PipiWiki

Brome-Missisquoi Regional County Municipality

Regional county municipality Cowansville Quebec
Brome-Missisquoi
Location in province of Quebec.
Location in province of Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°08′N 72°48′W / 45.133°N 72.800°W / 45.133; -72.800Coordinates: 45°08′N 72°48′W / 45.133°N 72.800°W / 45.133; -72.800[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionEastern Townships
EffectiveJanuary 1, 2010
County seatCowansville
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectArthur Fauteux
Area
 • Total1,685.90 km2 (650.93 sq mi)
 • Land1,652.08 km2 (637.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total58,314
 • Density35.3/km2 (91/sq mi)
 • Change
2006-2011
Increase 4.8%
 • Dwellings
31,470
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Websitewww.brome-missisquoi.ca
[4]

Brome-Missisquoi is a regional county municipality in the Eastern Townships region of Quebec, Canada. Its seat is Cowansville.[2]

In Parliament it is covered by the Brome—Missisquoi federal electoral district.

History

In the 1980s, the RCM was formed from municipalities of historic Brome and Missisquoi counties. On January 1, 2010, the city of Bromont moved from La Haute-Yamaska Regional County Municipality to Brome-Missisquoi.[5]

Subdivisions

There are 21 subdivisions within the RCM:[2][6]


1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
Name Votes Population [7] Area (km^2)
Abercorn 1 387 27.22
Bedford(Town) 1 2,550 4.20
Bedford(Township) 1 663 31.56
Bolton-Ouest 1 697 101.86
Brigham 1 2,315 87.08
Brome 1 252 12.02
Bromont 6 9,095 114.42
Cowansville 8 13,215 46.09
Dunham 2 3,466 195.18
East-Farnham 1 585 4.92
Farnham 5 8,908 92.04
Frelighsburg 1 1,078 123.72
Lac-Brome 3 5,519 205.27
Notre-Dame-de-Stanbridge 1 673 43.94
Pike-River 1 530 40.79
Saint-Armand 1 1,206 82.88
Ste-Sabine 1 1,137 55.16
St-Ignace-de-Stanbridge 1 674 69.16
Stanbridge East 1 865 49.14
Stanbridge Station 1 270 18.54
Sutton 2 4,012 246.54
Total 41 57,694 1651.73

Demographics

Population

Historical Census Data - Brome-Missisquoi Regional County Municipality, Quebec
YearPop.±%
1991 45,257—    
1996 45,987+1.6%
2001 46,165+0.4%
YearPop.±%
2006 46,720+1.2%
2010A 52,769+12.9%
2011 55,621+5.4%
YearPop.±%
2016 58,314+4.8%
[12][3]
(A) adjustment due to boundary change.

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Brome-Missisquoi Regional County Municipality, Quebec[12]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
56,955
44,820 Increase 6.1% 78.69% 9,790 Decrease 4.4% 17.02% 870 Increase 3.57% 1.53% 1,330 Increase 5.5% 2.33%
2011
54,590
42,240 Increase 25.9% 77.38% 10,250 Increase 4.2% 18.78% 840 Increase 18.3% 1.54% 1,260 Decrease 2.7% 2.31%
2006
45,400
33,560 Increase 1.8% 73.92% 9,835 Decrease 2.8% 21.66% 710 Decrease 4.7% 1.56% 1,295 Increase 30.8% 2.85%
2001
44,830
32,975 Increase 2.7% 73.56% 10,120 Decrease 6.1% 22.57% 745 Increase 4.9% 1.66% 990 Increase 11.2% 2.21%
1996
44,485
32,105 n/a 72.17% 10,780 n/a 24.23% 710 n/a 1.60% 890 n/a 2.00%

Highways

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[13]

See also

References

  1. ^ Reference number 141114 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 460 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Brome-Missisquoi, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved November 25, 2019.
  4. ^ "(Code 2446) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  5. ^ "Modifications aux municipalités du Québec" (PDF) (in French). Institut de la statistique du Québec. p. 4. Retrieved November 25, 2019.
  6. ^ "MRC Council - Distribution of votes at the council". Brome-Missisquoi MRC. 2017-02-21. Retrieved 2017-05-09.
  7. ^ "Décret de population pour 2017 - Municipalités locales, arrondissements, villages nordiques et territoires non organisés". Gazette officielle du Québec. 2016-12-28.
  8. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-11-25.
  9. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-11.
  10. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-11.
  11. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  12. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  13. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map