Les Voivres is a commune with 346 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2011 ) in the department of Vosges in the Lorraine region. It belongs to the district Epinal, in the canton of Bains- les- Bains and the Local Government Association, founded in 2006 ( Communauté de communes ) Val de Voge.
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Les Voivres is situated at an average altitude of 370 m above sea level, three kilometers north of Bains- les -Bains, 23 km south-west of Epinal in the south of Lorraine.
The 12.8 km ² large municipality is bordered to the west by the coney, a tributary of the upper Saône; the Canal des Vosges runs immediately west parallel to Coney in a narrow valley. To the north is the Ruisseau Jeandin, in the southeast of the Ruisseau de Bagnerot the boundaries of the municipality brain area which spreads on the plateau of Voge. To the west of the community forest areas ( Bois la Chèvre, Le Faing Martin) determine the landscape, in the rest area there is a mix of pastures, fields and small forest islands, of which 100 ha, the forest, Le Grand Bois is emphasized.
The settlement structure of Les Voivres is loose. Apart from a small center of the village with a church and a combined Mairie and the school building, the inhabitants are distributed in numerous hamlets and isolated farmsteads. The person identified hamlets include La Grande Fosse, La Basse of Orges, Le Chaudiron, Le Ban Saint -Pierre, Le Beaulieu, Le Grand Bois and La Tranchée.
Under the name Les Voivres the place has been known since 1711. On the origin of the name, there are several theories. The historian Auguste Longnon assumes that the Latin vevra ( for Wasteland with shrubs ) was the inspiration, and the name of explorer Ernest Nègre includes in his work toponymy générale de la France this interpretation to by on the French etymological dictionary of Walther von Wartburg points. The Romanists Albert Dauzat and Rostaing see Charles as well as in the place name Vabre and Vabres the Gallic vobero or vabero ( for a hidden river ) as the origin.
The area around Les Voivres has been inhabited for a long time. At a bend of the Coney witness traces of a Gallo- Roman settlement (Le Pont des fées ). In the Middle Ages the territory of the present municipality of Les Voivres part of the communal possessions of Bains -les- Bains.
After a long -lasting downward trend by the lack of job opportunities, the population of Les Voivres has stabilized since the 1990s. This is due to an initiative of the community who acquired old abandoned land and buildings and renovated and rented this low for young families that are addressed via listings of local newspapers. From the original Minmalziel to avoid the closure of the primary school in the village, was built over the years a nationally highly regarded and 2001 award-winning initiative, which sets next to the resettlement of families on economic development (new bakery, installation of a fish farm ).
- St. Remigius church ( Église Saint- Remy ) with an altar made of wood and stone, side altars, hexagonal pulpit, confessionals and wooden statues from the 18th century. Multiple objects are characterized as a monument historique.
- Chapel of Good Hope ( Chapelle de Bonne Espérance - )
Economy and infrastructure
The residents of Les Voivres are mainly engaged in agriculture (cereals cultivation, dairy farming, fish farming), forestry and small service businesses in the town or the surrounding area. With the Zone d' Activités des Bouleaux is one of the two commercial areas of the Association of Local Authorities Val de Voge Les Voivres.
In the community of nature club L' eaudici has its headquarters Les Voivres is the site of a primary school and a kindergarten.
The municipality of Les Voivres is off the national traffic flows. The Territory road 434 ( Bains- les- Bains- Xertigny ) and the Department Straße 4 ( ) through the municipality of Les Voivres. The nearest train stations are in Bains- les- Bains and in Xertigny on the railway line Damelevières - Epinal -Lure.
