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Sainte-Martine, Quebec

Beauharnois-Salaberry Regional County Municipality Quebec Route 138 Montérégie
Sainte-Martine
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Location within Beauharnois-Salaberry RCM
Location within Beauharnois-Salaberry RCM
Sainte-Martine is located in Southern Quebec
Sainte-Martine
Sainte-Martine
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°15′N 73°48′W / 45.25°N 73.8°W / 45.25; -73.8Coordinates: 45°15′N 73°48′W / 45.25°N 73.8°W / 45.25; -73.8[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionMontérégie
RCMBeauharnois-Salaberry
ConstitutedSeptember 9, 1999
Government
 • MayorMaude Laberge
 • Federal ridingChâteauguay—Lacolle
 • Prov. ridingHuntingdon
Area
 • Total64.70 km2 (24.98 sq mi)
 • Land63.59 km2 (24.55 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[4]
 • Total5,461
 • Density86.4/km2 (224/sq mi)
 • Pop 2011-2016
Increase 10.0%
 • Dwellings
2,368
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways Route 138
Route 205
Websitewww.municipalite.sainte-martine.qc.ca

Sainte-Martine is a municipality in Beauharnois-Salaberry Regional County Municipality in the Montérégie region of Quebec, Canada. The population as of the Canada 2016 Census was 5,461. The municipality is made up of a large northern section and a small unattached southern area that was known as the municipality of Saint-Paul-de-Châteauguay until its merger with Sainte-Martine on September 9, 1999.

Geography

Communities

The following locations reside within the municipality's boundaries:[1]

Demographics

Population

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Sainte-Martine, Quebec[8]
(+) Pre-merger combined population totals for Sainte-Martine (municipality) and Saint-Paul-de-Châteauguay (municipality).
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
4,950
4,680 Increase 15.6% 94.54% 175 Increase 105.9% 3.54% 40 Increase 300.0% 0.81% 55 Decrease 8.3% 1.11%
2006
4,205
4,050 Increase 13.9% 96.31% 85 Decrease 37.0% 2.02% 10 Decrease 60.0% 0.24% 60 Increase n/a% 1.43%
2001
3,715
3,555 Increase 1.7% 95.69% 135 Increase 22.7% 3.63% 25 Decrease 37.5% 0.67% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00%
1996
3,645+
3,495 n/a 95.88% 110 n/a 3.02% 40 n/a 1.10% 0 n/a 0.00%
Chateauguay River with Parish of Sainte Martine Church in distance.

Transportation

The Exo du Haut-Saint-Laurent sector provides commuter and local bus services.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Reference number 261892 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-Martine
  3. ^ Riding history for Beauharnois—Salaberry, Quebec from the Library of Parliament
  4. ^ a b 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Sainte-Martine, Quebec
  5. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-02-15.
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-02-15.
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  8. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census