Beaumont, Quebec

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Saint Etienne Church
Saint Etienne Church
Location within Bellechasse RCM.
Location within Bellechasse RCM.
Beaumont is located in Southern Quebec
Location in province of Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°49′N 71°00′W / 46.817°N 71.000°W / 46.817; -71.000Coordinates: 46°49′N 71°00′W / 46.817°N 71.000°W / 46.817; -71.000[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM Bellechasse
Constituted July 1, 1855
 • Mayor André Goulet
 • Federal riding Lévis—Bellechasse
 • Prov. riding Bellechasse
 • Total 44.70 km2 (17.26 sq mi)
 • Land 43.84 km2 (16.93 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 2,420
 • Density 55.2/km2 (143/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 11.0%
 • Dwellings 1,146
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0R 1C0
Area code(s) 418 and 581

Route 132
Route 279
Website www.municipalite

Beaumont is a municipality of about 2,400 people 10 km east of Lévis, next to the Saint Lawrence River, in the Bellechasse Regional County Municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec. It is a mostly rural community, with most people working in Lévis as there are no major businesses in Beaumont. It was chosen as one of the top 20 nicest villages in the province of Quebec.

It is crossed by Route 132, with many of its shops and commodities built alongside it. A few small streets are attached to the road, but the rest of the municipality is divided using the seigneurial system. The many open fields in Beaumont stretch all the way to the Saint Lawrence river, giving the visitors a large panorama.