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Saint Zotique, Quebec

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Country  Canada
Time zone  EST (UTC−5)
Area code(s)  450 and 579
Area  50.3 km²
Province  Québec
Constituted  May 27, 1967
Postal code(s)  J0P 1Z0
Highways A-20  Route 338
Population  6,773 (2011)
Local time  Tuesday 9:47 PM
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Weather  2°C, Wind W at 3 km/h, 99% Humidity
RCMs  Montérégie, Vaudreuil-Soulanges Regional County Municipality

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. It is named for Saint Zoticus of Comana. The municipality resides on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River and Lake Saint Francis and along the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor, the most populated area in Canada.

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Map of Saint-Zotique, QC, Canada

History

The first economic activities in the region started in the 18th century with 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.

Attractions

The town is home to a popular beach which can accommodate as many as 10,000 people. Located on Lac Saint-François, nautical sports are among the region's most popular activities and the town also has a golf course.

Transportation

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.

References

Saint-Zotique, Quebec Wikipedia


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