Abitibi County: Populated Places Table

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Canada Gotoarrow.png Quebec Gotoarrow.png Abitibi County

How Each Column Helps You With Your Research

1. POPULATED PLACE column: names the "populated place" or "location" of interest.

2. FORMER NAME, if applicable column: if the location was known by another name, it is listed here (a year of name change is given, if known).

3. TYPE column: gives type of location (i.e. village, town, city, etc.) - the size definition varies per province.

4. FHL CATALOG column: links to the "catagories of sources" available in the Family History Library for this populated place or location.

5. WIKIPEDIA column: links to background information regarding this location or its county if Wikipedia does not have an article for that specific place.

Useful Websites

  • Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB) - gives brief information about a place, including historic names/places. For historic information, scroll to #3, and click Formerly Official, also try with All.
  • Google Maps - shows the whereabouts of places on a map.
  • Google Images - shows pictures/photos/old maps (sometimes) of a place.
  • WorldCat - shows sources (books, maps, etc.) at various libraries/repositories, etc. for a place.


  • Listed below are the populated places in this district, according to the Répertoire toponymique du Québec, 1978.[1] This gazetteer is used as the source of locations or populated places in the Family History Library Catalog for the Province of Québec.
  • If you wish the current division, where your Populated Place now exists, check the Canadian Geographical Names Data Base listed above.

Populated Places Table

1 2 3 4 5


FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE



Amos       Link   Link
Berry        Link   Link
Castagnier        Link   Link
Champneuf        Link   Link
Colombourg       Link   Link
Despinassy       Link   Link
Guyenne       Link   Link
La Corne        Link   Link
La Ferme        Link   Link
La Morandière        Link   Link
La Motte       Link   Link
 La Reine        Link   Link
La Tuque          Link   Link
Lac-Castagnier         Link   Link
Launay   Canton    Link   Link 
Manneville       Link   Link
Rochebaucourt       Link  Link
Saint-Dominique-du-Rosaire        Link   Link
Saint-Félix-de-Dalquier        Link   Link
Saint-Marc-de-Figuery       Link   Link
Saint-Mathieu         Link   Link
Saint-Maurice-de-Dalquier          Link   Link
Saint-Nazaire-de-Berry        Link   Link
Sainte-Gertrude-Manneville         Link   Link
Senneterre        Link   Link
Val-d'Or         Link   Link
Villemontel        Link   Link


  1. Répertoire toponymique du Québec, 1978, (Québec, Québec : Éditeur officiel, c1979 ). FHL book 971.4 E5r