Stornoway, Quebec

Estrie Le Granit Regional County Municipality Quebec
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Stornoway
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Location within Le Granit RCM
Location within Le Granit RCM
Stornoway is located in Southern Quebec
Stornoway
Stornoway
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°43′N 71°10′W / 45.72°N 71.17°W / 45.72; -71.17Coordinates: 45°43′N 71°10′W / 45.72°N 71.17°W / 45.72; -71.17[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionEstrie
RCMLe Granit
ConstitutedJanuary 1, 1858
Government
 • MayorPierre-André Gagné
 • Federal ridingMégantic—L'Érable
 • Prov. ridingMégantic
Area
 • Total184.60 km2 (71.27 sq mi)
 • Land181.47 km2 (70.07 sq mi)
Population
 • Total559
 • Density3.1/km2 (8/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 4.3%
 • Dwellings
250
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)819
Highways Route 108
Route 161
Websitewww.munstornoway.qc.ca Edit this at Wikidata

Stornoway, French: Stornoway, Scottish Gaelic: Steòrnabhagh is a small village of 600 people. It is a municipality in Quebec, in the regional county municipality of Le Granit in the administrative region of Estrie. It is named after Stornoway, a burgh on the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland by Colin Noble in 1852, replacing Bruceville.

It is at the intersection of two provincial highways, Route 108 and Route 161.

Demographics

Historical population of Stornoway, Quebec
(Source: StatsCan)
Year19962001200620112016
Population564606584559530

External links

Former official website of Stornoway: "Municipalité de Stornoway". 2013-01-01. Archived from the original on 2013-01-01. (in French)

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