Pohénégamook

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Pohénégamook
Pohenegamook Lake
Pohenegamook Lake
Location within Témiscouata RCM
Location within Témiscouata RCM
Pohénégamook is located in Eastern Quebec
Pohénégamook
Pohénégamook
Location in eastern Quebec
Coordinates: 47°28′N 69°13′W / 47.467°N 69.217°W / 47.467; -69.217Coordinates: 47°28′N 69°13′W / 47.467°N 69.217°W / 47.467; -69.217[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionBas-Saint-Laurent
RCMTémiscouata
ConstitutedNovember 3, 1973
Government
 • MayorLouise Labonté
 • Federal ridingRimouski-Neigette—
Témiscouata—Les Basques
 • Prov. ridingRivière-du-Loup-Témiscouata
Area
 • Total349.40 km2 (134.90 sq mi)
 • Land340.33 km2 (131.40 sq mi)
Population
 • Total2,770
 • Density8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 5.8%
 • Dwellings
1,383
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)418 and 581
Highways Route 289
Websitewww.pohenegamook.net

Pohénégamook, Quebec (pop. 2940) is a Canadian town on the Canada–United States border in Quebec's Témiscouata Regional County Municipality.

The town shares the border with Estcourt Station, Maine, the northernmost point in New England.

As of 2006, Pohénégamook had 2940 people, down -5.1% from the last census in 2001. The town is named after Lake Pohenegamook and is situated on the lake's southern and western shores.

Pohénégamook was amalgamated with the formerly independent communities of Saint-Pierre d'Estcourt, Saint-Éleuthère, Village-Blier and Saint-David-de-Sully on October 23, 1973.

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  1. ^ Reference number 50039 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 13095 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2413095) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.

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