Place:Saint-Ouen, Seine-Saint-Denis, France

Alt namesLa Chapellesource: Family History Library Catalog
Montmartresource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates48.9°N 2.35°E
Located inSeine-Saint-Denis, France
Also located inSeine, Île-de-France, France    
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Saint-Ouen is a commune in the Seine-Saint-Denis department. It is located in the northern suburbs of Paris, France, from the centre of Paris.

The communes neighbouring Saint-Ouen are Paris, to the south, Clichy, to the west, Asnières-sur-Seine and L'Île-Saint-Denis, to the north, and Saint-Denis to the east.

The canton of Saint-Ouen includes only part of the commune. The other part belongs to the canton of Saint-Denis-Sud (South). Saint-Ouen also includes the Cimetière de Saint-Ouen.


the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

On 1 January 1860, the city of Paris was enlarged by annexing neighbouring communes. On that occasion, a part of the commune of Saint-Ouen was annexed to the city of Paris. At the same time, the commune of La Chapelle-Saint-Denis was disbanded and divided between the city of Paris, Saint-Ouen, Saint-Denis, and Aubervilliers. Saint-Ouen received a small part of the territory of La Chapelle-Saint-Denis. The commune of Montmartre was also disbanded; the city of Paris annexed most of Montmartre, but Saint-Ouen did receive a small northern part of the territory of that commune.

Research Tips

This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Saint-Ouen, Seine-Saint-Denis. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.