Place:La Malbaie, Charlevoix, Québec, Canada

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NameLa Malbaie
Alt namesMurray Baysource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
TypeCommunity
Coordinates47.65°N 70.183°W
Located inCharlevoix, Québec, Canada
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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La Malbaie is a municipality in the Charlevoix-Est Regional County Municipality in the province of Quebec, Canada, situated on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River, at the mouth of the Malbaie River. It was formerly known as Murray Bay.

The development of tourism in this area is said to date back to 1760, when the Scottish feudal lords John Nairne and Malcolm Fraser began receiving visitors to the region at their estates.

The Fairmont Manoir Richelieu hotel and Casino de Charlevoix are both located in the neighbourhood and former municipality of Pointe-au-Pic.

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