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Marguerite-D'Youville Regional County Municipality

Marguerite-D'Youville
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
Named for Marguerite d'Youville
County seat Verchères
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Suzanne Roy
Area[2][3]
 • Total 405.90 km2 (156.72 sq mi)
 • Land 345.55 km2 (133.42 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 74,416
 • Density 215.4/km2 (558/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 6.5%
 • Dwellings 28,622
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Website .ca.margueritedyouvillewww

Marguerite-D'Youville is a regional county municipality located in the Montérégie region of southwestern Quebec, Canada. The seat is in Verchères.

The RCM was formerly named Lajemmerais Regional County Municipality, after Christophe du Frost de Lajemmerais, the father of Marguerite d'Youville. On February 12, 2011, the name was changed to honour d'Youville directly. However, Statistics Canada retained the name "Lajemmerais" for the 2011 census because the name change came after its reference date of January 1, 2012.[4]

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 6 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics

Population

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Marguerite-D'Youville Regional County Municipality, Quebec[7]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
74,070
71,120 6.2% 96.02% 1,145 18.0% 1.54% 390 136.4% 0.53% 1,415 2.9% 1.91%
2006
69,485
66,975 29.8% 96.39% 970 44.7% 1.39% 165 67.3% 0.24% 1,375 16.9% 1.98%
2001
99,385
95,470 3.7% 96.06% 1,755 2.2% 1.77% 505 31.2% 0.51% 1,655 271.9% 1.66%
1996
94,720
92,095 n/a 97.23% 1,795 n/a 1.89% 385 n/a 0.41% 445 n/a 0.47%

Transportation

Access Routes

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[8]

See also

References

  1. ^ Commission de toponymie du QuébecReference number 411217 of the (French)
  2. ^ a b c Répertoire des municipalitésGeographic code 590 in the official (French)
  3. ^ a b c "(Code 2459) Census Profile".  
  4. ^ Soucy, Audrée (February 2011). "Modifications aux divisions territoriales" (PDF). Modifications aux municipalités du Québec: 4.  
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles".  
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles".  
  7. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  8. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map


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