TERREBONNE, a county in the S.W. part of Quebec, has an area of 345,302 acres. It is drained by the North River, which flows into the Ottawa, and otter small streams. Capital, St. Jerome. Pop. 19,591.
TERREBONNE, an incorporated town of Quebec, in the co. of Terrebonne, beautifully situated on the River Jesas (a branch of the Ottawa), 16 miles N. of Montreal. It has a Roman Catholic college, with 17 professors and an average yearly attendance of 200 pupils, a large Roman Catholic church, an Episcopal church, agencies of 2 telegraph and several assurance and insurance companies, saw, grist and carding mills, and manufactories of cloth, leather, iron castings and agricultural implements. It possesses unsurpassed water power; there are extensive limestone quarries in the vicinity Pop. 1,050.
Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
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