Saint-Zotique, Quebec


Saint-Zotique, Quebec

Infobox Settlement
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subdivision_type = Country
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subdivision_type1 = Province
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subdivision_type2 = Region
subdivision_name2 = Montérégie
subdivision_type3 = RCM
subdivision_name3 = Vaudreuil-Soulanges
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leader_title =Mayor
leader_name =Gaëtane Legault
leader_title1 =Federal MP
(Vaudreuil—Soulanges)
leader_name1 =Meili Faille
(Bloc Québécois)
leader_title2 =Quebec MNA
(Soulanges)
leader_name2 =Lucie Charlebois
(Parti Libéral du Québec)
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established_title = Constitution
established_date = 27 May, 1967
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population_total =5 610
population_density_km2 =222.7
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timezone = EST
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coor_type = 1250, rue Principale
latd=45 |latm=14 |lats=30 |latNS=N
longd=74 |longm=14 |longs=53 |longEW=W
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website = [http://www.st-zotique.com/ www.st-zotique.com]
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Saint-Zotique is a Quebec municipality located within the Vaudreuil-Soulanges Regional County Municipality in the Montérégie region located about 45 minutes west of Montreal.

History

The first economic activities in the region started in the 18th century when forest exploitation and agriculture. Saint-Zotique officially became parish near 1850 when it was demerged from the parish of Saint-Polycarpe located a few kilometers to the north and the village was formed in 1913 and eventually merged in the late 1960s. [http://www.st-zotique.com/municipalite/mairie/default.htm]

Features and Transportation

Saint-Zotique is located on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River and Lac Saint-François and along the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor, the most populated area in Canada. Located on Route 338 and just south of Autoroute 20 near the Ontario-Quebec border, it is easily accessible from the busiest transportation corridor of the country with direct links to Montreal, Cornwall and Toronto.

The town is home to a popular beach which can attract as much as 10 000 people. [http://www.st-zotique.com/municipalite/vivre/default.htm] Located near Lac Saint-François, nautical sports are among the most popular activities in the region and the town also has a golf course.

Geographic Location

Geographic Location (8-way)
Centre = Saint-Zotique
North = Saint-Polycarpe
Northeast =
East = Les Coteaux
Southeast =
South = "Saint Lawrence River"
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West = Rivière-Beaudette
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ee also

* List of municipalities in Quebec

References

* [http://www.mamr.gouv.qc.ca/accueil.asp/ Affaires Municipales et Regions Quebec]
* [http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/profiles/community/Index.cfm?Lang=E/ Statistics Canada]
* [http://www.elections.ca/pas/39ge/39official.pdf/ Elections Canada Results - 39th General Election (2006)]
* [http://www.monvote.qc.ca/en/ Director General of Quebec Elections]
* [http://www.inforoutiere.qc.ca/fr/carte_routiere/index.asp Official Transport Quebec Road Map]

External links

* [http://www.st-zotique.com/municipalite/default.htm Website of Saint-Zotique, Quebec] fr icon
* [http://www.st-zotique.com/plage/default.htm Municipal Beach Website] fr icon
* [http://www.st-zotique.com/municipalite/carte/default.htm#carte Map of the Vaudreuil-Soulanges region]


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