“IN THREE BARS, AZURE WITH
THREE GOLD STARS IN A NEAT LINE, SILVER WITH A CROSS WITH ARMS
THAT ARE NARROW AT THE INNER, AND VERY BROAD AT THE OTHER END OF
GULES AND OF GULES WITH A SILVER SHELL”
of Saint-Nexans is part of the Bergerac district (Bergerac
II canton), and of the Bergerac Pourpre Community of Communes.
It is 9 km southeast of Bergerac. It’s surface area is 1238
hectares, 146 of which are woods and forest, and 631 of which
are used for agriculture. The population is of
(official population on January 1, 2013).
Saint-Nexans, happiness in the vineyard. At the gates of
Bergerac, Saint-Nexans shows a natural, serene quality of
life. Behind the rows of vines, the Perigord-style buildings
with imposing roofs and great harmony, dozes a town that the
local life, the associations, the municipality, the wine
producers are ready to awaken, to give it a sense, to support
and defend its existence next to the Greater Bergerac area.
It is bordered by:
The towns of Bergerac and Cours de Pile to the north
The town of Conne de Labarde to the south
The towns of St Germain and Mons and St Aubin de Lanquais to
The town of Colombier. to the west
The departmental road RD 19 (from Ribérac to Beaumont) crosses
Saint-Nexans northwest — southeast. The departmental road RD
14E2 (Ste Foy la Grande to Villeréal) crosses it east — west.
It is crossed by “La Conne”, a modest stream, tributary of the
Dordogne, which runs from north to south. Another stream, “Le
Caverieu”, passes south of St Nexans and joins “La Conne” 850
meters downstream from the St Nexans Mill.
Plan of the Village :
The village has
a school that receives children from 3 to 11 years old, from
nursery school to middle school, under the direction of Mr.
LAGOUGE, with the collaboration of five teachers. A sports area
is available to the children of Saint-Nexans.
Mrs. LAGOUGE: 1st year Basic Course - CE1 (14 students) and 2nd
year Basic Course - CE2 (11 students)
Mrs. RAVASIO: Grande Section – last class for students from 2 to
6 years old (6 students) and Preparatory Course - CP (10 students)
Mrs. BRISSEAU: Nursery School Small Section - Maternelle PS (17 students) and Nursery School
Medium Section - MS (14 students)
Mr. LAGOUGE: 1st year Medium Course - CM1 (14 students) and 2nd
year Medium Course - CM2 (13 students)
100 students representing 71 families
Text translated by Pays du Grand Bergeracois (professional translator).