Church of Saint-Joseph-de-Lepage
Location within La Mitis RCM
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|Constituted||September 29, 1873|
|• Mayor||Réginald Morissette|
|• Federal riding||Haute-Gaspésie—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia|
|• Prov. riding||Matane-Matapédia|
|• Total||32.00 km2 (12.36 sq mi)|
|• Land||30.44 km2 (11.75 sq mi)|
|• Density||17.3/km2 (45/sq mi)|
|• Pop 2006-2011||3.3%|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Postal code(s)||G5H 3N8|
|Area code(s)||418 and 581|
It is located 5 km south-east of Mont-Joli in the Matapédia River Valley. The village is 350 km north east of Québec city and 360 km west of Gaspé. The nearest towns are Mont-Joli, and Rimouski which lies 40 km to the south-east.
Saint-Joseph-de-Lepage takes its name from the colonial lordship, the Seigneurie Lepage-et-Thibierge, which was the early governance of the area. Its 500 residents work largely in agriculture and forestry.
The ecclesiastical parish of the same name is in the Archdiocese of Rimouski.
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