MASKINONGE, a county in the western part of Quebec, having Lake St. Peter, an expansion of the St. Lawrence, for its S.E. boundary. Area 2,061,327 acres. The north western part of the county is drained by the Gatineau and Du Lièvre rivers, and some of their tributaries, and the south eastern part by the Maskinonge and Du Loup rivers and several other streams, some flowing into the St. Lawrence others into the St. Maurice. Capital, Riviere du Loup en haut. Pop. 15,079.
MASKINONGE, a thriving post village and river port in Maskinonge co., Que., on the north shore of the St. Lawrence, 30 miles S.W. of Three Rivers It contains a telegraph office and several stores Pop. 250.
Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
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