Pohénégamook

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Pohénégamook
City
Pohenegamook Lake
Pohenegamook Lake
Location within Témiscouata RCM.
Location within Témiscouata RCM.
Pohénégamook is located in Eastern Quebec
Pohénégamook
Pohénégamook
Location in eastern Quebec.
Coordinates: 47°28′N 69°13′W / 47.467°N 69.217°W / 47.467; -69.217Coordinates: 47°28′N 69°13′W / 47.467°N 69.217°W / 47.467; -69.217[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Bas-Saint-Laurent
RCM Témiscouata
Constituted November 3, 1973
Government[2]
 • Mayor Louise Labonté
 • Federal riding Rimouski-Neigette—
Témiscouata—Les Basques
 • Prov. riding Rivière-du-Loup-Témiscouata
Area[2][3]
 • Total 349.40 km2 (134.90 sq mi)
 • Land 340.33 km2 (131.40 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 2,770
 • Density 8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 5.8%
 • Dwellings 1,383
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0L 1J0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 289
Website www.pohenegamook.net

Pohénégamook, Quebec (pop. 2940) is a Canadian town on the Canada–United States border in Quebec's Témiscouata Regional County Municipality.

The town shares the border with Estcourt Station, Maine, the northernmost point in New England.

As of 2006, Pohénégamook had 2940 people, down -5.1% from the last census in 2001. The town is named after Lake Pohenegamook and is situated on the lake's southern and western shores.

Pohénégamook was amalgamated with the formerly independent communities of Saint-Pierre d'Estcourt, Saint-Éleuthère, Village-Blier and Saint-David-de-Sully on October 23, 1973.

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