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"Saint Nicholas, nik'o-las, a post-village in Levis co., Quebec, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, 15 miles above Quebec. It contains saw- and grist-mills and 6 stores."

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


The city is located 17 km southwest of QUÉBEC CITY on the South Shore of the St Lawrence River and to the west of Rivière CHAUDIÈRE. It is a thriving residential suburb of Québec City, linked to the city of SAINTE-FOY, on the opposite shore of the St Lawrence, by the Pierre-Laporte suspension bridge and the old, cantilever Québec Bridge.

The old parish of Saint-Nicolas, settled in the last quarter of the 17th century and founded in 1694, takes its name from an old Normandy parish, Saint-Nicolas-de-la-Ferté. Saint-Nicolas, which had a population of 700 at the end of the 18th century, was set up as a parish municipality in 1855. It became a town in 1962...

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  • 1668 - Saint-Nicolas founded

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  • 1694 - Église de Saint-Nicholas established at Saint-Nicholas

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  • 1694 - The mission St. Nicolas de la Province de Quebec is established this year.

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  • Saint-Nicolas, Lévis, Québec, Canada

  • 1832 - The Parish of St. Nicolas,
    by the regulation of Sept. 20, 1721, confirmed by an order in council of Mar. 3, 1722, extends 3 leagues and 17 arpents in front from the R....Read MORE...


  • 1873
    ST. NICHOLAS, a thriving post village in Levis co. Que., on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, 15 miles above Quebec. It contains saw and grist mills, ...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Saint Nicolas, a post-village of Levis co., Quebec, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, 15 miles above Quebec, on the Intercolonial R.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

  • Saint-Nicolas
    Saint-Nicolas, Qué, City, pop 16 645 (2001c), 15 594 (1996c), 14 431 (1991cA), area 95.09 km2, inc 1994 with the amalgamation of the municipalities...Read MORE...


  • 2002 - Saint-Nicolas merged with the City of Lévis, Quebec in 2002.

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