East Broughton, Quebec

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
East Broughton
Municipality
East Broughton, Québec, Canada.jpg
Location within Les Appalaches RCM.
Location within Les Appalaches RCM.
East Broughton is located in Southern Quebec
East Broughton
East Broughton
Location in province of Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°13′N 71°04′W / 46.217°N 71.067°W / 46.217; -71.067Coordinates: 46°13′N 71°04′W / 46.217°N 71.067°W / 46.217; -71.067[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM Les Appalaches
Constituted January 5, 1994
Government[2]
 • Mayor Kaven Mathieu
 • Federal riding Mégantic—L'Érable
 • Prov. riding Lotbinière-Frontenac
Area[2][3]
 • Total 8.90 km2 (3.44 sq mi)
 • Land 8.73 km2 (3.37 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 2,229
 • Density 255.3/km2 (661/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 5.2%
 • Dwellings 1,007
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0N 1H0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 112
Website www.municipalite
eastbroughton.com

East Broughton is a municipality located in Les Appalaches Regional County Municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec, Canada. Its population was 2,229 as of 2011. It was named following its location in the township of Broughton, in opposition to West Broughton, today's Saint-Pierre-de-Broughton.

East Broughton forms an enclave in the north end of the territory of Sacré-Coeur-de-Jésus.

Sources[edit]