Place:Pierreville, Yamaska, Québec, Canada

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NamePierreville
TypeVillage
Coordinates46.07037°N 72.8112°W
Located inYamaska, Québec, Canada     (1887 - )

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  • Pierreville was a village in the historical county of Yamaska.
  • Municipal Incorporation: 1 Mar 1887
  • In 2001, it merged with the municipalities of Saint-Thomas-de-Pierreville and Notre-Dame-de-Pierreville. This formed a new municipality named Pierreville located in the Regional County Municipality of Nicolet-Yamaska, Centre-du-Québec, Québec, Canada.

Lovell's Gazetteer (1895)

  • "PIERREVILLE, or ST. THOMAS, a thriving post village in Yamaska co., Que., on the River St. Francis, near its entrance into the St. Lawrence, 28½ miles north-east of Sorel. It contains 1 telegraph office, about a dozen stores and saw, grist and carding mills, and has a very extensive lumber trade. Buckskin gloves, mitts and shoes are made here in large quantities by a tribe of Abenakis Indians. Shipbuilding is also engaged in. Pop. 1297."

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