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Location within Mékinac Regional County Municipality
Lac-Normand is located in Central Quebec
Location in central Quebec
Coordinates: 47°05′N 73°14′W / 47.083°N 73.233°W / 47.083; -73.233
Country Canada
Province Quebec
ConstitutedMarch 13, 1986
 • Federal ridingSaint-Maurice—Champlain
 • Prov. ridingLaviolette
 • Total2,171.20 km2 (838.31 sq mi)
 • Land2,016.35 km2 (778.52 sq mi)
 • Total29
 • Density0.0/km2 (0/sq mi)
 • Pop 2016-2021
Increase 480%
 • Dwellings
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
HighwaysNo major routes

Lac-Normand is an unorganized territory in the Mauricie region of Quebec, Canada, part of the Mékinac Regional County Municipality.

Most of the territory of Lac-Normand is part of the Saint-Maurice Wildlife Reserve.


Like many unorganized territories of Quebec, it is named after a body of water within its territory. The eponymous Lake Normand is located in the northwest part of the Saint-Maurice Wildlife Reserve. It is the largest lake within the reserve.[1]

The name Normand [2] was given in 1916 first to the geographic township in honour of Louis-Philippe Normand (1863-1928), physician and politician, who was mayor of Trois-Rivières and the first French-speaking president of the Medical Council of Canada.


Lake Normand is located 55 kilometres (34 mi) north of Shawinigan and 70 kilometres (43 mi) south of La Tuque. The 2,038.04 square kilometres (786.89 sq mi) territory is located in the Mauricie region and Mékinac Regional County Municipality. This unorganized territory borders on:

The territory of Lac-Normand is entirely within the Laurentian Mountains. The rock is covered with glacial deposits over a large part of the territory. This area has the shape of a tall boot inclined at 45 degrees to the west, the tip heel toward south and toe to the east.

The entire territory is drained by the basin of the Saint-Maurice River, which also marks the boundary of the territory. Other rivers draining the area are the Matawin, Wessonneau, Livernois, and Vermillion rivers. The area is also dotted with many lakes.

See also


  1. ^ "Accommodation and camping". Sépaq. Retrieved March 15, 2009.
  2. ^ "Normand, origine et significations". Commission de toponymie Quebec. Government of Quebec. Retrieved June 21, 2023.

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