Tingwick, Quebec

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Tingwick
Location within Arthabaska RCM.
Location within Arthabaska RCM.
Tingwick is located in Southern Quebec
Tingwick
Tingwick
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°53′N 72°57′W / 45.883°N 72.950°W / 45.883; -72.950Coordinates: 45°53′N 72°57′W / 45.883°N 72.950°W / 45.883; -72.950[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionCentre-du-Québec
RCMArthabaska
ConstitutedDecember 12, 1981
Government
 • MayorPaul-Émile Simoneau
 • Federal ridingRichmond—Arthabaska
 • Prov. ridingDrummond–Bois-Francs
Area
 • Total170.10 km2 (65.68 sq mi)
 • Land169.68 km2 (65.51 sq mi)
Population
 • Total1,395
 • Density8.2/km2 (21/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 4.3%
Demonym(s)Tingwickois
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)819
Geographical code39025
Websitewww.tingwick.ca

Tingwick is a Canadian municipality of Quebec established in Arthabaska Regional County Municipality, Quebec.

Geography[edit]

The Municipality of Tingwick is located inside Tingwick township that is part of Eastern Townships. There are 2 rivers: Rivière des Pins and Rivière des Rosiers (It was also called Trout River).

Sport[edit]

Skiing centre at mount Gleason.

Economy[edit]

Agriculture: milk production, pig and maple sugar.

Building[edit]

  • Catholic church Saint Patrick since 1857.
  • Primary school Saint-Coeur-de-Marie.

Event[edit]

Festival "Rodeo Mecanique" in August.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 381429 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec ‹See Tfd›(in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 39025 in the official Répertoire des municipalités ‹See Tfd›(in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2439025) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.