The municipality of Saint-Édouard-de-Maskinongé was incorporated in 1949.
The coat of arms of the municipality is a good illustration of its rural and forest landscape. Saint-Édouard-de-Maskinongé offers visitors a beautiful boreal forest, rivers, mountains, wild flora and fauna.
The river Maskinongé river which passes south of the village turns out to be the municipality’s main watercourse. The main village is bypassed on the west side by the Casaubon stream.
The economic activities of Saint-Édouard-de-Maskinongé are centred on forestry, agriculture, recreational tourism (vacation, zoo, camping, hunting and fishing, cycling).
The village of Saint-Édouard-de-Maskinongé is accessible by road, snowmobile and all-terrain vehicles.
- From Montreal (122 km (76 mi), 1 hr 23 min). Take Highway 40 (north shore) eastbound, to Louiseville; take Chemin Caron (northbound); take route 138 (eastbound) and cross the village of Louiseville; take road 348 (northbound) to the village of Saint-Édouard-de-Maskinongé.
- From Quebec (city) (182 km (113 mi), 1 hr 58 min). Take Highway 40 (westbound), to Louiseville; take route 138 (westbound) to Louiseville; take road 348 (northbound) to the village of Saint-Édouard-de-Maskinongé.
- 1 Station service Harnois (Harnois service station), 3800, rue Notre-Dame, ☏+1 819-268-5353. (updated Nov 2021)