Sainte-Aurélie, Quebec

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Location within Les Etchemins RCM.
Location within Les Etchemins RCM.
Sainte-Aurélie is located in Southern Quebec
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°11′N 70°22′W / 46.183°N 70.367°W / 46.183; -70.367Coordinates: 46°11′N 70°22′W / 46.183°N 70.367°W / 46.183; -70.367[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM Les Etchemins
Constituted April 3, 1909
 • Mayor Gilles Gaudet
 • Federal riding Beauce
 • Prov. riding Beauce-Sud
 • Total 79.90 km2 (30.85 sq mi)
 • Land 77.81 km2 (30.04 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 910
 • Density 11.7/km2 (30/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 5.7%
 • Dwellings 534
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0M 1M0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 275
Route 277

Sainte-Aurélie is a municipality in the Les Etchemins Regional County Municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec, Canada. Its population is 910 as of the Canada 2011 Census. It is named after Sister Sainte-Aurélie, an Ursuline nun at the end of the 19th century.

Sainte-Aurélie has a small border crossing to the United States of America, Ste. Aurelie Station.

Sainte-Aurélie was founded by a Frenchman named Victor Vanier in 1906.