Creil [kʁɛj] is a commune in the Oise department in northern France. The Gare de Creil is an important railway junction.
Archaeological remains in the area include a Neolithic site as well as a late Iron Age necropolis, perhaps belonging to a Gaulish fortress or protected camp.
The city itself is mentioned for the first time in a 633 AD document.
The Château de Creil is recorded from the 7th century.
There are some traces of a castle in which Charles VI resided during the period of his madness, c. 1390. Creil played a part of some importance in the wars of the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries.
Creil is twinned with:
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