Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
July 2007

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




Drummond, a county in southern Quebec, lies west of the Arthabaska county, and has been for many years united with it for electoral purposes. It derives its name from Sir Gordon Drummond (q.v.), administrator of Canada (1814-5). It is drained by the St. Francis river. Chief town, Drummondville. Pop. 36,683. See J. C. St. Amant, Un coin des cantons de l’Est (Drummondville, Quebec, 1932).

Source: W. Stewart WALLACE, The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 238.


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