Gaspé-Est County: Populated Places Table

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Canada Gotoarrow.png Quebec Gotoarrow.png Gaspé-Est 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

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FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE



Anse-au-Griffon       Link   Link
Baie-de-Gaspé-Nord    Canton     Link   Link
Barachois         Link     Link
Cap-d'Espoir         Link   Link
Cap-des-Rosiers    Canton    Link   Link
Cape-Cove       Link   Link
Cloridorme        Link   Link
Douglastown         Link   Link
Gascons         Link   Link
Gaspé         Link   Link
Gaspé Basin           Link   Link
Grande-Gréve      Link   Link
Grande-Rivière          Link   Link
Grande-Vallée          Link   Link
Mal-Bay        Link   Link 
Newport        Link   Link
Pabos        Link   Link
Peninsula            Link
Penouille        Link   Link
Percé         Link   Link
Petite-Rivière-Pabos        Link   Link
Pointe-Navarre       Link   Link
Pointe-Saint-Pierre        Link   Link
Rivière-au-Rénard         Link   Link
Rose-Bridge        Link   Link
Saint-Georges-de-Malbaie         Link   Link
Saint-Maurice-de-l'Échouerie        Link   Link
Saint-Pierre-de-la-Malbaie           Link
Sainte-Adélaide-de-Pabos        Link   Link
Sandy-Beach          Link
Wakeha       Link   Link


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