Mansfield-et-Pontefract is the Pontiac region’s most populous municipality, with 2,300 residents. Surrounding the municipality of Fort-Coulonge, it provides the option of a more remote life in the country or a more community-based life in closer proximity to others in the residential neighbourhood of Projet Amyotte. Various key sites in the Pontiac region are found in Mansfield-et-Pontefract, such as the Coulonge Falls, the Félix-Gabriel-Marchand bridge, and the George Bryson House.
- 48 -m high falls (Coulonge Falls)
- 8 646 km2—the area of the unorganized territory, TNO Lac-Nilgault
- 1 municipal beach (Pont Blanc)
- 1 French secondary school
- George Bryson House is classified as a historic building. This heritage house is home to a museum, library, and tea room.
- The Pontiac Anishinaabe Healing Garden was made possible by the Communauté autochtone du Pontiac, an Indigenous community organization. There is a small trail, a few sculptures, and a wide variety of medicinal plants. You can take a walk through it to appreciate its beauty.
- Access to the unorganized territory, TNO Lac-Nilgaut, is possible via chemin du lac Jim. It is a paradise for hunters and fishers, as well as for vacationers who’ve built cottages away from the hubbub in the Pontiac region.
We have everything nearby!
- We have a grocery store, a butcher’s shop, restaurants, health care facilities, a vocational education training centre, a motel, two hardware stores, gas stations, a CLSC that is open 24/7, a residential and long-term care centre (CHSLD), an SAQ,day care centres, a municipal park, and much more!
- We even have the Pontiac Journal!