Lac-Jacques-Cartier, Quebec

Lac-Jacques-Cartier is a large unorganized territory in the Capitale-Nationale region of Quebec, Canada, in the La Côte-de-Beaupré Regional County Municipality, making up more than 85% of this regional county. It is unpopulated and undeveloped, almost entirely part of the Jacques-Cartier National Park and the Laurentides Wildlife Reserve.

Location within La Côte-de-Beaupré RCM.
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 47°35′N 71°13′W[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RCMLa Côte-de-Beaupré
ConstitutedJanuary 1, 1986
  Federal ridingMontmorency—Charlevoix
  Prov. ridingCharlevoix–Côte-de-Beaupré
  Total4,286.40 km2 (1,654.99 sq mi)
  Land4,150.61 km2 (1,602.56 sq mi)
  Density0.0/km2 (0/sq mi)
  Pop 2006-2011
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Highways Route 175

Quebec Route 175 bisects the territory, and passes on the western shore of Lake Jacques-Cartier, after which the territory is named and source of the Jacques-Cartier River.


Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 0
  • Population in 2006: 0
  • Population in 2001: 0
  • Population in 1996: 0
  • Population in 1991: 3

See also


  1. Reference number 149588 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire - Répertoire des municipalités: Lac-Jacques-Cartier
  3. Statistics Canada 2011 Census - Lac-Jacques-Cartier census profile
  4. Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census

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