Beauharnois, Quebec

Beauharnois (/bˈhɑːrnwɑː/)[5] is a city located in the Beauharnois-Salaberry Regional County Municipality of southwestern Quebec, Canada, and is part of the Greater Montreal Area. The city’s population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 12,011. It is home to the Beauharnois Hydroelectric Power Station, as well as the Beauharnois Lock of the Saint Lawrence Seaway.

For other uses, see Beauharnois.
City in Quebec, Canada
Beauharnois

Location within Beauharnois-Salaberry RCM

Beauharnois
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates:

45°19′N73°52′W[1]

Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Beauharnois-Salaberry
Constituted January 1, 2002
Government

[2][3]
  Mayor Alain Dubuc
  Federal riding Salaberry—Suroît
  Prov. riding Beauharnois
Area

[2][4]
  Total 83.70 km2 (32.32 sq mi)
  Land 69.09 km2 (26.68 sq mi)
Population

 (2011)[4]
  Total 12,011
  Density 173.9/km2 (450/sq mi)
  Pop 2006-2011

0.8%
  Dwellings

5,585
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
  Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways
A-30
Route 132
Route 205
Route 236
Website ville.beauharnois.qc.ca

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Irregular soldiers in 19th century Beauharnois by Katherine Ellice (who was held prisoner here)

The Battle of Beauharnois was fought at Beauharnois in 1838, between Lower Canada loyalists and Patriote rebels.

As part of the 2000–2006 municipal reorganization in Quebec, the neighbouring towns of Maple Grove and Melocheville were amalgamated into Beauharnois on January 1, 2002.

The following locations reside within the municipality’s boundaries:[1]

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