Saint-Elzéar, Chaudière-Appalaches, Quebec

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Location within La Nouvelle-Beauce RCM.
Location within La Nouvelle-Beauce RCM.
Saint-Elzéar is located in Southern Quebec
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°24′N 71°04′W / 46.400°N 71.067°W / 46.400; -71.067Coordinates: 46°24′N 71°04′W / 46.400°N 71.067°W / 46.400; -71.067[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM La Nouvelle-Beauce
Constituted November 30, 1994
 • Mayor Richard Lehoux
 • Federal riding Beauce
 • Prov. riding Beauce-Nord
 • Total 87.10 km2 (33.63 sq mi)
 • Land 87.32 km2 (33.71 sq mi)
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Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 2,107
 • Density 24.1/km2 (62/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 13.0%
 • Dwellings 834
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0S 2J0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 216

Saint-Elzéar is a municipality in La Nouvelle-Beauce Regional County Municipality in Quebec, Canada. It is part of the Chaudière-Appalaches region and the population was 2,107 as of the Canada 2011 Census. Founded in 1855, it was named in tribute to Elzéar-Henri Juchereau Duchesnay, seigneur of neighbouring Sainte-Marie-de-la-Nouvelle-Beauce.