The town was born from the merger in 1986 of Montfort-le-Rotrou and Pont-de-Genoa and now has a little over 3,000 inhabitants. Montfort-le-Rotrou had developed around a medieval stronghold and then a more residential castle, former stronghold dependent on the counts of Perche. Pont-de-Genoa took its name for its part from an old ford on the course of Huisne where was built a Roman bridge which remains one of the jewels of the small town.
The area code for Montfort-le-Gesnois is 72241 (also known as code INSEE), and the Montfort-le-Gesnois zip code is 72450.
The altitude of the city hall of Montfort-le-Gesnois is approximately 70 meters. The Montfort-le-Gesnois surface is 18.74 km ². The latitude and longitude of Montfort-le-Gesnois are 48.046 degrees North and 0.416 degrees East.
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- "MONTFORT-LE-GESNOIS - Map of Montfort-le-Gesnois 72450 France". www.map-france.com. Retrieved 2021-10-26.