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Témiscouata Regional County Municipality

Regional county municipality New Brunswick Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac
Témiscouata
Location of Témiscouata
Coordinates: 47°41′N 68°53′W / 47.683°N 68.883°W / 47.683; -68.883Coordinates: 47°41′N 68°53′W / 47.683°N 68.883°W / 47.683; -68.883[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionBas-Saint-Laurent
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1982
County seatTémiscouata-sur-le-Lac
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectSerge Fortin
Area
 • Total4,025.80 km2 (1,554.37 sq mi)
 • Land3,904.03 km2 (1,507.35 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total19,574
 • Density5.0/km2 (13/sq mi)
 • Change
2011-2016
Decrease 4.9%
 • Dwellings
10,778
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)418 and 581
Websitewww.mrctemiscouata.qc.ca

Témiscouata is a regional county municipality in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region of Quebec, Canada. It is located southeast of Rivière-du-Loup, bordering New Brunswick, and is centred on Lake Témiscouata. Its seat is Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac.

Major industries include forestry, agriculture and maple syrup products.

Subdivisions

There are 19 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics

Population

Historical Census Data - Témiscouata Regional County Municipality, Quebec
YearPop.±%
1991 23,348—    
1996 23,082−1.1%
2001 22,420−2.9%
YearPop.±%
2006 21,785−2.8%
2011 20,572−5.6%
2016 19,574−4.9%
[8][9][3]

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Témiscouata Regional County Municipality, Quebec[8][9][3]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
19,220
19,025 Decrease 9.9% 98.99% 100 Decrease 4.8% 0.52% 35 Steady 0.0% 0.18% 60 Increase 33.3% 0.31%
2011
20,300
20,115 Decrease 3.8% 99.09% 105 Decrease 4.5% 0.52% 35 Decrease 30.0% 0.17% 45 Decrease 70.0% 0.22%
2006
21,220
20,915 Decrease 4.1% 98.56% 110 Increase 175.0% 0.52% 50 Increase 25.0% 0.24% 145 Increase 480.0% 0.68%
2001
21,910
21,805 Decrease 3.2% 99.52% 40 Decrease 42.9% 0.18% 40 Increase 33.3% 0.18% 25 Increase n/a% 0.11%
1996
22,625
22,525 n/a 99.56% 70 n/a 0.31% 30 n/a 0.13% 0 n/a 0.00%

Transportation

Access Routes

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[10]

See also

References

  1. ^ Reference number 141036 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 130 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c d "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Témiscouata, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved December 27, 2019.
  4. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-12-27.
  5. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-04-11.
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-04-11.
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  8. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  9. ^ a b "(Code 2413) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  10. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map