The town hall of Cerny
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Marie-Claire Chambaret-Grzeskowiak|
|Area1||17.13 km2 (6.61 sq mi)|
|• Density||190/km2 (500/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||91129 / 91590|
|Elevation||52–152 m (171–499 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.
It has an airfield named Aérodrome de Cerny-La-Ferté-Allais, including an airplane museum.
Inhabitants of Cerny are known as Cernois.
Saint-Pierre church in XIII century was awarded as historical monument the 10th February 1948 Château de Villiers: the castle of Villiers is given by François I to Jean de Selve, after de Selve negotiated the Madrid treaty in 1526
Famous or important people from this commune
- Jean de Selve (1475-1529), Politician entitled to a lord
- Cécile Carnot (1841-1898), widow of Sadi Carnot, 4th President of the Third Republic. She died in Château de Presles.
- Jean-Baptiste Salis (1896-1967), Pilot and collector of ancient aircraft, founder of the Aerodrome of Cerny.
- Philippe Clay (1927-2007), singer and actor who lived there.
- Jean Salis (1937-), Director of the Aerodrome
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