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Le Haut-Saint-Laurent Regional County Municipality

 

Le Haut-Saint-Laurent Regional County Municipality

Le Haut-Saint-Laurent
Regional county municipality
Location in province of Quebec.
Location in province of Quebec.
Coordinates: [1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
Effective January 1, 1982
County seat Huntingdon
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Alain Castagner
Area[2][3]
 • Total 1,242.20 km2 (479.62 sq mi)
 • Land 1,174.00 km2 (453.28 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 21,197
 • Density 18.1/km2 (47/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006–2011 3.4%
 • Dwellings 10,744
  Population excludes
incompletely enumerated
First Nations reserves
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Website .com.mrchslwww

Le Haut-Saint-Laurent (Upper Saint Lawrence) is a regional county municipality in southwestern Quebec, Canada in the Montérégie region. Its seat is in Huntingdon and it is named for the Saint Lawrence River which forms its western and northwestern boundary.

Contents

  • Subdivisions 1
  • Demographics 2
    • Population 2.1
    • Language 2.2
  • Transportation 3
    • Access Routes 3.1
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Subdivisions

There are 13 subdivisions and one native reserve within the RCM:[2]

Demographics

Population

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Le Haut-Saint-Laurent Regional County Municipality[6]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
20,985
13,980 4.7% 66.62% 6,150 1.7% 29.31% 345 16.9% 1.64% 510 29.7% 2.43%
2006
21,735
14,665 3.6% 67.47% 6,050 4.9% 27.84% 295 37.2% 1.36% 725 20.8% 3.34%
2001
21,590
14,160 1.8% 65.59% 6,360 9.2% 29.46% 470 44.6% 2.18% 600 23.7% 2.78%
1996
21,730
13,915 n/a 64.04% 7,005 n/a 32.24% 325 n/a 1.50% 485 n/a 2.23%

Transportation

Access Routes

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ Commission de toponymie du QuébecReference number 141097 of the (French)
  2. ^ a b c Répertoire des municipalitésGeographic code 690 in the official (French)
  3. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles".  
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles".  
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles".  
  6. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  7. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map


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