Les Etchemins Regional County Municipality
Les Etchemins is a regional county municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of eastern Quebec, Canada. It is named for the Etchemin River which finds its source in the region, as well as Etchemin Lake. Lac-Etchemin is the seat of the RCM. Les Etchemins can be found on the Maine border, southeast of Quebec City.
|Coordinates: 46°24′N 70°21′W|
|Effective||January 1, 1982|
|• Prefect||Hector Provençal|
|• Total||1,819.40 km2 (702.47 sq mi)|
|• Land||1,810.05 km2 (698.86 sq mi)|
|• Density||9.1/km2 (24/sq mi)|
| • Change|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||418 and 581|
There are 13 subdivisions within the RCM:
- Reference number 141072 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
- Geographic code 280 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
- "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Les Etchemins, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved November 28, 2019.
- Official Transport Quebec Road Map
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