Noirétable, a town of about 1800 inhabitants in the heart of the Monts du Forez is a choke point between the Rhône -Alpes and Auvergne. It is a welcoming town that is growing and is becoming the engine of the mountains of Drill. The town is a member of the Community of Municipalities of Upper Mountain Drill Drill and also to the Country and Regional Park Livradois Drill.
Infrastructure (schools, college forest, police, nursing home, train station, medical center...), its utility as well ( home services ), private ( trade, crafts...), its business and its Casino, make an independent and autonomous market town.
30 associations that exist in the town are a sign of friendliness, August 15 holiday, highlight of village life allows everyone to come together and work together.
This tourist site, as the leisure of the Plan d'Eau de la Roche, the monastery of the Hermitage, forests and hiking trails are great assets. The welcome from its people is recognized and appreciated by those new to the village.