Lac-Poulin, Quebec

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Village municipality
Location within Beauce-Sartigan RCM.
Location within Beauce-Sartigan RCM.
Lac-Poulin is located in Southern Quebec
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°06′N 70°49′W / 46.100°N 70.817°W / 46.100; -70.817Coordinates: 46°06′N 70°49′W / 46.100°N 70.817°W / 46.100; -70.817[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM Beauce-Sartigan
Constituted March 5, 1959
 • Mayor Denis Drouin
 • Federal riding Beauce
 • Prov. riding Beauce-Sud
 • Total 1.60 km2 (0.62 sq mi)
 • Land 0.88 km2 (0.34 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 134
 • Density 153.0/km2 (396/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 0.7%
 • Dwellings 150
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0M 1P0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways No major routes
Census profile 2429095[3]
MAMROT info 29095[2]
Toponymie info 33285[1]

Lac-Poulin is a village in the Beauce-Sartigan Regional County Municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec, Canada. Its population was 134 as of 2011. Lac-Poulin is an enclave of Saint-Benoît-Labre.

Lac-Poulin is named after the lake it surrounds (Poulin), which was named after the first settler Claude Poulin. The first settlers QUEBEC included Claude Poulin (1614-1687) a carpenter, born in St Maclou, Rouen, Normandie, France and his wife Jeanne Mercier (1621-1687)born in Luçon, Eure-et-Loir, Centre, France. Poulin itself is a common last name in the region. The village is mainly a summer vacation site.


Annual Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, Volumes 1-10 9-10 Edward VII., A.1910 Page 186 By Geographic Board of Canada