Frontenac County, Quebec

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Frontenac County was a county of Quebec, Canada. It existed between 1912 and the early 1980s.[1] The territory it covered is today divided into the regional county municipalities of Le Granit in the administrative regions of the Estrie and Beauce-Sartigan in Chaudière-Appalaches. Its capital was the municipality of Lac-Mégantic.

The county was created in 1912 from parts of the counties of Compton and Beauce.[2][3]

The county name comes from that of the governor of New France, Louis de Buade de Frontenac.

The county was formed in 19 townships. The townships in Compton County were Winslow, Whitton, Marston, Chesham and Clinton. The townships from Beauce County were Price, Lambton, Adstock, Aylmer, Forsyth, Woburn, Dorset Gayhurst, Spalding, Ditchfield, Louise and Risborough as well as parts of Shenley and Marlow.

Municipalities located within the county[edit]

Municipalities in Compton County (prior to 1912)[edit]

Municipalities in Beauce County (prior to 1912)[edit]


Coordinates: 45°35′N 70°50′W / 45.583°N 70.833°W / 45.583; -70.833