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Sainte-Élisabeth, Québec, Canada - Église de Ste-Élisabeth-de-Joliette, Lanaudière, Québec 2411, rue Principale, Sainte-Élisabeth, QUÉBEC Established 1802

The parish of Sainte-Élisabeth is located in the administrative region of Lanaudière and is part of the regional county municipality of D'Autray. It occupies an area of more than 81 square kilometers. The Bayonne River crosses the municipality.

In the 17th century, the municipality of Sainte-Élisabeth was part of the La Noraye and Berthier seigniories, but towards the end of the century, particularly in 1798, it became a religious parish and took the name of Sainte-Élisabeth of Hungary.

Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, was a princess who died at the age of 84 in 1231 and to whom the composer Franz Liszt dedicated an oratorio.

Today, it is an agricultural municipality, there are several industrialized sugar bushes. In addition, a red deer breeding farm is located in Sainte-Élisabeth.

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Église de Ste-Élisabeth-de-Joliette, Lanaudière, Québec
2411, rue Principale, Sainte-Élisabeth, QUÉ
Sainte-Élisabeth, Québec, Canada

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Église de Ste-Élisabeth-de-Joliette, Lanaudière, Québec
2411, rue Principale, Sainte-Élisabeth, QUÉBEC
Established 1802

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1802 - Église de Sainte-Élisabeth established at Sainte-Élisabeth
In 1798, it became a religious parish and took the name of Sainte-Élisabeth of Hungary.
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1832 - LANORAYE and DAUTRE
- In this S. cultivation is in a very advanced state, about two thirds being thickly settled, of which the parish of St. Elisabeth in the rear, the banks of the St. Lawrence, the coteau St. Martin and that of Ste. Emily are perhaps the most flourishing. There is no village; but good houses with substantial and extensive farm-buildings, are dispersed over it in all parts... - In the Parish of Ste. Elizabeth the extent of ungranted lands is supposed to be equal to 50 farms, without a road and unsurveyed. The lands granted under French tenure are held at 4 livres per arpent.

Population 4371
Churches, R.C. 1
Schools 1
Corn-mills 1
A Topographical Dictionary of The Province of Lower Canada by Joseph Bouchette, Esq., London, 1832
In the 19th century, the municipality was populated by about five thousand inhabitants and its economy flourished thanks to agriculture and forestry.
Around the middle of the century, there were two flour mills, three sawmills, five inns, a foundry, a potashry, a brickyard and a lime kiln. At the time, Sainte-Élisabeth was the capital of the Joliette region and it housed the courthouse.
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1873
ST. ELIZABETH, a post village and parish in Juliette co., Que., on the River Bayonne, 45 miles N.E. of Montreal. The village contains an agricultural implement factory, tannery, and several Stores. Pop. 460; of parish 2,273.
Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
1895 - Saint Elizabeth
Saint Eliz'abeth, a post-village in Joliette co., Quebec, on the river Bayonne, 45 miles N.E. of Montreal. It has an agricultural-implement factory, a tannery, and several stores. Pop. 460.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
2023 - Here is a list of places to go and things to do in and around Sainte-Élisabeth:
Parc régional de la Forêt Ouareau:

Begin your adventure by exploring Parc régional de la Forêt Ouareau, a vast natural park with an extensive network of hiking trails, perfect for both beginners and experienced hikers. You can hike, snowshoe, or cross-country ski through the lush forests, enjoy picnics by the lakes, and appreciate the stunning landscapes.

Lac Maskinongé:

If you're into water activities, head to Lac Maskinongé, a beautiful lake that's great for swimming, kayaking, canoeing, and fishing. There are several public access points around the lake, so you can choose your favorite spot for a relaxing day by the water.

Vignoble Saint-Gabriel:

Wine enthusiasts should visit Vignoble Saint-Gabriel, a local winery that produces high-quality wines. Take a tour of the vineyard, learn about the winemaking process, and, of course, sample some delicious wines. It's a great way to spend an afternoon with friends or family.

Golf Saint-Jean-de-Matha:

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