Tingwick, Quebec

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Tingwick
Municipality
Location within Arthabaska RCM.
Location within Arthabaska RCM.
Tingwick is located in Southern Quebec
Tingwick
Tingwick
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°53′N 72°57′W / 45.883°N 72.950°W / 45.883; -72.950Coordinates: 45°53′N 72°57′W / 45.883°N 72.950°W / 45.883; -72.950[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Centre-du-Québec
RCM Arthabaska
Constituted December 12, 1981
Government[2]
 • Mayor Paul-Émile Simoneau
 • Federal riding Richmond—Arthabaska
 • Prov. riding Drummond–Bois-Francs
Area[2][3]
 • Total 170.10 km2 (65.68 sq mi)
 • Land 169.68 km2 (65.51 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 1,395
 • Density 8.2/km2 (21/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 4.3%
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0A 1L0
Area code(s) 819
Highways No major routes
demonym Tingwickois
Website www.tingwick.ca

Tingwick is a Canadian municipality of Quebec established in Arthabaska Regional County Municipality, Quebec.

Geography[edit]

The Municipality of Tingwick is located inside Tingwick township that is part of Eastern Townships. There are 2 rivers: Rivière des Pins and Rivière des Rosiers (It was also called Trout River).

Sport[edit]

Skiing center at mount Gleason.

Economy[edit]

Agriculture: milk production, pig and maple sugar.

Building[edit]

  • Catholic church Saint Patrick since 1857.
  • Primary school Saint-Coeur-de-Marie.

Event[edit]

Festival "Rodeo Mecanique" in August.

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