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Saint-Camille-de-Lellis, Quebec

Saint-Camille-de-Lellis is a parish in the Les Etchemins Regional County Municipality in Quebec, Canada. It is part of the Chaudière-Appalaches region and the population is 844 as of the Canada 2011 Census. It is named after Saint Camillus de Lellis, but also commemorates Reverend Camille-Stanislas Brochu, first priest of the parish.

Saint-Camille-de-Lellis
Location within Les Etchemins RCM.
Location within Les Etchemins RCM.
Saint-Camille-de-Lellis is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Camille-de-Lellis
Saint-Camille-de-Lellis
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°27′N 70°11′W / 46.450°N 70.183°W / 46.450; -70.183Coordinates: 46°27′N 70°11′W / 46.450°N 70.183°W / 46.450; -70.183[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionChaudière-Appalaches
RCMLes Etchemins
ConstitutedJanuary 11, 1904
Named forCamillus de Lellis[1]
Government
 • MayorAdélard Couture
 • Federal ridingLévis—Bellechasse
 • Prov. ridingBellechasse
Area
 • Total251.50 km2 (97.10 sq mi)
 • Land251.51 km2 (97.11 sq mi)
 There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total844
 • Density3.4/km2 (9/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 6.6%
 • Dwellings
482
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)418 and 581
Highways Route 204
Route 281
Websitewww.saint-camille.net

Saint-Camille-de-Lellis lies on the Canada–United States border.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Reference number 55777 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 28070 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2428070) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.

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