Berthierville

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Location within D'Autray RCM.
Berthierville (also called Berthier-en-haut, and legally called Berthier before 1942) is a town located between Montreal and Trois-Rivières on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River in Quebec, Canada. Berthierville is the seat of D'Autray Regional County Municipality, and is served by Autoroute 40, and is the junction of Routes 138 and 158. It is surrounded by the parish municipality of Sainte-Geneviève-de-Berthier.

Gastrointestinal experimentation pioneer Alexis St. Martin and Formula One race car driver Gilles Villeneuve grew up in Berthierville.

The Marie Reine du Canada Pilgrimage column stops at the church of Sainte-Geneviève de Berthierville for Mass on the first day of its three-day walk from Lanoraie to Cap-de-la-Madeleine.

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Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 1924 (total dwellings: 2007)

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This page was last edited on 22 September 2017, at 06:52.
Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berthier,_Quebec under CC BY-SA license.

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