Vers- en- Montagne is a commune in the French department of Jura in the Franche -Comté.


Vers- en- Montagne is located on 595 m above sea level. M., about 8 km north of the city Champagnole (air line). The village is located in the Jura, on the vast plateau of the Angillon west of the stream, between the ridges of the Côte de l' Today in the west and the Forêt de la face to the east.

The area of ​​8:35 km ² municipal area includes a portion of the French Jura. The entire area is occupied by a plateau at 600 m above sea level on average. M. and is predominantly of arable and meadow land, is passed to the north of the forest. The area is drained by the Angillon, the southward flowing through a wide, partly vermoorte lowlands to Ain. To the north, the municipality's area extends into the vast forest area of Faye de Vers With 660 m above sea level. M. is achieved on the western boundary of the municipality is the highest elevation of verse -en- Montagne.

Neighboring communities of verse -en- Montagne are Andelot -en- Montagne in the north, Chapois, Le and Le Larderet Latet in the east, Le Pasquier in the south and Valempoulières in the West.


The village church of verse was first documented in the 11th century. The village belonged to the district of Salins and received certain liberties granted. In the 16th century verse was affected by a severe plague. 1639 the village was destroyed by French troops. Together with the Franche-Comté verse came with the Peace of Nijmegen in 1678 to France.


The present parish church dates from the 15th century and was altered in the 16th and 17th centuries. Ruins of the old manor house have been preserved.


With 212 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2011) Vers- en- Montagne is one of the small towns in the Jura. After the population had decreased significantly in the first half of the 20th century (1881 302 persons were still counted ), only small fluctuations were recorded since the mid- 1970s.

Economy and infrastructure

Vers- en- Montagne was well into the 20th century, a predominantly coined by agriculture and forestry village. In addition, there are today some of the local small business enterprises. Meanwhile, the village has also changed into a residential community. Many workers are commuters who engage in the larger towns in the vicinity of their work.

The village has good transport links. It lies on the main road D467 which leads from Champagnole by Salins- les- Bains. Further road links exist with Valempoulières and Le Latet. Vers- en- Montagne has a station on the railway line from Andelot -en- Montagne to Champagnole.


Andelot -en- Montagne | Ardon | Bourg -de- Sirod | Champagnole | Chapois | Châtelneuf | Cize | Crotenay | Équevillon | Le Larderet | Le Latet | Lent | Loulle | Monnet -la -Ville | Mont- sur- Monnet | Montigny- sur- l'Ain | Montrond | Moutoux | Les Nans | Ney | Le Pasquier | Pillemoine | Pont -du- Navoy | Saint- Germain -en- Montagne | Sapois | Sirod | Supt | Syam | Valempoulières | Vannoz | Le Vaudioux | verse -en- Montagne

  • Commune in the department of Jura
  • Place in Franche -Comté