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Acy
Commune
Acy église et monument-aux-morts 1
The church of Acy
Coat of arms of Acy
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Soissons
Canton Soissons-2
Intercommunality GrandSoissons Agglomération
Area1 11.67 km2 (4.51 sq mi)
Population (2016) 1,008
 • Density 86.38/km2 (223.71/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
INSEE/Postal code 02003 /02200
Elevation 42–165 m (138–541 ft)
(avg. 160 m or 520 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Acy is a French commune in the department of Aisne in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France.

The inhabitants of the commune are known as Acéens or Acéennes.

The commune has been awarded one flower by the National Council of Towns and Villages in Bloom in the Competition of cities and villages in Bloom.

Geography

Acy is located some 5 km south-east of Soissons. The European Route E46 heading east from Soissons forms a section of the northern border however access to the commune is via the Highway D952 which branches from the E46 in the north-west and goes south-east through the heart of the commune to Serches in the south-east. Access to Acy town is on the Rue de l'Aube which runs off the D952. The D951 branches off the E46 at the same place as the D952 and passes south through the commune to Ambrief in the south. The D6 road forms the southern border of the commune.

The Aisne River forms the northern border of the commune. An unnamed stream flows north through the heart of the commune to join the Aisne in the north.

Towns and villages in the commune

  • Acy
  • Jury
  • L'Aube
  • La Croutelle
  • Le Transbordeur

Neighbouring communes and villages

Heraldry

Arms of Acy
Blason:

Or, three eagle claws gules 2 and 1 armed argent.



Notable people linked to the commune

  • Jules Pressoir (1850-1929): Teacher
  • Constant Lacroix (1846-1924): Farmer

[[Category:Communes of Aisne]

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