Austin, Quebec

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Austin
Municipality
Town of Austin, Quebec.JPG
Location within Memphrémagog RCM.
Location within Memphrémagog RCM.
Austin is located in Southern Quebec
Austin
Austin
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°11′N 72°17′W / 45.183°N 72.283°W / 45.183; -72.283Coordinates: 45°11′N 72°17′W / 45.183°N 72.283°W / 45.183; -72.283[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Estrie
RCM Memphrémagog
Founded 1793
Constituted November 5, 1938
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor Lisette Maillé
 • Federal riding Brome—Missisquoi
 • Prov. riding Orford
Area[2][4]
 • Total 86.50 km2 (33.40 sq mi)
 • Land 73.75 km2 (28.48 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 1,880
 • Density 25.5/km2 (66/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 33.9%
 • Dwellings 1,516
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0B 1B0
Area code(s) 819
Highways
A-10

Route 112
Website www.municipalite.
austin.qc.ca

Austin is a municipality on the western shore of Lake Memphremagog, part of the Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada.

It was home to inventor Reginald Fessenden.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Population trend:[5]

Census Population Change (%)
2011 1,880 Increase 33.9%
2006 1,404 Increase 16.9%
2001 1,201 Increase 10.9%
1996 1,083 Increase 25.3%
1991 864 N/A

Language[edit]

Mother tongue (2011)[4]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 1,545 82.4%
English only 290 15.5%
Both English and French 20 1.1%
Non-official languages 20 1.1%

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