Shawinigan
in Mauricie of Québec, Canada

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
46.567 and -72.749 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 46° 34' 0" and W -72° 44' 56"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - CAD
Spoken languages:
English, French, Inuktitut
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:12 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: America/Toronto
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:38 am and 6:48 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-34.350 and 115.167 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Flinders Bay
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org

Touring Shawinigan

Shawinigan in Mauricie (Québec) with it's 49,161 residents is a town located in Canada about 163 mi (or 262 km) north-east of Ottawa, the country's capital place.

Time in Shawinigan is now 03:12 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named America / Toronto with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Shawinigan, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Canada is Trois-Rivières Airport in a distance of 15 mi (or 24 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Rideau Canal in a distance of 130 mi (or 209 km), South-West. Also, if you like the game of golf, there are several options within driving distance. Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Saint-Pierre-les-Becquets, Saint-Pie-V, Saint-Pie, Saint-Remi-de-Tingwick and Montreal. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 70 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 71%
Air Pressure 1013.9 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 22nd of September 2019

19°C (66 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 23rd of September 2019

12°C (54 °F)
11°C (51 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 24th of September 2019

15°C (59 °F)
11°C (53 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Auberge Escapade Inn

Address
0,5 mi
3383, rue Garnier
G9N6R4 Shawinigan
Canada

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Comfort Inn & Suites

Address
2,7 mi
705 Avenue du Capitaine-Veilleux
G9P-5J6 Shawinigan-Sud
Canada

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Auberge Le Florès

Address
3,0 mi
4291, Chemin de Sainte-Flore
G9T 1A6 Shawinigan
Canada

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Auberge la Rocaille

Address
3,2 mi
1851 5e Avenue
G9T 5L3 Shawinigan
Canada

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


HOTEL MARINEAU SHAWINIGAN

Address
4,5 mi
2223 5E RUE
G9T 6S5 Shawinigan
Canada

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Auberge La Rocaille

Address
3,2 mi
1851 5e Avenue
G9T 5L3 Grand Mere
Canada

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Auberge Gouverneur Shawinigan

Address
1,8 mi
1100 Promenade du Saint-Maurice
G9N 1L8 Shawinigan
Canada

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Sauvegarde de la numérotation des rues de Shawinigan

Published: March 15, 2015
Length: 19:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: La Cité de l'énergie

En réponse aux récents débats sur le changement du nom des rues de Shawinigan, la Cité de l'énergie en collaboration avec Appartenance Mauricie présentent cette courte vidéo afin de...


Sugar Sammy rit de Shawinigan a Salut bonjour le 6 janvier 2012. Vraiment très drole.

Published: January 06, 2013
Length: 33:16 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Éric Auger

via YouTube Capture.


Folies lunaires Shawinigan 2015

Published: March 30, 2015
Length: 19:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FoliesLunairesShawi nigan

Voici un aperçu des Folies lunaires de Shawinigan qui ont eu lieu vendredi le 20 mars dernier au Collège Shawinigan. On vous rappelle que les Folies lunaires sont une soirée qui débute...


Shawinigan (TimeLapse HDR)

Published: October 07, 2014
Length: 56:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ProductionsEB

TimeLapse HDR réalisé au cours de l'été 2014 démontrant quelques uns des plus beaux attraits de la ville de Shawinigan situé en Mauricie (Québec)


Shawinigan selon Marcias Portelance partie 2

Published: December 14, 2014
Length: 47:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Marcias Portelance


Final of Shawinigan Cup in Shawinigan Qc 2008

Published: March 19, 2008
Length: 51:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: warneck84

videos from www.beginracingteam.com Final of Shawinigan Cup in Shawinigan Qc 2008 lane 1:clay rafferty lane 2:walter Joy (rafferty sled) lane 3:Michel Begin lane 4:Bernard rodrigue ...


