Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
July 2005

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


Frontenac County


Frontenac, a county in Quebec, bordering on the state of Maine, and lying between Compton and Beauce counties. It is named after the Comte de Frontenac. Only about onethird of the land is under cultivation, the remainder being a forest area, where lumbering is extensively carried on. The county town is Megantic. Pop. 28,596 [in 1948].

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 403. 


© 2005 Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College