Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur-de-Wolfestown, Quebec

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Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur
-de-Wolfestown
Parish municipality
Location within Les Appalaches RCM.
Location within Les Appalaches RCM.
Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur-de-Wolfestown is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur-de-Wolfestown
Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur
-de-Wolfestown
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°56′N 71°30′W / 45.933°N 71.500°W / 45.933; -71.500Coordinates: 45°56′N 71°30′W / 45.933°N 71.500°W / 45.933; -71.500[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM Les Appalaches
Constituted September 30, 1909
Government[2]
 • Mayor Steven Laprise
 • Federal riding Mégantic—L'Érable
 • Prov. riding Lotbinière-Frontenac
Area[2][3]
 • Total 61.60 km2 (23.78 sq mi)
 • Land 59.32 km2 (22.90 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 189
 • Density 3.2/km2 (8/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 10.5%
 • Dwellings 133
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0N 1E2
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 216
Route 263
Website www.st-jacques-le-
majeur-de-wolfestown.ca

Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur-de-Wolfestown is a parish municipality in Les Appalaches Regional County Municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec, Canada. Its population is 189 as of the Canada 2011 Census.[3]

It was named after one of Jesus' first disciples, James, son of Zebedee. Wolfestown was the name of the historic township in which it is located. It was named after General James Wolfe.

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