Michaël Bournival show Memorial Cup 2012 to his family in Shawinigan

Published: May 29, 2012
Length: 24:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ToniSphere

Le joueur des Cataractes de Shawinigan Michaël Bournival montre la Coupe Memorial 2012 à sa Famille à Shawinigan.


CN 542 @ Shawinigan

Published: January 17, 2009
Length: 35:07 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: mlwS1

[Watch In HD] CN L54217-01 w/ CN 4706 & 4802 @ Shawinigan (MP 47.95 Joliette Sub) January 17Th 2009 15:52 ET (Eastern Time)


Harlem Shake Prestige Mazda Shawinigan

Published: February 28, 2013
Length: 40:07 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: PrestigeMazda

Moment de folie de notre équipe de vente... le Harlem Shake Mazda! A crazy moment from our sales staff... a Mazda Harlem Shake! Suivez-nous aussi sur Facebook et Twitter! Follow us on facebook.co ...


Shawinigan MCI Classics

Published: November 14, 2006
Length: 54:46 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: gmnewlook

Here are two RTCS 1989 MCI TC40102Ns at the Galeries du le Mauricie. The second one is ex. STM 59-038.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Forges du Saint-Maurice

Forges du Saint-Maurice ("St. Maurice Ironworks"), just outside of Trois-Rivières, Quebec, is a National Historic Site of Canada, and birthplace of the country's iron industry. Forges du Saint-Maurice was created on 25 March 1730, the second company (after the failure of the first) granted a monopoly to employ the iron ore deposits at Trois-Rivières. The forge started working in 1738 and remained in virtually continuous operation until closing.

Located at 46.3983, -72.6578 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Economic history of Canada, Buildings and structures in Trois-Rivières, National Historic Sites in Quebec, Museums in Mauricie, Industry museums in Canada, Protected areas of Mauricie

La Cité de l'Énergie

La Cite de l'Énergie is a theme park based on local industrial history and located in Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada.

Located at 46.535, -72.7549 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Amusement parks in Canada, Art Deco architecture in Canada, Buildings and structures in Shawinigan, Industry museums in Canada, Museums in Mauricie, Science museums in Canada, Visitor attractions in Mauricie

Aréna Jacques Plante

The Arena Jacques Plante is a 2,524-seat (total capacity 3,700) multi-purpose arena in Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada. It was built in 1937. It was home to the Shawinigan Cataractes Ice hockey team. The arena is named in honour of Jacques Plante; formerly, the building was known as the Shawinigan Municipal Auditorium. In 2008, the building was closed in favour of the new Centre Bionest located adjacent to the Arena Jacques Plante.

Located at 46.5432, -72.745 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Indoor ice hockey venues in Canada, Indoor arenas in Canada, Sports venues in Quebec, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League arenas, Buildings and structures in Shawinigan

CFKM-DT

CFKM-DT is the V owned-and-operated television station in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada. It broadcasts a high-definition digital signal on UHF channel 34 from a transmitter on Rue Principale in Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel. Owned by Remstar Corporation, the station operates as a de facto semi-satellite of Montreal sister station CFJP-DT and its studios are located on Boulevard Saint-Jean/Route 40 in Trois-Rivières. This station can also be seen on Cogeco Cable channel 5.

Located at 46.4925, -72.6519 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Television stations in Trois-Rivières, V (TV network) stations, Channel 34 TV stations in Canada, Television channels and stations established in 1986

CHEM-DT

CHEM-DT is the TVA owned-and-operated television station in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada. It broadcasts a high-definition digital signal on VHF channel 8 from a transmitter on Rue Principale in Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel. Owned by the Groupe TVA subsidiary of Quebecor Media, its studios are located on Boulevard de Chanoine-Moreau and Rue Jacques de Labadie in Trois-Rivières. This station can also be seen on Cogeco Cable channel 7 and in high definition on digital channel 503.

