Noville is first mentioned in 903 as Nova villa. In 1162-1173 it was mentioned as Nouila. Due to the similarity between the names Noville and the neighboring municipality of Villeneuve it is very difficult to identify which village is being mentioned in older records.
Noville has an area, as of 2009, of 10.35 square kilometers . Of this area, 4.3 km2 or 41.5% is used for agricultural purposes, while 3.63 km2 or 35.1% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.88 km2 or 8.5% is settled , 0.43 km2 or 4.2% is either rivers or lakes and 1.09 km2 or 10.5% is unproductive land.
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Noville, Aigle, Switzerland
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