Acq (Pas-de-Calais, France) - Salle des Fêtes - avril 2005.jpg
Town hall
Coat of arms of Acq
Acq is located in France
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Dainville
Intercommunality Artois
Mayor Jean-Pierre Delcour
Elevation 77–145 m (253–476 ft)
(avg. 91 m/299 ft)
Land area1 4.86 km2 (1.88 sq mi)
Population2 502  (1999)
 - Density 103 /km2 (270 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62007/ 62144
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.

Coordinates: 50°20′54″N 2°39′27″E / 50.34833°N 2.6575°E / 50.34833; 2.6575

This article is about a commune in northern France. For information about the chemical compound ACQ see Alkaline Copper Quaternary.

Acq is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France.



A farming village located 6 miles (9 km) northwest of Arras, by the banks of the Scarpe river, at the D62 and D49 road junction.


Historical population of Acq
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
394 413 412 457 511 502
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest

  • The church of St.Géry, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The remains of a motte of an ancient castle.
  • Two menhirs nearby, known as the 'Stones of Acq'.

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