The Municipality of Barnston-Ouest is located in the Coaticook MRC. The hamlets of Way’s Mills and Kingscroft make up the two village Cores. Pampered by a peaceful and pastoral environment, the Municipality is rich in culture, heritage and nature.


Information on the Coronavirus / COVD-19

We remind you that Municipal employees are still working to provide you with the best services, even though we closed our doors to the public. You can contact us by phone at (819) 838-4334 or by email at

You can reach the Building and Environment Inspector by phone every Thursday morning at 819-838-4334 or by email at Don't hesitate to contact her for all your projects. 

MRC Coaticook
We invite you to visit the web page that the MRC Coaticook has put online to inform and reassure citizens, partners and businesses. Be aware that they implemented many measures in connection with the spread of the virus. 

Government of Québec
For more information, please visit the Government of Quebec website  or call 1-877-644-4545

Please respect the rules of hygiene and containment, for you and your loved ones.


Due to the coronavirus pandemic and as a protective measure, the office of the Municipality will be closed to the public as of today, March 16, 2020. We remain on the job and you can contact us by phone at (819) 838-4334 or by email at

Also, please note that we are cancelling all activities and events at the Community Centre.

We will keep you informed of all developments. 

Thank you for your collaboration.


APRIL 03, 2020 AT 6:30 PM                                                                                            at Way's Mills Community Center                                                                                We'll serve pop-corn and candies!

Registration: / 819-821-0726


Maximum 3 square meters / Businesses and entrepreneurs refused                    From 8:30 am to 3 pm                                                                                            Construction materials (except asphalt shingles), reusable furniture, electronic equipment, tires, paints, oils, aerosols and other hazardous household residues, batteries, fluorescents.

See the 2020 calendar

For a VERY, VERY special summer

Active and specialized Day Camp YOUHOU!                                                              For children aged 4-13                                                                                                Registrations start on Monday March 9                                                                    Parent meeting May 21st at 7 pm at Servite College

See more information

Here are the dates for the Municipal tax payments

  • 1st payment:  March 9, 2020
  • 2nd payment: June 8, 2020
  • 3rd payment: September 8, 2020
  • 4th payment: December 7, 2020






Be informed immediately in the event of an alert

Enchanté Coaticook River Valley
MRC Coaticook

Barnston-Ouest is renowned...

For its thirteen bridges, three churches, fourteen cemeteries, a round barn and a heritage fire station. The Municipality also allows you to enjoy its outstanding natural beauty through its Forêt-témoin, Onès-Cloutier trail, and Michèle Dutrisac trail. Activities and entertainment include the famous Shazamfest Festival and the Rozynski Arts Centre. Moreover, sightseeing tours enable visitors to explore our Municipality and discover its splendours.

The municipal council and our citizens welcome you!