Place:Chambly Canton, Chambly, Québec, Canada


NameChambly Canton
Coordinates45.44°N 73.29°W
Located inChambly, Québec, Canada     (1848 - )


General Info

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

Lovell's Gazetteer (1895)

  • "CHAMBLY CANTON, a thriving post village in Chambly co., Que., pleasantly situated on the west side of the Richelieu River (which here expands into a beautiful lake), between the rapids and the east side of St. Johns Canal, and on the Montreal, Portland & Boston Ry., under the management of the C.V.R., 16 miles from Montreal. It contains grist, carding and woollen mills, 1 telegraph office, 3 hotels and 4 stores, and possesses unlimited water-power. This place was named after Mons. de Chambly, who erected a fort here[1] in 1711. The fort has some resemblance to an ancient castle. As many as 6000 troops have been encamped on the plain near it. Pop. 846."

Research Tips



  1. Postcard with image of Fort Chambly
    Source:Bibliothèque nationale du Québec (BNQ), Digital Collections: Postcards