Located at 46.5019, -72.6361 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Television stations in Trois-Rivières, TVA (Canada) television stations, Channel 8 TV stations in Canada, Television channels and stations established in 1976

CKTM-DT

CKTM-DT is the Télévision de Radio-Canada owned-and-operated television station serving the Mauricie region of the Canadian province of Quebec, that is licensed to Trois-Rivières. It broadcasts a high-definition digital signal on UHF channel 28 from a transmitter on Rue Principale in Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel. Owned by the Société Radio-Canada arm of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, its studios are located on Boulevard Saint-Jean in Trois-Rivières.

Located at 46.4925, -72.6519 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Television stations in Trois-Rivières, Radio-Canada television stations, Channel 28 TV stations in Canada, Television channels and stations established in 1958

Centre Bionest de Shawinigan

The Centre Bionest or Centre Bionest de Shawinigan is a 4,125-seat multi-purpose arena in Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada that opened on December 27, 2008 and has been the home of the Shawinigan Cataractes since 2008. When the Shawinigan Cataractes played their first-ever game in their new state-of-the-art facility, the game sold out with 4,112 spectators in attendance. The Cataractes won 5–1 against the Junior de Montreal.

Located at 46.5418, -72.7455 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Indoor ice hockey venues in Canada, Indoor arenas in Canada, Sports venues in Quebec, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League arenas, Buildings and structures in Shawinigan

Shawinigan railway station

Shawinigan railway station is located on Chemin du CN in Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada. It is a former CN Rail station and is currently used by Via Rail for two routes running from Montreal. The station is staffed and is wheelchair-accessible. It is a designated Heritage Railway Station.

Located at 46.5497, -72.7453 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Via Rail stations in Quebec, Canadian National Railway stations in Quebec, Transport in Shawinigan, Railway stations in Mauricie

Saint-Maurice (provincial electoral district)

Saint-Maurice is a provincial electoral district located in the Mauricie region of Quebec, Canada. It includes part of the city of Shawinigan; it does not, however, include the parish municipality of Saint-Maurice (although it borders on it). It was created for the 1867 election, and an electoral district of that name existed even earlier: see Saint-Maurice (Lower Canada) and Saint-Maurice (Province of Canada). In the change from the 2001 to the 2011 electoral map, its territory was unchanged.

Located at 46.506, -72.744 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Quebec provincial electoral districts, Shawinigan

Monument des Braves, Shawinigan

The Monument des Braves is a cenotaph located in Shawinigan, Quebec. It was completed in 1948, when François Roy was mayor. The monument is located in downtown Shawinigan at the intersection of Fourth Street and Promenade du Saint-Maurice (then Riverside Street) near the Saint-Maurice River. It was designed by Trois-Rivières architect J. Cuvelier and consists of a 35 foot (10.7 m) tall granite obelisk topped with a soldier helmet and a victory wreath.

Located at 46.5396, -72.7536 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Monuments and memorials in Quebec, Buildings and structures in Shawinigan, Cenotaphs, World War I memorials in Canada, World War II memorials in Canada

Lac-à-la-Tortue, Quebec

Lac-à-la-Tortue is a small community of 2,500 inhabitants in Quebec. Formerly a separate municipality, it has been one of the seven sectors of the city of Shawinigan since the municipal amalgamation of January 1, 2002. The name Lac-a-la-Tortue is French for Turtle Lake.

Located at 46.6111, -72.6324 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighbourhoods in Shawinigan, Former municipalities in Quebec, Former towns in Canada

Saint-Jean-des-Piles, Quebec

Saint-Jean-des-Piles is a community in the Canadian province of Quebec. Formerly a separate parish municipality in the Le Centre-de-la-Mauricie Regional County Municipality, it has been one of the seven sectors of the city of Shawinigan since the municipal amalgamation of January 1, 2002.

Located at 46.69, -72.74 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighbourhoods in Shawinigan, Former municipalities in Quebec, Former towns in Canada

Saint-Gérard-des-Laurentides, Quebec

Saint-Gérard-des-Laurentides is a community in the Canadian province of Quebec. Formerly a separate parish municipality in the Le Centre-de-la-Mauricie Regional County Municipality, it has been one of the seven sectors of the city of Shawinigan since the municipal amalgamation of January 1, 2002.

