Saint-Zacharie, Quebec

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Location within Les Etchemins RCM.
Location within Les Etchemins RCM.
Saint-Zacharie is located in Southern Quebec
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°08′N 70°22′W / 46.133°N 70.367°W / 46.133; -70.367Coordinates: 46°08′N 70°22′W / 46.133°N 70.367°W / 46.133; -70.367[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM Les Etchemins
Constituted April 18, 1990
 • Mayor Jean Paradis
 • Federal riding Beauce
 • Prov. riding Beauce-Sud
 • Total 188.80 km2 (72.90 sq mi)
 • Land 186.66 km2 (72.07 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 1,751
 • Density 9.4/km2 (24/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 8.7%
 • Dwellings 876
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0M 2C0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 275

Saint-Zacharie is a municipality in the Municipalité régionale de comté des Etchemins in Quebec, Canada. It is part of the Chaudière-Appalaches region and the population is 1,913 as of 2009. The new constitution dates from 1990, when the township municipality and the village municipality of Saint-Zacharie amalgamated, but the area was settled as early as 1873. Saint-Zacharie is named after oblate Zacharie Lacasse, a missionary who brought settlers to the area in 1881.

Saint-Zacharie is located on the Canada–United States border and has a small border crossing for traffic coming from the United States, St. Zacharie Crossing.