Saint-Wenceslas, Quebec

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Saint-Wenceslas
Municipality
Location within Nicolet-Yamaska RCM.
Location within Nicolet-Yamaska RCM.
Saint-Wenceslas is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Wenceslas
Saint-Wenceslas
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°10′N 72°20′W / 46.167°N 72.333°W / 46.167; -72.333Coordinates: 46°10′N 72°20′W / 46.167°N 72.333°W / 46.167; -72.333[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Centre-du-Québec
RCM Nicolet-Yamaska
Constituted October 11, 1995
Government[2]
 • Mayor Daniel Lamothe
 • Federal riding Bas-Richelieu—
Nicolet—Bécancour
 • Prov. riding Nicolet-Bécancour
Area[2][3]
 • Total 79.70 km2 (30.77 sq mi)
 • Land 80.20 km2 (30.97 sq mi)
  There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 1,064
 • Density 13.3/km2 (34/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 3.4%
 • Dwellings 496
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0Z 1J0
Area code(s) 819
Highways
A-55

Route 161
Website www.municipalite
stwenceslas.com

Saint-Wenceslas, Quebec is a municipality in Nicolet-Yamaska Regional County Municipality, Quebec, Canada. The town is situated at a bend in the Bécancour River. The northern branch of Autoroute 55 terminated at the 9e rang of Saint-Wenceslas until its completion in October 2006. Route 161 also goes through the town.

The village church in Saint-Wenceslas was designed by Jean-Baptiste Louis Bourgeois, a local architect who also designed a Bahá'í House of Worship in the town of Wilmette, USA.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Population trend:[4]

Census Population Change (%)
2011 1,064 Decrease 3.4%
2006 1,101 Decrease 2.7%
2001 1,132 Decrease 3.2%
1996 1,170 Decrease 1.7%
1991 1,190 N/A

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