Princeville, Quebec

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Location within L'Érable RCM.
Location within L'Érable RCM.
Princeville is located in Southern Quebec
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°10′N 71°53′W / 46.167°N 71.883°W / 46.167; -71.883Coordinates: 46°10′N 71°53′W / 46.167°N 71.883°W / 46.167; -71.883[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
ConstitutedFebruary 23, 2000
 • MayorGilles Fortier
 • Federal ridingMégantic—L'Érable
 • Prov. ridingArthabaska
 • Total196.70 km2 (75.95 sq mi)
 • Land194.02 km2 (74.91 sq mi)
 • Total5,693
 • Density29.3/km2 (76/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 2.2%
 • Dwellings
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)819
Highways Route 116
Route 165
Route 263

Princeville is a city in the Canadian province of Quebec, located in L'Érable Regional County Municipality in the Centre-du-Québec region.

The population was 5,693 as of the Canada 2011 Census.


The county of Stanfold (Princeville) was created by Édouard Leclerc on July 9, 1807 when he established himself on lot 6, rang 12 in Princeville. A monument was erected in his honour on the east section of the 12th rang. Stanfold then had a new division that would become the village of Princeville in 1856. Thus two municipalities would now co-existed.

On February 23, 2000, the municipalities of the city of Princeville and the parish of Princeville become one to form the new city of Princeville.

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  1. ^ Reference number 51235 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 32033 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2432033) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.