Founded in 1931, the village of Maskinongé is just under 2 square kilometres in area, with a population of 1068 persons. The village is located on the plain of St.-Laurent, in Canada's province of Québec.

The people of Maskinongé go by the name Maskinongeois(e), and fully half of all jobs held are in wood processing.

There are two elementary schools, but no secondary or post-secondary institutions. There is a softball team in the Summer that goes by the name "les Tigres de Maskinongé".

The name itself is the Algonquin word for "pike", the fish.

Mas"ki*nonge (?), n.

The muskellunge.

 

© Webster 1913.

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