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Coaticook Regional County Municipality

Regional county municipality Estrie Sherbrooke
Coaticook
Quebec MRC Coaticook location map.svg
Coordinates: 45°08′N 71°48′W / 45.133°N 71.800°W / 45.133; -71.800Coordinates: 45°08′N 71°48′W / 45.133°N 71.800°W / 45.133; -71.800[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionEstrie
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1982
County seatCoaticook
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectRéjean Masson
Area
 • Total1,354.70 km2 (523.05 sq mi)
 • Land1,339.80 km2 (517.30 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total18,497
 • Density13.8/km2 (36/sq mi)
 • Change
2011-2016
Decrease 1.9%
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)819
Websitewww.mrcdecoaticook.qc.ca
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Coaticook is a regional county municipality in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada. The seat is Coaticook.

History

On September 3, 1783, as a result of the signing of the Treaty of Paris the American Revolutionary War ended with Great Britain. Quebec's border with the states of Vermont and New Hampshire was established at 45 degrees north latitude.[5][6]

Subdivisions

There are 12 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics

Mother tongue data from Canada 2016 Census[3]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 16,055 87.7%
English only 1,850 10.1%
Both English and French 185 1.0%
Other languages 215 1.2%

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. ^ Reference number 141109 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 440 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Coaticook, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved December 4, 2019.
  4. ^ "(Code 2444) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  5. ^ Van Zandt, Franklin K. Boundaries of the United States and the Several States. Geological Survey Professional Paper 909. Washington, DC; Government Printing Office, 1976. The Standard Compilation for its subject. P. 12.
  6. ^ Parry, Clive, ed. Consolidated Treaty Series. 231 Volumes. Dobbs Ferry, New York City; Oceana Publications, 1969-1981. Volume 48; pp. 481; 487; 491-492.
  7. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map