This commune covers an area of 5.5km² and has 63 inhabitants who are known as ‘Villeboisiens’. It is located 20km south of Troyes. Reached via the D108 or the D109, it is 10km from junction 20 (Saint-Thibault) of the A5 from Paris.

Located right in the middle of the fields that stretch out into the distance, the few inhabitants of Villy-le-Bois live in old houses made of brick and half-timbering, as well as more modern houses.