Saint-Évariste-de-Forsyth, Quebec

Beauce-Sartigan Regional County Municipality Chaudière-Appalaches Quebec
Saint-Évariste-de-Forsyth
Roman Catholic Church serving the parish of Saint-Évariste.
Roman Catholic Church serving the parish of Saint-Évariste.
Location within Beauce-Sartigan RCM.
Location within Beauce-Sartigan RCM.
Saint-Évariste-de-Forsyth is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Évariste-de-Forsyth
Saint-Évariste-de-Forsyth
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°56′N 70°57′W / 45.933°N 70.950°W / 45.933; -70.950Coordinates: 45°56′N 70°57′W / 45.933°N 70.950°W / 45.933; -70.950[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionChaudière-Appalaches
RCMBeauce-Sartigan
ConstitutedMarch 1, 1870
Government
 • MayorGaétan Bégin
 • Federal ridingBeauce
 • Prov. ridingBeauce-Sud
Area
 • Total112.00 km2 (43.24 sq mi)
 • Land111.22 km2 (42.94 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total525
 • Density4.7/km2 (12/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 18.9%
 • Dwellings
310
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)418 and 581
Highways Route 108
Websitewww.st-evariste.qc.ca

Saint-Évariste-de-Forsyth is a municipality in the Municipalité régionale de comté de Beauce-Sartigan in Quebec, Canada. It is part of the Chaudière-Appalaches region and the population is 647 at the 2006 census.

As with several other municipalities located in the Eastern Townships, Saint-Évariste-de-Forsyth derives its name from its Roman Catholic parish and its township. The parish is named after Pope Evaristus and the township after lumber baron James Bell Forsyth.

References

  1. ^ Reference number 56488 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 29025 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2429025) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.