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Coordinates: 50°24′21″N 2°18′27″E / 50.4058°N 2.3075°E / 50.4058; 2.3075Coordinates: 50°24′21″N 2°18′27″E / 50.4058°N 2.3075°E / 50.4058; 2.3075

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Saint-Pol-sur-Ternoise
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Saint-Polois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Boitel
 • Land1 9.85 km2 (3.80 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 446
 • Population2 density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62442 / 62130
Elevation 65–149 m (213–489 ft)
(avg. 73 m or 240 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Hernicourt is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


A commune made up of three farming villages (Sautricourt, St.Martin and Hernicourt) that surround the neighbouring commune of Wavrans-sur-Ternoise. Situated 2.5 miles (4 km) north of St.Pol and 24 miles (39 km) northwest of Arras, on the D99 and the D343 roads.


Historical population of Hernicourt
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 369373378395416423446
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest

  • The church of St.Vaast at Hernicourt, rebuilt in the 19th century.
  • The medieval church of St.Martin.
  • Evidence of an old castle at Sautricourt.
  • A watermill.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Hernicourt on the Quid website (French)
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