Saint-Alexandre, Quebec

Le Haut-Richelieu Regional County Municipality Quebec Canada
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Saint-Alexandre
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Motto(s): 
La fidélité et la foi triomphent
(Latin: Fidelitas et fides vincunt)
Location within Le Haut-Richelieu RCM
Location within Le Haut-Richelieu RCM
Saint-Alexandre is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Alexandre
Saint-Alexandre
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°14′N 73°07′W / 45.233°N 73.117°W / 45.233; -73.117Coordinates: 45°14′N 73°07′W / 45.233°N 73.117°W / 45.233; -73.117[1]
CountryCanada
ProvinceQuebec
RegionMontérégie
RCMLe Haut-Richelieu
ConstitutedSeptember 17, 1988
Government
 • MayorAndré Bergeron
 • Federal ridingSaint-Jean
 • Prov. ridingIberville
Area
 • Total76.30 km2 (29.46 sq mi)
 • Land76.16 km2 (29.41 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[4]
 • Total2,495
 • Density32.8/km2 (85/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 6.6%
 • Dwellings
938
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways Route 227
Websitewww.saint-alexandre.ca Edit this at Wikidata

Saint-Alexandre is a municipality in the province of Quebec, Canada, located in the Regional County Municipality of Le Haut-Richelieu. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 2,495. Residents of Saint-Alexandre are called Alexandrins (Alexandrines, fem.).

History

Saint-Alexandre was named for Alexander, bishop of Alexandria from 313 to 328, who was succeeded by Athanasius.[5]

Demographics

Population

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Saint-Alexandre, Quebec[8]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
2,500
2,370 Increase 11.5% 94.80% 65 Increase 116.7% 2.60% 15 Increase 50.0% 0.60% 50 Decrease 70.6% 2.00%
2006
2,335
2,125 Decrease 7.6% 91.01% 30 Increase 20.0% 1.28% 10 Decrease 77.8% 0.43% 170 Increase 750.0% 7.28%
2001
2,390
2,300 Increase 3.6% 96.23% 25 Decrease 64.3% 1.05% 45 Increase 350.0% 1.88% 20 Decrease 73.3% 0.84%
1996
2,375
2,220 n/a 93.47% 70 n/a 2.95% 10 n/a 0.42% 75 n/a 3.16%

See also

References

  1. ^ Reference number 227748 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Saint-Alexandre
  3. ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: SAINT-JEAN (Quebec)
  4. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  5. ^ Municipalité de Saint-Alexandre Archived 2007-10-11 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  8. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census