Saint-Augustin-de-Woburn

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Saint-Augustin-de-Woburn
Parish municipality
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Location within Le Granit RCM
Location within Le Granit RCM
Saint-Augustin-de-Woburn is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Augustin-de-Woburn
Saint-Augustin-de-Woburn
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°23′N 70°51′W / 45.38°N 70.85°W / 45.38; -70.85Coordinates: 45°23′N 70°51′W / 45.38°N 70.85°W / 45.38; -70.85[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Estrie
RCM Le Granit
Constituted January 13, 1900
Government[2]
 • Mayor Steve Charrier
 • Federal riding Mégantic—L'Érable
 • Prov. riding Mégantic
Area[2][3]
 • Total 284.10 km2 (109.69 sq mi)
 • Land 280.63 km2 (108.35 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 695
 • Density 2.5/km2 (6/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 0.9%
 • Dwellings 328
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0Y 1R0
Area code(s) 819
Highways Route 161
Route 212
Route 263

Saint-Augustin-de-Woburn, known locally as Woburn, is a parish municipality in Le Granit Regional County Municipality in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada, on the Canada–United States border. The population is 695 as of the Canada 2011 Census.

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Mount Gosford lies entirely within the parish, making Woburn one of the highest towns in Quebec, at an altitude of 1,193 metres (3,914 ft).

The border crossing of Woburn-Coburn Gore is located roughly five kilometres from the town centre, linking Quebec Route 161 with Maine State Route 27. The border crossing offers a 24-hour year-round service.

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