Villebaudon

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Villebaudon
The church of  Sainte-Anne
The church of Sainte-Anne
Villebaudon is located in France
Villebaudon
Villebaudon
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Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Saint-Lô
Canton Percy
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du canton de Percy
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Liliane Jamard
Area1 5.69 km2 (2.20 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 282
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50637 / 50410
Elevation 99–183 m (325–600 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Villebaudon is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.

Transportation

Villebaudon is located on the crossroads of the D999 and the D13.

History

The village was liberated during operation 'COBRA' the breakout by the American army on 29 July 1944 after some very heavy fighting lasting 13 hours, 11 German tanks were destroyed and 180 German defenders killed.

See also