Coaticook, Quebec

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For the regional county municipality, see Coaticook Regional County Municipality.
Coaticook
City
Main Street
Main Street
Location within Coaticook RCM.
Location within Coaticook RCM.
Coaticook is located in Southern Quebec
Coaticook
Coaticook
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°08′N 71°48′W / 45.133°N 71.800°W / 45.133; -71.800Coordinates: 45°08′N 71°48′W / 45.133°N 71.800°W / 45.133; -71.800[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Estrie
RCM Coaticook
Settled 1820s
Constituted December 30, 1998
Government[2]
 • Mayor Bertrand Lamoureux
 • Federal riding Compton—Stanstead
 • Prov. riding Saint-François
Area[2][3]
 • Total 223.60 km2 (86.33 sq mi)
 • Land 218.57 km2 (84.39 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 9,255
 • Density 42.3/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 0.6%
 • Dwellings 4,208
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J1A
Area code(s) 819
Highways Route 141
Route 147
Route 208
Website www.ville.coaticook.qc.ca
Beaulne House in Coaticook

Coaticook is a town in southeastern Quebec, Canada on the Coaticook River; it is the seat of the Coaticook Regional County Municipality. Its southern border is also the border with the United States

Communities[edit]

In addition to the primary community of Coaticook, smaller communities now within the municipal boundaries include Baldwin's Mills, Barnston, Ladd's Mills and Stanhope. Stanhope was a separate community in the 1890s.

Stanhope is home to the small Stanhope Airport.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Mother tongue:[7]

  • English as first language: 5.5%
  • French as first language: 92.3%
  • English and French as first language: 0.6%
  • Other as first language: 1.6%

Cemeteries[edit]

Cemeteries in or near Coaticook include Mount Forest Cemetery,[8] Saint Edmond Cemetery,[9][10] St-Luc and St-Wilfrid-de-Barnston.

Sports[edit]

Coaticook is home to the Coaticook Big Bill of the Ligue de Baseball Senior Élite du Québec, which play their home games in Julien Morin Stadium.

Pictures of Coaticook[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 351657 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b "Coaticook". Répertoire des municipalités (in French). Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  3. ^ a b c "Coaticook census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  4. ^ a b "Electronic Area Profiles". Canada 1996 Census. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2014-01-28. 
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  7. ^ "Coaticook community profile". 2006 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  8. ^ "Mount Forest Cemetery, Coaticook, Stanstead County, Quebec". interment.net. Retrieved 2009-11-08. 
  9. ^ "Liste des cimetières du diocèse". Cimetière Saint-Michel-de-Sherbrooke (in French). Retrieved 2009-11-08. 
  10. ^ "Saint Edmond Cemetery, Coaticook, Stanstead County, Quebec". interment.net. Retrieved 2009-11-08. 

External links[edit]

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