Massueville, Quebec

Massueville is a village municipality in Pierre-De Saurel Regional County Municipality, Quebec, Canada. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 516.

Location within Pierre-De Saurel RCM.
Location within Pierre-De Saurel RCM.
Massueville is located in Southern Quebec
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°55′N 72°56′W / 45.917°N 72.933°W / 45.917; -72.933Coordinates: 45°55′N 72°56′W / 45.917°N 72.933°W / 45.917; -72.933[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RCMPierre-De Saurel
ConstitutedMarch 25, 1903
 • MayorDenis Marion
 • Federal ridingBas-Richelieu—
 • Prov. ridingRichelieu
 • Total1.30 km2 (0.50 sq mi)
 • Land1.65 km2 (0.64 sq mi)
 There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
 • Total516
 • Density312.5/km2 (809/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 0.8%
 • Dwellings
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways Route 239
Census profile2453010[4]
MAMROT info53010[2]
Toponymie info39638[1]

It is named after Gaspard-Aimé Massue, landowner.[5] Its sister municipality is Saint-Aimé. The town lies the banks of the Yamaska river.

Fire involving an abandoned convent

The core of the town is composed of several well kept heritage houses. Massueville had a big fire near the church in an abandoned convent on 27 October 2006.


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b Reference number 39638 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 53010 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: BAS-RICHELIEU--NICOLET--BÉCANCOUR (Quebec)
  4. ^ a b c "(Code 2453010) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  5. ^ Community Profile
  6. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  7. ^ "(Code 2453010) Community Profiles". 2006 census. Statistics Canada. 2007.