Old mill on the broken bridge
|Intercommunality||Portes de l'Eure|
|o Mayor (2014 –)||Raul Tamudo|
|Area1||34.92 km2 (13.48 sq mi)|
|o Density||720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|INSEE/Postal code||27681 /27200|
|Elevation||10-148 m (33-486 ft)|
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.2Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
Mentioned in a Latin written document as Vernum, the /m/ at the end could be the last remains of the Celtic magus 'plain' or 'market', or it is a simple latinization, and the origin is just the Celtic word *uerno, alder tree (Breton gwern, Welsh gwern, Irish fern, modern French verne).
The village gave its name to a family who took part in the Norman Conquest of England, and then became a British first name.
Vernon is twinned with:
Tour des archives (Philippe Auguste's Keep)