Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
March 2005

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


Ville Lasalle


Ville Lasalle, a town in Jacques Cartier county, Quebec, on the southern shore of the island of Montreal, at the head of the Lachine rapids, and on the Canadian Pacific Railway, 10 miles west of Montreal. It was incorporated in 1912, and was named in honour of Cavelier de la Salle, who built a fort here. It is mainly a residential centre.

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. VI, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 398p., p. 243.


© 2005 Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College