Rivière-Ouelle

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Rivière-Ouelle
Municipality
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Location within Kamouraska RCM
Location within Kamouraska RCM
Rivière-Ouelle is located in Eastern Quebec
Rivière-Ouelle
Rivière-Ouelle
Location in eastern Quebec
Coordinates: 47°26′N 70°01′W / 47.433°N 70.017°W / 47.433; -70.017Coordinates: 47°26′N 70°01′W / 47.433°N 70.017°W / 47.433; -70.017[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Bas-Saint-Laurent
RCM Kamouraska
Constituted July 1, 1855
Government[2]
 • Mayor Elizabeth Hudon
 • Federal riding Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup
 • Prov. riding Côte-du-Sud
Area[2][3]
 • Total 147.10 km2 (56.80 sq mi)
 • Land 56.75 km2 (21.91 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 1,058
 • Density 18.6/km2 (48/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 9.2%
 • Dwellings 620
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0L 2C0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways
Website www.riviereouelle.ca

Rivière-Ouelle is a town located in the Kamouraska Regional County Municipality within the Bas-Saint-Laurent region of Quebec. It is located on the Saint Lawrence River; the Ouelle River flows through the town. It was part of the seignory of La Bouteillerie, once owned by Charles Deschamps de Boishébert et de Raffetot. Jean-Charles Chapais, a Father of Canadian Confederation, was born here.

Geography[edit]

Rivière-Ouelle lies on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River.

Communities and locations[edit]

The following designated areas reside within the municipality's boundaries:[1]

Municipal council[edit]

  • Mayor: Roger Richard
  • Councillors: Éric Bérubé, Gilles Hudon, Gilles Levesque, Dominic Morin, Marie-Pierre Richard, Daniel Scherer

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