Saint-Janvier-de-Joly, Quebec

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Saint-Janvier-de-Joly
Municipality
Location within Lotbinière RCM.
Location within Lotbinière RCM.
Saint-Janvier-de-Joly is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Janvier-de-Joly
Saint-Janvier-de-Joly
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°29′N 71°40′W / 46.483°N 71.667°W / 46.483; -71.667Coordinates: 46°29′N 71°40′W / 46.483°N 71.667°W / 46.483; -71.667[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM Lotbinière
Constituted January 1, 1944
Government[2]
 • Mayor Bernard Fortier
 • Federal riding Lotbinière—
Chutes-de-la-Chaudière
 • Prov. riding Lotbinière-Frontenac
Area[2][3]
 • Total 111.40 km2 (43.01 sq mi)
 • Land 109.66 km2 (42.34 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 968
 • Density 8.8/km2 (23/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 8.8%
 • Dwellings 425
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0S 1M0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Website www.municipalite
dejoly.com

Saint-Janvier-de-Joly 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 889 as of 2009. It is named after reverend Janvier Lachance, missionary who will serve the parish from 1914 to 1926. "Joly" honours Quebec premier Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière and owner of the seigneurie of Lotbinière, in which part of Saint-Janvier-de-Joly's territory lay.

The post office, opened in 1924, is called Joly, name under which the municipality is most commonly known.

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