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Minguy River
Native name Rivière Minguy
Country Canada
Province Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
MRC Montmagny Regional County Municipality
Physical characteristics
Main source Agricultural streams
Montmagny
324 metres (1,063 ft)
River mouth Rivière du Sud (Montmagny)
Montmagny
13 metres (43 ft)
Length 23.1 kilometres (14.4 mi)
Basin features
Progression Rivière du Sud (Montmagny), St. Lawrence River
Tributaries
  • Left:
    (upstream) ruisseau de la Blague
  • Right:
    (upstream)

The Minguy river is a tributary of the southeast bank of the rivière du Sud (Montmagny), which flows northeast to the south bank of the St. Lawrence River.

The Minguy River flows in the municipality of Montmagny, in the Montmagny Regional County Municipality, in the region administrative office of Chaudière-Appalaches, in Quebec, in Canada.

Geography

The main neighboring watersheds of the Minguy River are:

The Minguy River has its source in the eastern part of the municipality of Montmagny, near the limit of Cap-Saint-Ignace.

From its source, the Minguy River flows over 23.1 kilometres (14.4 mi), with a drop of 311 metres (1,020 ft), divided into the following segments:

  • 6.2 kilometres (3.9 mi) heading west in Montmagny, to route 283;
  • 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) north-west, up to the Trans-Comté road;
  • 5.0 kilometres (3.1 mi) south-east, up to a road in Montmagny;
  • 5.3 kilometres (3.3 mi) southwest, to a road;
  • 2.4 kilometres (1.5 mi) north to a road;
  • 0.7 kilometres (0.43 mi) north-west, up to its confluence.

The Minguy River flows onto the south bank of the rivière du Sud (Montmagny). This confluence is located upstream from the highway 20 bridge, downstream from the confluence of the Miscou stream and downstream from the rue Principale bridge.

Toponymy

The toponym Minguy River was formalized on December 5, 1968 at the Commission de toponymie du Québec.

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