Laurier-Station, Quebec

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Laurier-Station
Location within Lotbinière RCM.
Location within Lotbinière RCM.
Laurier-Station is located in Southern Quebec
Laurier-Station
Laurier-Station
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°32′N 71°38′W / 46.533°N 71.633°W / 46.533; -71.633Coordinates: 46°32′N 71°38′W / 46.533°N 71.633°W / 46.533; -71.633[1]
CountryCanada
ProvinceQuebec
RegionChaudière-Appalaches
RCMLotbinière
ConstitutedJanuary 1, 1951
Named forWilfrid Laurier[1]
Government
 • MayorPierrette Trépanier
 • Federal ridingLévis—Lotbinière
 • Prov. ridingLotbinière-Frontenac
Area
 • Total12.00 km2 (4.63 sq mi)
 • Land12.01 km2 (4.64 sq mi)
 There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population
 • Total2,634
 • Density219.3/km2 (568/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 9.6%
 • Dwellings
1,086
Time zoneUTC−05:00 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−04:00 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)418 and 581
Highways
A-20 (TCH)

Route 271
Census profile2433060[3]
MAMROT info33060[2]
Toponymie info34717[1]
Websitewww.ville.
laurier-station.qc.ca

Laurier-Station is a village municipality in Lotbinière Regional County Municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec, Canada. Its population is 2,634 as of the Canada 2011 Census.

It is named after its train station, Laurier, itself named in honour of prime minister Wilfrid Laurier. It is also the town where the professional hockey player David Desharnais was born.

Notable People[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Reference number 34717 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 33060 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c "(Code 2433060) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.