Saint-Apollinaire, Quebec

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Saint-Apollinaire
Municipality
Location within Lotbinière RCM.
Location within Lotbinière RCM.
Saint-Apollinaire is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Apollinaire
Saint-Apollinaire
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°37′N 71°31′W / 46.617°N 71.517°W / 46.617; -71.517Coordinates: 46°37′N 71°31′W / 46.617°N 71.517°W / 46.617; -71.517[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM Lotbinière
Constituted April 6, 1974
Government[2]
 • Mayor Ginette Moreau
 • Federal riding Lévis—Lotbinière
 • Prov. riding Lotbinière-Frontenac
Area[2][3]
 • Total 97.90 km2 (37.80 sq mi)
 • Land 97.17 km2 (37.52 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 5,102
 • Density 52.5/km2 (136/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 15.3%
 • Dwellings 2,262
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0S 2E0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways
A-20

Route 273
Website www.st-apollinaire.com

Saint-Apollinaire is a municipality in the Municipalité régionale de comté de Lotbinière in Quebec, Canada. It is part of the Chaudière-Appalaches region and the population is 4,587 as of 2009. It is named after Saint Apollinaris (French: Saint Apollinaire).

History[edit]

The area was settled starting in 1850 and Saint-Apollinaire was founded in 1855, after the territory was detached from Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly. In 1974, the village of Francœur joined the municipality, giving it its current shape.

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