Massueville, Quebec

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Massueville
Village municipality
Location within Pierre-De Saurel RCM.
Location within Pierre-De Saurel RCM.
Massueville is located in Southern Quebec
Massueville
Massueville
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°55′N 72°56′W / 45.917°N 72.933°W / 45.917; -72.933Coordinates: 45°55′N 72°56′W / 45.917°N 72.933°W / 45.917; -72.933[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Pierre-De Saurel
Constituted March 25, 1903
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor Denis Marion
 • Federal riding Bas-Richelieu—
Nicolet—Bécancour
 • Prov. riding Richelieu
Area[2][4]
 • Total 1.30 km2 (0.50 sq mi)
 • Land 1.65 km2 (0.64 sq mi)
  There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 516
 • Density 312.5/km2 (809/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 0.8%
 • Dwellings 248
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0G 1K0
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways Route 239
Census profile 2453010[4]
MAMROT info 53010[2]
Toponymie info 39638[1]
Website www.massueville.net

Massueville is a village municipality in Pierre-De Saurel Regional County Municipality, Quebec, Canada. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 516.

It is named after Gaspard-Aimé Massue, landowner.[5] Its sister municipality is Saint-Aimé. The town lies the banks of the Yamaska river.

Fire involving an abandoned convent

The core of the town is composed of several well kept heritage houses. Massueville had a big fire near the church in an abandoned convent on 27 October 2006.

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