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Subject: Saint-Charles-de-Bellechasse, Quebec, Communauté métropolitaine de Québec, Saint-Henri, Quebec, Greater Quebec, Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis
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Saint-Henri, Chaudière-Appalaches, Quebec

Saint-Henri Church
Saint-Henri Church
Location within Bellechasse RCM.
Location within Bellechasse RCM.
Saint-Henri is located in Southern Quebec
Location in province of Quebec.
Coordinates: [1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM Bellechasse
Constituted October 9, 1976
 • Mayor Yvon Bruneau
 • Federal riding Lévis—Bellechasse
 • Prov. riding Bellechasse
 • Total 124.20 km2 (47.95 sq mi)
 • Land 122.29 km2 (47.22 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 5,023
 • Density 41.1/km2 (106/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 22.7%
 • Dwellings 2,145
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0R 3E0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 173
Route 218
Route 275
Route 277
Website .ca.qc saint-henri

Saint-Henri is a municipality of 4,784 people, 20 km south of Lévis, in the Bellechasse Regional County Municipality. It is sometimes known as Saint-Henri-de-Lévis, and was historically known as Saint-Henri-de-Lauzon.

It used to belong to the former Desjardins Regional County Municipality, but decided to join Bellechasse in 2000 when the new city of Lévis was created. Saint-Henri felt it did not belong with a mostly urban RCM, and would fit better with Bellechasse, which has a largely rural base. Now, Saint-Henri is the biggest town in this RCM, followed by Saint-Anselme and Sainte-Claire. The Etchemin River crosses the municipality and one hydroelectric dam is found in Saint-Henri. On November 6, 1775, Benedict Arnold is said to have visited the village on his way to attack Quebec City. The largest local business is Olymel, a meat processing factory.


  1. ^ Commission de toponymie du QuébecReference number 72562 of the (French)
  2. ^ a b Répertoire des municipalitésGeographic code 19068 in the official (French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2419068) Census Profile".  

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