Saint-Jacques, Quebec

Montcalm Regional County Municipality Lanaudière Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
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Saint-Jacques
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Location within Montcalm RCM
Location within Montcalm RCM
Saint-Jacques is located in Central Quebec
Saint-Jacques
Saint-Jacques
Location in central Quebec
Coordinates: 45°57′N 73°34′W / 45.950°N 73.567°W / 45.950; -73.567Coordinates: 45°57′N 73°34′W / 45.950°N 73.567°W / 45.950; -73.567[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionLanaudière
RCMMontcalm
ConstitutedMay 20, 1998
Government
 • MayorPierre Beaulieu
 • Federal ridingMontcalm
 • Prov. ridingJoliette
Area
 • Total67.20 km2 (25.95 sq mi)
 • Land67.34 km2 (26.00 sq mi)
 There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total4,021
 • Density59.7/km2 (155/sq mi)
 • Pop (2006–11)
Increase 8.5%
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways[4] Route 158
Route 341
Websitewww.st-jacques.org

Saint-Jacques is a municipality in the Lanaudière region of Quebec, Canada, part of the Montcalm Regional County Municipality.

Saint-Jacques was founded in 1774 by Acadian settlers from Boston after the Great Upheaval of 1755.

Demographics

Population trend:[5]

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 1636 (total dwellings: 1698)

Mother tongue:

Education

Commission scolaire des Samares operates francophone public schools:

The Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board operates anglophone public schools, including:

References