Source:Québec, Canada. TOPOS sur le Web

Source TOPOS sur le Web
Place Québec, Canada
Subject Maps/Gazetteers
Publication information
Type Government / Church records
Publisher Commission de toponomymie Québec
Québec, Canada. TOPOS sur le Web. (Commission de toponomymie Québec).
TOPOS sur le Web website

The Commission de toponymie of Québec's data bank of official Québec place names. (in French)

This URL was revised 19 Jul 2017 and now provides that of the homepage for the Commission de toponymie Québec (the official Quebec commission for place names).

By typing the name of the place you are investigating into the box labelled "récherché" you are transferred to a page which gives the type of place and its co-ordinates. By clicking on the placename on this page you are transferred to another page with a historical desciption of the place (in French) and a few details of its links with other places. Copy and paste this description into Google Translate for a quick, satisfactory but probably copyrighted translation.