Compton, Quebec

Estrie Coaticook Regional County Municipality Quebec
Compton
Panneau routier a Compton - panoramio.jpg
Location within Coaticook RCM
Location within Coaticook RCM
Compton is located in Southern Quebec
Compton
Compton
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°14′00″N 71°49′00″W / 45.2333°N 71.8167°W / 45.2333; -71.8167Coordinates: 45°14′00″N 71°49′00″W / 45.2333°N 71.8167°W / 45.2333; -71.8167[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionEstrie
RCMCoaticook
ConstitutedDecember 8, 1999
Government
 • MayorFernand Veilleux
 • Federal ridingCompton—Stanstead
 • Prov. ridingSaint-François
Area
 • Total208.30 km2 (80.43 sq mi)
 • Land205.47 km2 (79.33 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total3,112
 • Density15.1/km2 (39/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 10.4%
 • Dwellings
1,272
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)819
Highways Route 143
Route 147
Route 208
Websitewww.compton.ca

Compton is a municipality in Coaticook Regional County Municipality in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada.

Demographics

Population

Population trend:[4]

Census Population Change (%)
2011 3,112 Increase 10.4%
2006 2,818 Decrease 8.9%
ADJ 2,927 (+) Decrease 3.9%
2001 3,047 Increase 0.1%
ADJ 3,043 (+) Increase 39.3%
1996 2,185 Increase 5.7%
1991 2,067 N/A

(+) adjusted figures due to boundary changes

Elected representatives

Fernand Veilleux, mayor

Notable people from Compton

References

  1. ^ Reference number 290198 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 44071 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2444071) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census