Second city of the Arras urban community, with more than 8000 inhabitants, Achicourt is south of Arras. The people of the town call the Achicouriens and Achicouriennes.
Vegetable by his former vocation, Achicourt has retained its identity with the Pre Bassure and natural preservation zones having also a function of hydrometric creek Crinchon buffers during heavy rains. These spaces are also invested in the Events and walkers.
She has kept a link with its history "CHEMINOTE".
Rebuilding the Windmill La Tourelle on its original site recalls the existence of many mills in the area.
Its operation and its mechanisms are identical to the original ones. The Mayor has made a real teaching tool by visiting the organization and hosting groups. Every year on the fourth weekend in September, she honors him through "Fête du Moulin" manifestation of street art.