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ⓘ La Bostonnais, Quebec




La Bostonnais, Quebec
                                     

ⓘ La Bostonnais, Quebec

La Bostonnais is a municipality in the Mauricie region of the province of Quebec in Canada. The community is about 10 kilometres north of La Tuques town centre along Quebec Route 155.

The municipality takes its name from the nearby Bostonnais and streams Bostonnais. This name probably came from originally an American from Boston, who joined the Abenaki in the early 19th century. In 1823 he appealed to the Abenaki people by the name of Jean-Baptiste Bostonnais which was one of his daughters was baptized in Trois-rivières. Family Bostonnais had their hunting territory in the area where the namesake rivers flow.

                                     
  • toponymie du Quebec Geographical Names Board of Quebec La Tuque urban agglomeration Zec Kiskissink Lake Kiskissink Grand Lake Bostonnais Bostonnais River
  • Lac - Surimau and Rapides - des - Cedres. City of La Tuque: Former city of La Tuque municipalities of La Bostonnais La Corche, Lac - Edouard Village of Parent
  • Wayagamac Little Bostonnais River Petit lac Wayagamac Saint - Maurice River La Tuque urban agglomeration La Tuque, Quebec Mauricie Zec de la Bessonne Canada
  • the Saint - Maurice River, the whole area of Lac - Edouard, Quebec the valley of the Bostonnais River and that of the Metabetchouane. The name Batiscan
  • Mekinac Lac du Fou Mekinac Gouin Reservoir Lac Grand, Quebec Grand Lake Bostonnais Grand Lac Nominingue Lake Guindon Lac Guillaume - Delisle Lake Hackett Mekinac
  • City of La Tuque as part of the early 2000s municipal reorganization in Quebec but following a 2004 referendum, the Municipalities of La Bostonnais and Lac - Edouard
  • riviere Croche Nord Bostonnais Borgia River Pequaquasoui River Bostonnais Chenal Stewart River Bostonnais River tributary Little Bostonnais Le Fouet River
  • Couvert Ducharme, one of the two covered bridges in La Bostonnais was named after him. La Tuque, Quebec Laviolette Provincial Electoral District Mauricie

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