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(Saint-François-de-Beauce)

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Beauceville, Québec, Canada - Église de Saint-François-d’Assise 226, av. Lambert, Beauceville, QUÉBEC Established 1835 Source: Google maps

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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Église de Saint-François-d’Assise
226, av. Lambert, Beauceville, QUÉBEC
Established 1835
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Église de Saint-François-d’Assise
226, av. Lambert, Beauceville, QUÉBEC
Established 1835
Source: Google maps

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Its origins date back to 1737, when the Rigaud de Vaudreuil seigneury (also known as Saint-François-de-la-Nouvelle-Beauce) was granted to François-Pierre de Rigaud de Vaudreuil, the last governor of New France.
The name Nouvelle-Beauce was given to it in honor of the Beauce region of France.
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1765 - Parish is established at St-Francois-de-Beauce

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1895 - Saint François de la Beauce
Saint François de la Beauce, 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


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Beauceville is the first city in Beauce, and the first municipality incorporated as a city in 1904. Then, it was merged into Beauceville-Est in 1973 and even later, in 1998, with Saint-François-de-Beauce and Saint-François- West.

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Beauceville
Beauceville, Qué, Town, pop 6226 (2006c), 6261 (2001c), inc 1998. Beauceville was first incorporated as a town in 1904 and merged with Beauceville-Est in 1973. In 1998 it merged with Saint-François-de-Beauce (pop 1357, 1996c) and Saint-François-Ouest (pop 1263) to form the current municipality. Beauceville is located about 80 km southeast of Québec City on the Chaudière River. It is the county seat of the regional municipality of Robert-Cliché and its industries include commercial printing, dairy and cheese products, rubber recycling, wood and textiles.

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. Some of the early settlers came from the Québec City area, but more than 15 of the pioneering families, recruited in France, were faux... Read MORE...

2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in Beauceville and its surrounding areas:
Parc des Rapides de Beauceville: Start your visit with a relaxing stroll through Parc des Rapides. This beautiful park along the Chaudière River is perfect for picnics, hiking, and enjoying the scenic views of the river and its rapids.

Chaudière River: The Chaudière River offers great opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, and fishing. You can rent equipment locally or bring your own and enjoy a day on the water.

Véloroute de la Beauce: If you're a cycling enthusiast, the Véloroute de la Beauce is a must-visit. This network of bike paths and scenic routes allows you to explore the region on two wheels. You can even rent bicycles in town if you didn't bring your own.

Musée Marius-Barbeau: Immerse yourself in the local culture and history by visiting this museum. It's dedicated to preserving and showcasing the heritage of Beauceville and the Beauce region.

Église Saint-François: This historic church is an architectural gem and a prominent landmark in Beauceville. Even if... Read MORE...

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