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Montmagny Judicial District is named for Hault de Montmagny, who was  the first governor and lieutenant general of New France from 1636 to 1648.



N – Kamouraska District 

E – Maine

S – Beauce District and Quebec District 

W – Quebec District and Charlevoix District


District:  Montmagny Judicial District

District Seat: 



Palais de Justice – Montmagny


Location:  110 Avenue Jacques Cartier / Rue du Palais de Justice

Built:  1859 – 1862

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Frederick Preston Rubidge of the Department of Public Works

Contractor:  Sinclair & Skelsey ( 1859–1960 ) and Charles Peters ( 1860 –1862 )


Description:  The building faces south and is a two story grey coloured stone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the city centre. The south front has a slightly projecting centre section with entrance on the first story, three arched windows on the second story and pediment at the roof line. There are east and west wings. On the north side, a new addition was constructed with glass walls on the second story and recessed first story. The roof line is flat. An annex was constructed in 1915. The architect was Georges Saint Michael and the contractor was Beaumont & Boulanger. An addition was constructed from 1956 to 1957. The architect was Leopold Fontainr of the Quebec Department of Public Works. The building was renovated and enlarged from 2012 to 2014. The architect was CCM2 Architects and Odette Roy Architect.


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Palais de Justice – Montmagny


























Photos taken 2016