Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
January 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


Arthabaska County

Arthabaska, county, is in southern Quebec, and is bounded by Drummond, Nicolet, Megantic, Wolfe, and Richmond counties. For electoral purposes it has long been united with Drummond county. It is drained by the Nicolet river and its branches. Its largest town is Victoriaville ; but the county seat is Arthabaska. Pop. 30,039 [in 1948].

Source: W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. 1, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 398p., p. 111.


© 2005 Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College