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Racine, Quebec

Estrie Le Val-Saint-François Regional County Municipality Canada 2011 Census
Racine
Racine-Maison.jpg
Location within Le Val-Saint-François RCM.
Location within Le Val-Saint-François RCM.
Racine is located in Southern Quebec
Racine
Racine
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°30′N 72°15′W / 45.500°N 72.250°W / 45.500; -72.250Coordinates: 45°30′N 72°15′W / 45.500°N 72.250°W / 45.500; -72.250[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionEstrie
RCMLe Val-Saint-François
ConstitutedFebruary 15, 1995
Government
 • MayorRene Pelletier
 • Federal ridingShefford
 • Prov. ridingRichmond
Area
 • Total107.60 km2 (41.54 sq mi)
 • Land105.85 km2 (40.87 sq mi)
Population
 • Total1,252
 • Density11.8/km2 (31/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 1.0%
 • Dwellings
663
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways Route 222
Route 243
Websitewww.municipalite.
racine.qc.ca

Racine is a municipality in Quebec, Canada. It is located in the Le Val-Saint-François Regional County Municipality, in the administrative region of Estrie. It is named after Antoine Racine, the first Bishop of Sherbrooke.

Demographics

Population

Historical Census Data - Racine, Quebec[4]
YearPop.±%
1991 978—    
1996 1,036+5.9%
YearPop.±%
2001 1,153+11.3%
2006 1,265+9.7%
YearPop.±%
2011 1,252−1.0%

Language

Mother tongue (2011)[3]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 1,195 95.2%
English only 30 2.4%
English and French 10 0.8%
Non-official languages 15 1.2%
French and non-official language 5 0.4%

See also

References

  1. ^ Reference number 298430 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 42032 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c "(Code 2442032) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census