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|coordinates:|| 46° 25 ' n. Break. |
6° 12 ' o. L.
|Height:||508 m and. M.|
|Surface:||5,69 km ²|
|inhabitants:||1161 (31. December 2005)|
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coats of arms
the coat of arms of Trélex shows a golden Worfelkorb (with that the threshed grain into air is thrown to separate around the chaff from wheat to) on red reason.
Trélex is on 508 m and. M., 4,5 km north the district principal place Nyon (air line). The village extends at the law south foot, at one easily after southeast bent slope, in promising situation of approximately 130 m over the sea-mirror of the Geneva lake.
The surface 5,7 km ² of the large Gemeindegebiets covers a section at the law south foot. The municipality soil extends from the level at the law foot after northwest over the slope from Trélex into the forest area Bois de Trélex at the east slope of the La Dôle. Here becomes with 760 m and. M. the highest point of the municipality reaches. The western delimitation forms usually the main street from Nyon to Saint Cergue, the eastern border runs in the valley of the Colline. From the municipality surface 1997 was allotted 14% to settlements, 33% to forest and wood and 53% to agriculture.
with 1161 inhabitants (at the end of of 2005) belongs to Trélex to the medium sized municipalities of the canton Waadt. From the inhabitants 80,0% are französischsprachig, 8,6% German-language and 8,4% English-language (conditions 2000). The total population of Trélex amounted 1900 to 305 inhabitants. After 1960 (301 inhabitants) a rapid increase in population with a quadrupling of the number of inhabitants began within 40 years.
Trélex was to center 20. Century a village mainly coined/shaped by the agriculture. Underneath the village there are two small Weinbaugebiete (here above all the Chasselas is cultivated, too German property-nobly), otherwise concentrates the agriculture owing to the fruitful soils on the agriculture. Further jobs are present in the local trade and in the service sector. In the last decades the village developed owing to its attractive situation to a Wohngemeinde. Many employed person are way commuters, who work particularly in Nyon and in Geneva.
the municipality lies off larger Durchgangsstrassen, is however traffic-technically nevertheless well opened. The motorway connection Nyon to the A1 (would gene-dull-reflect) is only approximately 3 km far away from the place. To 12. July 1916 was taken the railway line Nyon - to Saint Cergue (of the inhabitants affectionately “Le petit train rouge” mentioned, “the small red course”) with a station in Trélex in enterprise.
it resulted in history archaeological excavations that already in the antique one on the today's Gemeindegebiet a Roman mansion existed. At the northern periphery of the village one can besides today still the remnants of a Roman attachment barrier see. The first documentary mention of the place took place 1145 under the name Trailai, 1296 appeared the designation Trelai (which meant as much as “beyond the forest”). During the Middle Ages belonged Trélex to the rule go in, the village church was subordinate to the Cistercian abbey Bonmont. With the conquest of the Waadt by Berne in the year 1536 the village came under the administration of the Vogtei Nyon. After the collapse of the Ancien régime Trélex from 1798 to 1803 during the Helvetik to the canton Léman, belonged, which came up afterwards with the coming into force of the Mediationsverfassung in the canton Waadt. 1798 were assigned it to the district Nyon.
Special meaning possessed Trélex up to the end 19. Century by the fact that it was the last post office station before the law passport Col de la Givrine ( with Saint Cergue) on the road from Nyon to Paris (in the antique one existed the already). In Trélex additional horses had to become strained before the Postkutschen, in order to create the steep ascent. This travel route was very strongly frequented and even Goethe has, as it in its report “journey into Switzerland” writes, the law this way crossed and might thereby the probably most prominent visitor of the village have been.
objects of interest
the reformed parish church from Trélex is somewhat outside of the place. In the old local centre some farmhouses from that are 17. to 19. Century receive. At the village square a bell tower stands. The village pub (Auberge Communale), which is former post office station, in the whole region well-known for their good kitchen. In the north of the village the old post office road is to Paris, on which one can move this very day to Saint Cergue.
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coordinates: 46° 25 ' N, 6° 12 ' O