Sainte-Madeleine, Quebec

Les Maskoutains Regional County Municipality Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Quebec Canada 2011 Census
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Sainte-Madeleine
Sainte-Madeleine - Bureau de poste et rue St-Simon.jpg
Location within Les Maskoutains RCM
Location within Les Maskoutains RCM
Sainte-Madeleine is located in Southern Quebec
Sainte-Madeleine
Sainte-Madeleine
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°36′N 73°06′W / 45.600°N 73.100°W / 45.600; -73.100Coordinates: 45°36′N 73°06′W / 45.600°N 73.100°W / 45.600; -73.100[1]
CountryCanada
ProvinceQuebec
RegionMontérégie
RCMLes Maskoutains
ConstitutedDecember 30, 1919
Named forMary Magdalene[1]
Government
 • MayorAlain Paradis
 • Federal ridingSaint-Hyacinthe—Bagot
 • Prov. ridingBorduas
Area
 • Total5.30 km2 (2.05 sq mi)
 • Land5.36 km2 (2.07 sq mi)
 There is an apparent contradiction between two authoritative sources.
Population
 • Total2,356
 • Density439.8/km2 (1,139/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 8.3%
 • Dwellings
960
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways
A-20 (TCH)

Route 116
Route 227
Websitewww.villestemadeleine.qc.ca Edit this at Wikidata

Sainte-Madeleine is a village municipality in southwestern Quebec, Canada in Les Maskoutains Regional County Municipality. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 2,356.

Le Camping Ste-Madeleine, founded in 1967 for visitors to EXPO 67, is the area's principal tourist attraction. The annual musical event, the Festival Country du Camping Sainte-Madeleine, held in late July, attracts approximately 5,000 visitors to the community of 2,356.

Individuals born in Sainte-Madeleine include artist France Jodoin.[5]

Demographics

Population

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Sainte-Madeleine, Quebec[8]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
2,355
2,305 Increase 8.0% 97.88% 15 Increase 50.0% 0.64% 10 Increase n/a% 0.42% 25 Steady 0.0% 1.06%
2006
2,170
2,135 Increase 6.8% 98.39% 10 Steady 0.0% 0.46% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00% 25 Increase 150.0% 1.15%
2001
2,020
2,000 Increase 1.0% 99.01% 10 Steady 0.0% 0.49% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00% 10 Increase n/a% 0.49%
1996
1,990
1,980 n/a 99.50% 10 n/a 0.50% 0 n/a 0.00% 0 n/a 0.00%

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Reference number 56259 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Sainte-Madeleine
  3. ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: SAINT-HYACINTHE--BAGOT (Quebec)
  4. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-25.
  5. ^ Boucher, Sarah. De toutes petites histoires / Simple Short Stories. Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke: 2012. Print.
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-25.
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  8. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census