Located at 46.572, -72.772 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighbourhoods in Shawinigan, Former municipalities in Quebec, Former towns in Canada

Saint-Georges, Shawinigan

Saint-Georges, often unofficially known as Saint-Georges-de-Champlain, was a former village municipality and is now a sector (secteur) of the city of Shawinigan. Until 1919, Saint-Georges had been known as Village Turcotte. It merged with Shawinigan in an municipal amalgamation on January 1, 2002. In the Canada 1996 Census its population was 3,929.

Located at 46.6421, -72.6542 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighbourhoods in Shawinigan, Former municipalities in Quebec, Former towns in Canada

Baie-de-Shawinigan

Baie-de-Shawinigan is a small industrial community within the City of Shawinigan in the Canadian province of Quebec. The place is named after its location on a bay of the Saint-Maurice River. For a period of time, it was also known as Belgoville because it faced the paper mill of the Belgo Canadian Pulp Company. The place was incorporated in 1907 as the Village Municipality of Baie-de-Shawinigan, but merged into the City of Shawinigan in 1998.

Located at 46.5333, -72.7667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighbourhoods in Shawinigan, Former municipalities in Quebec

Lac-à-la-Tortue Ecological Reserve

Lac-à-la-Tortue Ecological Reserve is an ecological reserve in Quebec, Canada. It was established on May 27, 1992.

Located at 46.55, -72.6667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Protected areas of Mauricie, Nature reserves in Quebec, Protected areas established in 1992, Shawinigan

Île Anselme-Fay

Île Anselme-Fay is an island in Shawinigan, Canada. The island is surrounded by the Saint-Maurice River.

Located at 46.5733, -72.7066 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Quebec, Geography of Mauricie

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24 Sep
2019

PMP Training Course In Shawinigan-Sud, QC
Starting at: 05:00 am (05:00).
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27 Sep
2019

Victoriaville Tigres At Shawinigan Cataractes
Starting at: 03:30 pm (15:30).
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Shawinigan Cataractes Vs. Victoriaville Tigres
Starting at: 03:30 pm (15:30).
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28 Sep
2019

Val-d'Or Foreurs At Shawinigan Cataractes
Starting at: 12:00 pm (12:00).
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Shawinigan Cataractes Vs. Val-d'Or Foreurs
Starting at: 12:00 pm (12:00).
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01 Oct
2019

Conférence Sur La SANTÉ Et Le BONHEUR Selon L'enseignement De Bruno Gröning
Starting at: 01:30 pm (13:30).
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04 Oct
2019

Blainville-Boisbriand Armada At Shawinigan Cataractes
Starting at: 03:30 pm (15:30).
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Shawinigan Cataractes Vs. Blainville-Boisbriand Armada
Starting at: 03:30 pm (15:30).
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12 Oct
2019

Gatineau Olympiques At Shawinigan Cataractes
Starting at: 12:00 pm (12:00).
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Shawinigan Cataractes Vs. Gatineau Olympiques
Starting at: 12:00 pm (12:00).
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14 Oct
2019

Quebec Remparts At Shawinigan Cataractes
Starting at: 10:00 am (10:00).
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Shawinigan Cataractes Vs. Quebec Remparts
Starting at: 10:00 am (10:00).
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19 Oct
2019

Alexandre Barrette
Starting at: 04:00 pm (16:00).
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20 Oct
2019

Sherbrooke Phoenix At Shawinigan Cataractes
Starting at: 12:00 pm (12:00).
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Shawinigan Cataractes Vs. Sherbrooke
Starting at: 12:00 pm (12:00).
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
شاوينيغان, شاوینیگان, Shawinigan, XFL, シャウィニガン, Шавиниган