Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality

Regional county municipality Quebec Estrie
Memphrémagog
Location of Memphrémagog
Coordinates: 45°16′N 72°05′W / 45.267°N 72.083°W / 45.267; -72.083Coordinates: 45°16′N 72°05′W / 45.267°N 72.083°W / 45.267; -72.083[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionEstrie
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1982
County seatMagog
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectJacques Demers
Area
 • Total1,449.00 km2 (559.46 sq mi)
 • Land1,319.29 km2 (509.38 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total50,415
 • Density38.2/km2 (99/sq mi)
 • Change
2011-2016
Increase 3.8%
 • Dwellings
30,430
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)819
Websitewww.mrc
memphremagog.com

Memphrémagog is a regional county municipality in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada.

History

After the signing of the Treaty of Paris on September 3, 1783, the American Revolutionary War ended. the state of Vermont was established in 1791. The border of Lower Canada was then defined at approximately 45 degrees north latitude.[4][5] The territory immediately adjacent to it became part of Quebec in 1848.

Subdivisions

There are 17 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics

Population

Historical Census Data - Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality, Quebec
YearPop.±%
1991 35,984—    
1996 38,461+6.9%
1996A 39,127+1.7%
2001 41,871+7.0%
YearPop.±%
2001A 42,267+0.9%
2006 45,310+7.2%
2011 48,551+7.2%
2016 50,415+3.8%
[10][3]
(A) adjusted figures due to boundary changes.

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality, Quebec[10][3]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
49,585
41,325 Increase 4.73 83.34% 6,675 Decrease 6.7% 13.46% 570 Decrease 2.5% 1.1% 915 Increase 22.8% 1.84%
2011
47,940
39,455 Increase 10.7% 82.30% 7,155 Decrease 8.1% 14.92% 585 Increase 80.0% 1.22% 745 Decrease 24.7% 1.55%
2006
44,745
35,645 Increase 10.6% 79.66% 7,785 Decrease 1.0% 17.40% 325 Decrease 31.6% 0.73% 990 Increase 53.5% 2.21%
2001
41,195
32,215 Increase 10.4% 78.20% 7,860 Increase 1.9% 19.08% 475 Increase 5.5% 1.15% 645 Increase 31.6% 1.57%
1996
37,830
29,175 n/a 77.12% 7,715 n/a 20.39% 450 n/a 1.19% 490 n/a 1.30%

Transportation

Access Routes

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[11]

See also

References

  1. ^ Reference number 141054 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c "Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality". Archived from the original on 2014-07-23. Retrieved 2012-03-11.
  3. ^ a b c d "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Memphrémagog, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved December 4, 2019.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ Parry, Clive, ed. Consolidated Treaty Series. 231 Volumes. Dobbs Ferry, New York City; Oceana Publications, 1969-1981. Volume 48; pp. 481; 487; 491-492.
  6. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-12-04.
  7. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
  8. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
  9. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  10. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  11. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map