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In 1889, Le Marigot, a small rural commune was created from a section of the commune of Le Lorrain. Its name comes from a swampy wasteland located at the edge of the commune, at the mouth of the river not far from Le Lorrain. It is a flowered commune, full of charm, built in an amphitheatre facing the Atlantic Ocean.

Le Marigot, like its neighbors, draws its richness from the banana culture, this small village is the headquarters of the Community of Agglomerations of Northern Martinique. The commune groups together several distilleries such as the Distillerie Lagrange. Over time, banana cultivation has replaced sugar cane cultivation in the region.

Several dwellings have marked the history of the commune, such as the Habitation Bellevue. The brick and wood monument has left its mark on the local population. The dwelling was built in 1671, it was sold to several owners before finally being sold to the Laguarigue de Meillac family.

In 1923, the family introduced a distillery and then banana cultivation in 1947. Then, in 1976, a fire broke out in the house. Today, we can still admire a burnt part of the historical monument.

While visiting the commune to take advantage of the “Baignoire de Marigot”, it is composed of many hikes allowing you to visit the different districts and to immerse yourself in the cultural heritage of the region. Like the Anse Charpentier hike, this one starts on the beach of Charpentier for a duration of two hours. You can discover a very dense flora, admire the panoramic view, you can also picnic in this place.

The city of Le Marigot in 5 questions

How many inhabitants are there in Le Marigot?

3196 inhabitants

What to do or see at the Marigot?

  • Admire the Bay of Golden Bottoms
  • Hikes via the path leading to the Sugar Loaf
  • Surf spots for confirmed surfers

Surface area and density of the municipality

Area: 22 km2
Density: 148/km²

Information about the Town Hall

La Marie Subdivision
97225 Le Marigot

Phone: +596 596 53 50 09

The town hall is open from :
From Monday to Tuesday : from 07h00 to 12h00 and from 14h00 to 16h30
Wednesdays: from 07h00 to 12h30
Thursdays: from 07h00 to 12h00 and from 14h00 to 16h30
Fridays: from 07h00 to 12h30

Where to eat at Le Marigot?

Les Coins des Braves – 53 Bis Rue Principale 97225 – téléphone : 05 96 53 50 14

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