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What is the history of Beauceville, Québec, Canada ?

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(Saint-François-de-Beauce)

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"Saint François de la Beauce, såN" frôxo'swā' deh lābūce, a post-village of Quebec, capital of the co. of Beauce, on the river Chaudière, 54 miles S. of Quebec. It contains 8 stores, 7 saw-mills, a tannery, a potash-factory, and valuable gold-mines. Pop., 500."

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 history of the Beauceville area goes back to 1737 when the Seigneury Rigaud de Vaudreuil, or Saint-François-de-la-Nouvelle-Beauce, was granted to François-Pierre de Rigaud de Vaudreuil (1703-79). The name Nouvelle-Beauce refers to the Beauce Region of France, famous for its wheat production.

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  • Beauceville, Québec, Canada
    Église de Saint-François-d’Assise
    226, av. Lambert, Beauceville, QUÉBEC
    Established 1835
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