Saint-Amable

Marguerite-D'Youville Regional County Municipality Varennes, Quebec Quebec
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Saint-Amable
Location within Marguerite-D'Youville RCM.
Location within Marguerite-D'Youville RCM.
Saint-Amable is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Amable
Saint-Amable
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°39′N 73°18′W / 45.650°N 73.300°W / 45.650; -73.300Coordinates: 45°39′N 73°18′W / 45.650°N 73.300°W / 45.650; -73.300[1]
CountryCanada
ProvinceQuebec
RegionMontérégie
RCMMarguerite-D'Youville
ConstitutedJune 13, 1921
Government
 • MayorFrançois Gamache
 • Federal ridingPierre-Boucher—Les Patriotes—Verchères
 • Prov. ridingVerchères
Area
 • Total37.00 km2 (14.29 sq mi)
 • Land36.68 km2 (14.16 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[4]
 • Total10,870
 • Density296.3/km2 (767/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 29.4%
 • Dwellings
4,122
Time zoneUTC−05:00 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−04:00 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways
A-20 (TCH)

A-30
Websitewww.st-amable.qc.ca

Saint-Amable is a town 38.1 km (23.7 mi)[5] east of Montreal in southwestern Quebec, Canada, within the Marguerite-D'Youville Regional County Municipality. The population as of the 2011 Canadian Census was 10,870.

History

The municipality, founded on 21 June 1921, is named after Amable de Riom, a popular saint from the period of New France (1534-1763).

Demographics

Population

Historical Census Data - Saint-Amable, Quebec[8]
YearPop.±%
1991 5,804—    
1996 7,105+22.4%
YearPop.±%
2001 7,278+2.4%
2006 8,398+15.4%
YearPop.±%
2011 10,870+29.4%

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Saint-Amable, Quebec[8]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
10,835
10,405 Increase 27.7% 96.03% 165 Increase 73.7% 1.52% 40 Increase 166.7% 0.37% 225 Increase 66.7% 2.08%
2006
8,395
8,150 Increase 14.7% 97.08% 95 Increase 18.7% 1.13% 15 Steady 0.0% 0.18% 135 Increase 107.7% 1.61%
2001
7,265
7,105 Increase 2.5% 97.80% 80 Increase 6.7% 1.10% 15 Steady 0.0% 0.21% 65 Decrease 7.1% 0.89%
1996
7,090
6,930 n/a 97.74% 75 n/a 1.06% 15 n/a 0.21% 70 n/a 0.99%

Economy

Within the fertile area between the Saint Lawrence and Richelieu rivers, Saint-Amable has agriculture as its main economic activity.

See also

References

  1. ^ Reference number 137709 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-Amable
  3. ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: VERCHÈRES--LES PATRIOTES (Quebec)
  4. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-05-18.
  5. ^ Google Maps
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-05-18.
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  8. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census