Saint-Antonin, Quebec


Location within Rivière-du-Loup RCM

Location in eastern Quebec

Coordinates: 47°46′N 69°29′W / 47.767°N 69.483°W / 47.767; -69.483Coordinates: 47°46′N 69°29′W / 47.767°N 69.483°W / 47.767; -69.483[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Bas-Saint-Laurent
RCM Rivière-du-Loup
Constituted August 30, 1856
  Mayor Réal Thibault
  Federal riding Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup
  Prov. riding Rivière-du-Loup-Témiscouata
  Total 175.10 km2 (67.61 sq mi)
  Land 175.94 km2 (67.93 sq mi)
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Population (2011)[3]
  Total 4,027
  Density 22.9/km2 (59/sq mi)
  Pop 2006-2011 Increase 6.5%
  Dwellings 1,650
Postal code(s) G0L 2J0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
A-85 (TCH)

Route 185 (TCH)

Saint-Antonin is a municipality in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region of Quebec, Canada, a few kilometres south of the city of Rivière-du-Loup, in Rivière-du-Loup Regional County Municipality. The municipality is named after Louis-Antonin or Antoine Proulx (1810-1896), priest of Fraserville (Rivière-du-Loup) and was founded in 1856.

On November 1, 2014, Saint-Antonin was changed from a parish municipality to a (regular) municipality.[4]


Saint Antonin Church
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