Crossed by the Meuzin river, made up by Ville-le-Brûlé and Villy-le-Moutier, this place take its name from roman word « villa ». At the point « Vidubia », famous commercial crossroad in Antiquity, the route Lyon-Trèves, from North to South crossed in Villy-le-Brulé, the route East-West coming through Dôle and Besançon to Orléans. If other Vidubia was existed, only this one of Villy was present on the Peutinger’s Table (5th century).
The word « Moutier » come from the creation of an monastery in Villy in the 5th century. It was one of the first abbay with this one of Longvay. During Wars of Religion and invasions of 15th century main buildings of Villy has been destroyed (castle, mill). Last remains has been destroyed during French Revolution. Now, there is only agriculture, forest and ponds.