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Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-la-Petite-Rivière)

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Where is Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec, Canada? 

Located near Baie-St-Paul. Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, a community in the regional county municipality of Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada


Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-la-Petite-Rivière)

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(Petite-Rivière-Saint-François) - In 1675, the Seminary of Quebec, owner of the Beaupré Seignory that stretched from Beauport to Baie-Saint-Paul, granted land to Claude Bouchard, followed by another 15 concessions until the end of the 17th century.
The settlement, the oldest in the Charlevoix region, grew at the mouth of the Little River in a...Read MORE...

1710 - Église de Saint-François-Xavier established at Petite-Rivière-Saint-François

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1832 - The Parish of Petite Riviere, Cote de Beaupre,
by a regulation of Sept. 20, 1721, confirmed by a decree of the council of state, March. 3, 1722,...Read MORE...

(Petite-Rivière-Saint-François) In 1845, it was incorporated but the municipality was abolished in 1847. In 1855, it was reestablished as the Parish Municipality of Saint-François-Xavier-de-la-Petite-Rivière.
In common use, the place remained known as just Petite-Rivière.
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1873
LA PETITE RIVIERE ST FRANCOIS. a post office in Charlevoix co., Que., 10 miles from St Paul's Bay.
Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873

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