Place:Chambly Bassin, Chambly, Québec, Canada

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NameChambly Bassin
TypeVillage
Coordinates45.44°N 73.29°W
Located inChambly, Québec, Canada     (1845 - )

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  • Chambly Bassin was a village in the historical county of Chambly.

Lovell's Gazetteer (1895)

  • "CHAMBLY BASIN, a flourishing post village in Chambly co., Que., pleasantly situated on the Richelieu River, between the west side of the St. Johns Canal and Montreal River (a small stream), and on the Montreal, Portland & Boston Ry., under the management of the C.P.R., 15 miles from Montreal. It possesses extensive water-power, and contains a large hospital, under the direction of the Grey Nuns, a good college, 2 telegraph agencies, 3 churches, English, Roman Catholic and Methodist, 1 woollen factory, shovel factory, leather factory, 3 flour and carding mills, 1 saw mill, 6 hotels, and 10 stores. Pop. 879."

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