Lac-Poulin is a village in the Beauce-Sartigan Regional County Municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec, Canada. Its population was 134 as of 2011. Lac-Poulin is an enclave of Saint-Benoît-Labre.
Location within Beauce-Sartigan RCM.
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|Constituted||March 5, 1959|
|• Mayor||Denis Drouin|
|• Federal riding||Beauce|
|• Prov. riding||Beauce-Sud|
|• Total||1.60 km2 (0.62 sq mi)|
|• Land||0.88 km2 (0.34 sq mi)|
|• Density||153.0/km2 (396/sq mi)|
|• Pop 2006-2011||0.7%|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||418 and 581|
|Highways||No major routes|
Lac-Poulin is named after the lake it surrounds (Poulin), which was named after the first settler Claude Poulin. The first settlers QUEBEC included Claude Poulin (1614-1687) a carpenter, born in St Maclou, Rouen, Normandie, France and his wife Jeanne Mercier (1621-1687)born in Luçon, Eure-et-Loir, Centre, France. Poulin itself is a common last name in the region. The village is mainly a summer vacation site.
- Commission de toponymie du Québec
- Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire
Annual Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, Volumes 1-10 9-10 Edward VII., A.1910 Page 186 By Geographic Board of Canada