Place:Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce, Beauce, Québec, Canada

TypeParish, Village
Coordinates46.30841°N 70.88093°W
Located inBeauce, Québec, Canada     (1855 - )
Also located inRobert-Cliche, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada    


General Info

  • Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce was a parish and a village in the historical county of Beauce.
  • The parish of Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce was established on 1 Jul 1855[1]
  • The village of Saint-Joseph was established on 3 Oct 1899[2]
  • On 27 Jan 1999, these two entities merged to become the city of Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce, which is currently located in the Regional County Municipality of Robert-Cliche, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada.[3]

Lovell's Gazetteer (1895)

  • "ST. JOSEPH DE BEAUCE, an incorporated village in Beauce co., Que., on the Chaudière River and on the Quebec Central Ry., 38 miles south of Quebec. It contains 1 Roman Catholic church, 10 stores, 4 hotels and 4 saw, 1 carding and 4 grist mills. Pop. 1035; of parish 2128."

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  1. Source:Canada, Quebec. Code Géographique Du Québec
  2. 2.0 2.1 Source:Magnan, Hormisdas. Dictionnaire historique et géographique des paroisses, missions et municipalities de la province de Québec, pg. 497
  3. Source:Canada, Quebec. Répertoire Des Municipalités Du Québec
  4. Source:Bibliothèque nationale du Québec (BNQ), Digital Collections: Postcards