Brome-Missisquoi Regional County Municipality

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Brome-Missisquoi
Regional county municipality
Location in province of Quebec.
Location in province of Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°08′N 72°48′W / 45.133°N 72.800°W / 45.133; -72.800Coordinates: 45°08′N 72°48′W / 45.133°N 72.800°W / 45.133; -72.800[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
Effective January 1, 1983
County seat Cowansville
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Arthur Fauteux
Area[2][3]
 • Total 1,685.90 km2 (650.93 sq mi)
 • Land 1,651.73 km2 (637.74 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 55,621
 • Density 33.7/km2 (87/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 5.4%
 • Dwellings 29,296
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Website www.brome-missisquoi.ca

Brome-Missisquoi is a regional county municipality in the Montérégie region of Quebec, Canada. Its seat is Cowansville.[2]

In Parliament it is covered by the Brome—Missisquoi federal electoral district.

History[edit]

On January 1, 2010, the city of Bromont moved from La Haute-Yamaska Regional County Municipality to Brome-Missisquoi.[4]

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 21 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Brome-Missisquoi Regional County Municipality, Quebec[7]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 45,257 —    
1996 45,987 +1.6%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 46,165 +0.4%
2006 46,720 +1.2%
Year Pop. ±%
2010A 52,769 +12.9%
2011 55,621 +5.4%
(A) adjustment due to boundary change.

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Brome-Missisquoi Regional County Municipality, Quebec[7]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
54,590
42,240 Increase 25.9% 77.38% 10,250 Increase 4.2% 18.78% 840 Increase 18.3% 1.54% 1,260 Decrease 2.7% 2.31%
2006
45,400
33,560 Increase 1.8% 73.92% 9,835 Decrease 2.8% 21.66% 710 Decrease 4.7% 1.56% 1,295 Increase 30.8% 2.85%
2001
44,830
32,975 Increase 2.7% 73.56% 10,120 Decrease 6.1% 22.57% 745 Increase 4.9% 1.66% 990 Increase 11.2% 2.21%
1996
44,485
32,105 n/a 72.17% 10,780 n/a 24.23% 710 n/a 1.60% 890 n/a 2.00%

Transportation[edit]

Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[8]

See also[edit]

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