Campbell's Bay, Quebec

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Campbell's Bay
Municipality
Skyline of Campbell's Bay
Location within Pontiac RCM.
Location within Pontiac RCM.
Campbell's Bay is located in Western Quebec
Campbell's Bay
Campbell's Bay
Location in western Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°44′N 76°36′W / 45.733°N 76.600°W / 45.733; -76.600Coordinates: 45°44′N 76°36′W / 45.733°N 76.600°W / 45.733; -76.600[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Outaouais
RCM Pontiac
Constituted February 23, 1904
Government[2]
 • Mayor William Stewart
 • Federal riding Pontiac
 • Prov. riding Pontiac
Area[2][3]
 • Total 3.50 km2 (1.35 sq mi)
 • Land 3.54 km2 (1.37 sq mi)
  There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 775
 • Density 219.1/km2 (567/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0X 1K0
Area code(s) 819
Access Routes[4] Route 148
Route 301

Campbell's Bay is a municipality in Pontiac Regional County Municipality in western Quebec, Canada. Its population in 2011 was 775.[3]

It is the county seat and is home to most government offices for the county, including the Sûreté du Québec, and has French and English elementary schools. Campbell's Bay is in the heart of the Pontiac, as it is situated between Shawville and Fort-Coulonge. It also lies completely enclosed by the municipality of Litchfield on all sides, with the exception of the Ottawa River to the west.

Campbell's Bay is the seat of the judicial district of Pontiac.[5]

History[edit]

A hanging took place in 1935 in Campbell's Bay Court Yard. Michael Bradley was convicted for the murder of five family members. He was the last person to be hanged in Campbell's Bay.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Campbell's Bay, Quebec[8]
Year Pop.   ±%  
1991 912 —    
1996 874 −4.2%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2001 766 −12.4%
2006 745 −2.7%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2011 775 +4.0%

Town festivals[edit]

  • FallFest at the Church of Faith, Praise and Prayer
  • Bikes in the Bay - weekend of motorcycle events, music, food and kids' activities on June 12, 13 & 14, 2009 visit www.bikesinthebay.com for more info
Front Street

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 379120 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b "Campbell's Bay". Répertoire des municipalités (in French). Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire. Retrieved 2012-04-03. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Campbell's Bay census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-04-03. 
  4. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map
  5. ^ Territorial Division Act. Revised Statutes of Quebec D-11.
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-03. 
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-03. 
  8. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census

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