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Saint-Narcisse-de-Beaurivage, Quebec

Lotbinière Regional County Municipality Chaudière-Appalaches Quebec
Saint-Narcisse-de-Beaurivage
View of the village.
View of the village.
Location within Lotbinière RCM.
Location within Lotbinière RCM.
Saint-Narcisse-de-Beaurivage is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Narcisse-de-Beaurivage
Saint-Narcisse-de-Beaurivage
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°29′N 71°14′W / 46.483°N 71.233°W / 46.483; -71.233Coordinates: 46°29′N 71°14′W / 46.483°N 71.233°W / 46.483; -71.233[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionChaudière-Appalaches
RCMLotbinière
ConstitutedMay 1, 1874
Government
 • MayorDenis Dion
 • Federal ridingLotbinière—
Chutes-de-la-Chaudière
 • Prov. ridingLotbinière-Frontenac
Area
 • Total60.80 km2 (23.48 sq mi)
 • Land61.91 km2 (23.90 sq mi)
 There is an apparent contradiction between two authoritative sources
Population
 • Total1,091
 • Density17.6/km2 (46/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 11.9%
 • Dwellings
429
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)418 and 581
HighwaysNo major routes
Websitewww.saintnarcisse
debeaurivage.ca

Saint-Narcisse-de-Beaurivage is a parish municipality in the Lotbinière Regional County Municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec, Canada. Its population is 1,091 as of the Canada 2011 Census. It was named after the Narcisse Dionne, an early benefactor of the parish. Beaurivage is associated to the seigneurie of Beaurivage, also known as Saint-Gilles.

Trivia

On August 26, 1972, five days after escaping from Saint-Vincent-de-Paul jail in Laval, Quebec, notorious French criminal Jacques Mesrine and his Quebec accomplice Jean-Paul Mercier robbed the Caisse populaire of Saint-Narcisse-de-Beaurivage. Ten minutes earlier, they had robbed the caisse of Saint-Bernard, for a total of $26,000 that day.[4]

References

  1. ^ Reference number 57278 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 33030 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2433030) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  4. ^ "Jacques Mesrine". Les grands criminels. Retrieved 2009-05-08.