Lorrainville, a community with about 1500 residents, is located in the Abitibi-Temiscamingue region, Temiscamingue County. Mr. Isaïe Dufresne and Mr. Georges Jodoin, Lorrainville first residents, come here in 1883. The parish was officially established in 1911, as Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes-de-Lorrainville.
The name of Lorrainville honours His Lordship Narcisse-Zephirin Lorrain, the first Bishop of Pembroke, founder Temiskamingue Mission. The territory of Lorrainville is crossed by a 35-km-long snowmobile trail, a rather long pedestrian and bike path which is used as a cross-country skiing trail in the winter.
As to sites of interest for tourists, vacationers can visit the Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes Church, built in 1907, the oldest church in the Temiscamingue area. Tourists are also invited to visit the Cheese Factory called - Le Fromage au Village. The Temiscamingue Winter Carnival and the St-Jean Baptist Day celebrations are held here annually.
Today, Lorrainville becomes a dynamic lifestyle centre, which offers various quality services. Furthermore, its industrial park of more than 225 acres supports the establishment and development of new business projects. Guests can get to Lorrainville by the road 382 or the road 391.
To contact Lorrainville : 2, rue St-Jean-Baptiste Est C.P. 218
Telephone: 819 625-2167
Website of Lorrainville : www.lorrainville.ca