Saint-Lambert-de-Lauzon, Quebec

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Saint-Lambert-de-Lauzon
Location within La Nouvelle-Beauce RCM.
Location within La Nouvelle-Beauce RCM.
Saint-Lambert-de-Lauzon is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Lambert-de-Lauzon
Saint-Lambert-de-Lauzon
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°35′N 71°12′W / 46.583°N 71.200°W / 46.583; -71.200Coordinates: 46°35′N 71°12′W / 46.583°N 71.200°W / 46.583; -71.200[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionChaudière-Appalaches
RCMLa Nouvelle-Beauce
ConstitutedJuly 1, 1855
Government
 • MayorOlivier Dumais
 • Federal ridingLévis—Lotbinière
 • Prov. ridingBeauce-Nord
Area
 • Total109.50 km2 (42.28 sq mi)
 • Land107.13 km2 (41.36 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[3]
 • Total6,177
 • Density57.7/km2 (149/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 14.4%
 • Dwellings
2,480
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)418 and 581
Highways
A-73

Route 171
Route 175
Route 218
Websitewww.municipalite.saint-
lambert-de-lauzon.qc.ca

Saint-Lambert-de-Lauzon is a municipality in La Nouvelle-Beauce Regional County Municipality in Quebec, Canada. It is part of the Chaudière-Appalaches region and the population is 6,177 as of the Canada 2011 Census. Prior to June 22, 2013 it was a parish municipality.[4]

It is named after Pierre Lambert, a land surveyor who planned neighbouring Lévis. Lauzon refers to the seigneurie of Lauzon, the first to be established on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River in 1636.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 418082 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 26070 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2426070) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  4. ^ "Modifications aux municipalités du Québec" (PDF). Institut de la statistique du Québec. 2013. ISSN 1715-6408.