Sainte-Marguerite, Chaudière-Appalaches, Quebec

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This article is about the town in Chaudière-Appalaches. For the former Sainte-Marguerite in Gaspésie, see Sainte-Marguerite-Marie, Quebec.
Sainte-Marguerite
Parish municipality
Location within La Nouvelle-Beauce RCM.
Location within La Nouvelle-Beauce RCM.
Sainte-Marguerite is located in Southern Quebec
Sainte-Marguerite
Sainte-Marguerite
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°31′N 70°56′W / 46.517°N 70.933°W / 46.517; -70.933Coordinates: 46°31′N 70°56′W / 46.517°N 70.933°W / 46.517; -70.933[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM La Nouvelle-Beauce
Constituted July 1, 1855
Government[2]
 • Mayor Adrienne Gagné
 • Federal riding Beauce
 • Prov. riding Beauce-Nord
Area[2][3]
 • Total 83.10 km2 (32.09 sq mi)
 • Land 83.30 km2 (32.16 sq mi)
  There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 1,073
 • Density 12.9/km2 (33/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 1.2%
 • Dwellings 495
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0S 2X0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 216
Route 275

Sainte-Marguerite is a parish municipality in La Nouvelle-Beauce Regional County Municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec, Canada. Its population is 1,073 as of the Canada 2011 Census. It is named after Marguerite Marcoux, who gave part of the land she owned in 1830 for the construction of a church.

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