Saint-Côme–Linière, Quebec

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Saint-Côme–Linière
House in Saint-Côme–Linière
House in Saint-Côme–Linière
Location within Beauce-Sartigan RCM.
Location within Beauce-Sartigan RCM.
Saint-Côme–Linière is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Côme–Linière
Saint-Côme–Linière
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°04′N 70°31′W / 46.067°N 70.517°W / 46.067; -70.517Coordinates: 46°04′N 70°31′W / 46.067°N 70.517°W / 46.067; -70.517[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionChaudière-Appalaches
RCMBeauce-Sartigan
ConstitutedApril 13, 1994
Government
 • MayorGabriel Giguère
 • Federal ridingBeauce
 • Prov. ridingBeauce-Sud
Area
 • Total152.20 km2 (58.76 sq mi)
 • Land150.40 km2 (58.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total3,274
 • Density21.8/km2 (56/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 0.4%
 • Dwellings
1,480
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)418 and 581
Highways Route 173
Route 275
Websitewww.stcomeliniere.com

Saint-Côme–Linière is a municipality in the Beauce-Sartigan Regional County Municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec, Canada. The official spelling given by the Commission de toponymie uses an en dash after "Saint-Côme",[1][2] but the town's own website uses a second hyphen: Saint-Côme-Linière.[4] The population is 3,282 as of 2009.

Saint-Côme–Linière was constituted by the amalgamation of the parish municipality of Saint-Côme-de-Kennebec and the village of Linière on August 17, 1994. Saint-Côme was named after Arabian-born Christian martyr Saint Cosmas and Linière received its name from the Lord who was first granted the land and cultivated fields of flax ("Lin" in French).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Reference number 288955 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 29057 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2429057) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  4. ^ official website