In 1803, the
commune had 421 inhabitants. Today it has
140* on an area of 1627
hectares. It belongs to the canton of Villamblard, and is
located on the main road, D 709, between Bergerac and Mussidan.
Eglise-Neuve d'Eyraud became Eglise-Neuve d'Issac during the
To reach Église-Neuve-d'Issac from Villamblard, you have to
cross the Landais forest. In summer, the coolness is noticeable
and walks are enjoyable. When evening falls, it is not unusual
to come across a herd of deer.
In the springtime,
the ditches are overgrown with asphodeles and wild orchids, but,
of course, the colours are the most beautiful in autumn. Then
the woods belong to mushroom hunters and gatherers. If land
owners don’t really want to see their mushrooms disappear into
unknown baskets, the ditches belong to everyone, and, when ceps
are scarce, you can fill your baskets with chestnuts!