Thetford Mines Tourism

Thetford Mines (Canada 2011 Census population 25,709) is a town in south-central Quebec, Canada. It is the seat of Les Appalaches Regional County Municipality. Thetford Mines was founded in 1876 after the discovery of large asbestos deposits in the area, and the city became a hub for one of the world's largest asbestos-producing regions. In 2001 the city expanded to its current boundaries, merging with Black Lake, Robertsonville, Pontbriand and Thetford-Sud. Thetford Mines is the seat of the judicial district of Frontenac.


Thetford Mines in Canada awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Thetford Mines. The nearest major city to Thetford Mines is Quebec. Attractions in Quebec include La Citadelle, Musee De La Civilisation, Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-dame-de-quebec. Also, to reach Thetford Mines, you'll have to take a flight to Quebec; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A vacation to Thetford Mines can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

Thetford Mines is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

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