La Pêche, Quebec

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La Pêche
Skyline of La Pêche
Location within Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais RCM.
Location within Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais RCM.
La Pêche is located in Western Quebec
La Pêche
La Pêche
Location in western Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°41′N 75°59′W / 45.683°N 75.983°W / 45.683; -75.983Coordinates: 45°41′N 75°59′W / 45.683°N 75.983°W / 45.683; -75.983[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Outaouais
RCM Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais
Constituted January 1, 1975
 • Mayor Guillaume Lamoureux
 • Federal riding Pontiac
 • Prov. riding Gatineau
 • Total 616.50 km2 (238.03 sq mi)
 • Land 584.65 km2 (225.73 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 7,619
 • Density 13.0/km2 (34/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 1.9%
 • Dwellings 4,490
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0X 2W0
Area code(s) 819
Highways Route 105
Route 366

La Pêche (French pronunciation: ​[la pɛːʃ], Quebec French pronunciation: [la paɪ̯ʃ]) is a municipality along both sides of the Gatineau River in Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais Regional County Municipality in the Outaouais region of Quebec, Canada, about 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of downtown Gatineau. It comprises the following villages and communities:

  • Duclos
  • East-Aldfield
  • Edelweiss
  • Farrellton
  • Lac-des-Loups (Wolf Lake)
  • Lascelles, Rupert and Alcove
  • Sainte-Cécile-de-Masham
  • Saint-François-de-Masham
  • Saint-Louis-de-Masham
  • Wakefield

Bordering on the north side of the Gatineau Park, La Pêche provides multiple access points to this park.

La Pêche was declared Quebec's first and Canada's second fair trade town on November 9, 2007.


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