Saint-Théophile, Quebec

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Saint-Théophile
Location within Beauce-Sartigan RCM.
Location within Beauce-Sartigan RCM.
Saint-Théophile is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Théophile
Saint-Théophile
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°56′N 70°29′W / 45.933°N 70.483°W / 45.933; -70.483Coordinates: 45°56′N 70°29′W / 45.933°N 70.483°W / 45.933; -70.483[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionChaudière-Appalaches
RCMBeauce-Sartigan
ConstitutedJune 28, 1975
Government
 • MayorRoland Boucher
 • Federal ridingBeauce
 • Prov. ridingBeauce-Sud
Area
 • Total436.90 km2 (168.69 sq mi)
 • Land427.33 km2 (164.99 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total743
 • Density1.7/km2 (4/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 4.3%
 • Dwellings
378
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)418 and 581
Highways Route 173
Route 269
Websitewww.sainttheophile.qc.ca

Saint-Théophile is a municipality in the Municipalité régionale de comté de Beauce-Sartigan in Quebec, Canada on the Canada–United States border. It is part of the Chaudière-Appalaches region and the population is 765 as of 2009. It is named after reverend Théophile Montminy, who had been chosen by the archdiocese to find a proper location for a church.

Saint-Théophile lies next to the border with Maine, and there is a border crossing on Route 173 within the municipality, in the hamlet of Armstrong. The Armstrong custom office is the third in importance in Quebec.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 72590 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec ‹See Tfd›(in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 29005 in the official Répertoire des municipalités ‹See Tfd›(in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2429005) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.