- Population development after 1793
- Nature Club L' eaudici Les Voivres
Ahéville | Angle Mont | Arches | Archettes | Autrey | Avillers | Avrainville | Aydoilles | Badménil -aux -Bois | Bains- les- Bains | Bainville -aux -Saules | Basse -sur -le- Rupt | Battexey | Bayecourt | Bazegney | Bazien | Beauménil | Begnécourt | Bellefontaine | Bettegney -Saint -Brice | Bettoncourt | Bocquegney | Bouxières -aux -Bois | Bouxurulles | Bouzemont | Brantigny | Brû | Bruyéres | Bult | Bussang | Chamagne | Champ- le- Duc | Chantraine | charm | Charmois - devant- Bruyeres | Charmois - l'Orgueilleux | Châtel- sur -Moselle | Chaumousey | Chavelot | Cheniménil | Circourt | Cleurie | Clézentaine | Cornimont | Damas -aux -Bois | Damas -et- Bettegney | Darnieulles | Deinvillers | Derbamont | Destord | Deycimont | Deyvillers | Dignonville | Dinozé | Docelles | Dogneville | Domèvre -sur- Avière | Domèvre -sur- Durbion | Dommartin- aux- Bois | Dommartin- lès- Remiremont | Dompaire | Dompierre | Domptail | Doncières | Dounoux | Éloyes | Epinal | Essegney | Évaux -et- Menil | Faucompierre | Fauconcourt | Fays | Ferdrupt | Fiménil | Florémont | Fomerey | Fontenay | Fontenoy- le -Château | face -sur -Moselle | Frizon | Gelvécourt -et- Adompt | Gerbamont | Gigney | Girancourt | Gircourt -lès- Viéville | Girecourt -sur- Durbion | Girmont | Girmont -Val- d'Ajol | Golbey | Gorhey | Grandrupt -de- Bains | Grand Villers | Gruey -lès- Surance | Gugnécourt | Gugney -aux- Aulx | Hadigny - les- Verrières | Hadol | Hagécourt | Haillainville | Hardancourt | Harol | Harsault | Hautmougey | Hennecourt | Hergugney | Housseras | Igney | Jarménil | Jeanménil | Jeuxey | Jorxey | La Baffe | La Bresse | La Chapelle- aux- Bois | La Forge | La Haye | La Neuveville -devant- Lépanges | Langley | Laval -sur- Vologne | Laveline -devant- Bruyeres | Laveline -du- Houx | Le Clerjus | Légéville -et- Bonfays | Le Menil | Lépanges -sur- Vologne | Le Roulier | Les Ableuvenettes | Les Forges | Les Voivres | Le Syndicat | La Bresse | La Bresse | Le Val- d'Ajol | Longchamp | Madegney | Madonna -et- Lamerey | Marainville -sur -Madon | Maroncourt | Mazeley | Méménil | Ménarmont | Menil -sur- Belvitte | MONTMOTIER | Moriville | Moyemont | Nomexy | Nonzeville | Nossoncourt | Oncourt | Ortoncourt | Padoux | Pallegney | Pierrepont- sur -l'Arentèle | Plombières- les- Bains | Pont -sur -Madon | Portieux | Pouxeux | Prey | Racécourt | Rambervillers | Ramon Champ | Raon -aux -Bois | Rapey | Regney | Rehaincourt | Remiremont | Renauvoid | Rochesson | Romont | Roville -aux- Chenes | Rugney | Rupt -sur -Moselle | Saint- Amé | Saint- Benoît- la- Chipotte | Sainte -Barbe | Sainte -Hélène | Saint- Étienne- lès- Remiremont | Saint- Genest | Saint -Gorgon | Saint- Maurice- sur -Mortagne | Saint- Maurice- sur -Moselle | Saint- Nabord | Saint- Pierremont | Saint- Vallier | Sanchey | Sapois | Saulxures -sur -Moselotte | Savigny | SERCOEUR | Socourt | Tendon | Thaon- les -Vosges | Thiéfosse | Trémonzey | Ubexy | Uriménil | Uxegney | Uzemain | Vagney | Varmonzey | Vaubexy | Vaudéville | Vaxoncourt | Vecoux | Velotte -et- Tatignécourt | Ventron | Ville- sur- Illon | Villoncourt | Viménil | Vincey | Vioménil | Vomécourt | Vomécourt -sur -Madon | Xaffévillers | Xamontarupt | Xaronval | Xertigny | Zincourt
Bains- les- Bains | Fontenoy- le -Château | Grandrupt -de- Bains | Gruey -lès- Surance | Harsault | Hautmougey | La Chapelle- aux- Bois | Le Clerjus | La Haye | Les Voivres | MONTMOTIER | Trémonzey
- Commune in the department of Vosges
- Place in Lorraine