ⓘ Saint-Casimir, Quebec


ⓘ Saint-Casimir, Quebec

Saint-Casimir is a small village of about 1800 people in the Portneuf Regional County Municipality in the province of Quebec, Canada. It is located on the Sainte-Anne River, about 80 kilometres southwest of Quebec City and 50 kilometres northeast of Trois-Rivieres.

It was founded in 1836 on people who came from Sainte-Anne-de-La-Perade following to the East along the Sainte-Anne.

The name of Saint-Casimir was given in honor of Mr. Casimirs Sake, a notary who paid for the construction of the Church, which is in the top 10 of the most beautiful churches in the province of Quebec. In turn, the Church, and the town is named in honor of St. Casimir, patron of Poland, Lithuania, and youth.

Two provincial numbered roads go through St-Casimir: route 354 East-West from Sainte-Anne-de-La-Perade Saint-Raymond and route 363 South-North - from Deschambault to Lac-AUX-Sables. Both roads lead to highway 40, the Montreal-québec city link on the North shore.

Five rivers run in Saint-Casimir: Sainte-Anne, Niagarette little Niagarette, Blanche and Noir.

Saint-Casimir is a cave in "Trou-du-Diable" "devils hole". This is the second longest cave in québec, at 980 metres 3.220 ft. It was formed by the former tributary to the Sainte-Anne river, which left behind stream. Many tourists come to visit and go through it every summer.

This is the place where the poet Alain Grandbois was born in 1900.

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  • representing the Province of Quebec in 1907 at age 80, Dessaulles served for 23 years before dying at age 102. Dessaulles was born in Saint - Hyacinthe, Lower Canada
  • Rene Matte born February 11, 1935 in Saint - Casimir Quebec died February 2016 at Chambly, Quebec was a Canadian politician and a Member of the House
  • Deschambault - Grondines Saint - Marc - des - Carrieres Saint - Casimir Saint - Ubalde Montauban - les - Mines Lac - aux - Sables List of Quebec provincial highways Distances
  • politician in Quebec Canada and a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec MLA He was born in Saint - Casimir Quebec in the Greater Quebec City Area
  • Charles - François Baillargeon, archbishop of Quebec The mission became a parish in 1866 by separating from Saint - Casimir In 1873, the civil parish was formed
  • Saint - Raymond, also called Saint - Raymond de Portneuf, is a city in Quebec Canada, located about 63 kilometres 39 mi north - west of Quebec City. It is
  • riviere - à - Pierre, Saint - Alban and Saint - Casimir in the Portneuf Regional County Municipality, in the administrative region of Capitale - Nationale, in Quebec in Canada
  • Portneuf County is a historic county in Quebec Canada west of Quebec City on the Saint Lawrence River in Canada. The county seat was Cap - Sante. Previously
  • the junction of trains from Montreal to Quebec City, Saguenay - Lac - Saint - Jean, Haut - Saint - Maurice upper Saint - Maurice region and Abitibi. Since its origins
  • issued a commemorative stamp featuring Sir Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski on the 150th anniversary of his birth. Casimir Gzowski was the great - great - grandfather