You are close to everything but in benefiting from a distance that puts you away for the inconvenience associated with major industrial or urban areas.

Beyond this introduction you will find below briefly presented the key elements that characterize our town in terms of demography, geography and history.  

Toponymy

Sainte Croix-Hague parish name is a fairly widespread and common, over 20 to date. The decisive - Hague correspond to the geographic site appears 1264 and soon became official in 1801.

MSDS

Area : 984 ha

Population density : 84 inhabitants / km².

Height : 60 to 182 m in the locality Camps

Longitude : 1 ° 46 '24' 'W Latitude: 49 ° 38 '19' 'N

Residents : St. croisais (s)

Animation : Spring Festival (May)  

 

demography

1793

1800

1806

1821

1831

1836

1841

1846

1851

1856

1861

1866

542

522

599

797

669

687

655

646

580

516

546

486

1872

1876

1881

1886

1891

1896

1901

1906

1911

1921

1926

1931

455

480

426

419

446

448

420

402

372

358

362

340

1936

1946

1954

1962

1968

1975

1982

1999

2006

2008

2011

2012

352

360

391

332

333

333

477

608

697

724

779

824

 

  hydrography     

To know and discover

Sainte Croix-Hague was the capital of the canton of 1790-1801.

Sainte Croix-Hague Church (XVIII) choir and nave (XVIII) - Bell bulb (1734) - Epitaphs (XVI and XVII) on families Moncel and Ozouville - Saint Nicolas statue (XVII) - canopy (twentieth) Barillet .

Cross Cemetery (XV) rebuilt in 1636 and moved in 2003 - called Way of the Cross Croix Vautier (XVI).

Bacchus was the gathering place for cattle to be taken to the Couville station.

The Ozouville street is named for a younger branch of the family of O (u) zeville near Montebourg one of the oldest Norman families, present alongside William the Conqueror.

Sainte Croix-Hague was throughout the occupation in the prohibited area is released June 28, 1944 by the 60th Regiment of the 9th US Division.

Eglise Sainte Croix et Croix de cimetière

Mayors since the Revolution

1790 : Absence of sources

1794-1795 : Jean Hamel

1795-1797 : Jean Baptiste Le Cerf

1797-1799 : Jean Yves Delahaye

1799-1800 : Jean Henry

1800-1803 : Jean Lecerf

1803-1808 : Charles Paris

1808-1815 : Jean François Dalidan

1815-1825 : Charles Paris

1825-1830 : Charles Leduc-Delaporte

1830-1831 : Nicolas Rabasse

1831-1834 : Jacques Lecarpentier

1835-1855 : Charles Leduc-Delaporte

1855-1862 : Bon François Villedieu

1862-1870 : Jean Etienne Lecarpentier

1870-1881 : Jean Thomas Paris

1881-1887 : Auguste Le Duc

1887-1892 : Félix Le Costey

1892-1910 : Bernardin Paris

1910-1920 : Félix Le Costey

1920-1931 : Edouard Lecarpentier

1931-1983 : Félix Damourette

1983-1989 : Françoise Levillayer

1989-2001 : Thierry Langlois

2001-2014 : Hubert Hamel

2014-2016 : Hervé Renet

Since 2016 : Sébastien Rebours