Coaticook Regional County Municipality

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Coaticook
Regional county municipality
Quebec MRC Coaticook location map.svg
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
Effective January 1, 1982
County seat Coaticook
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Réjean Masson
Area[2][3]
 • Total 1,354.70 km2 (523.05 sq mi)
 • Land 1,338.98 km2 (516.98 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 18,847
 • Density 14.1/km2 (37/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 2.1%
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 819
Website www.mrcdecoaticook.qc.ca

Coaticook is a regional county municipality in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada. The seat is Coaticook.

History[edit]

On September 3, 1783, as a result of the signing of the Treaty of Paris the American Revolutionary War ended with Great Britain. Quebec's border with the states of Vermont and New Hampshire was established at 45 degrees north latitude.[4][5]

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 12 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Mother tongue language from Canada 2006 Census

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 15,820 87.28%
English only 1,925 10.62%
Both English and French 80 0.44%
Other languages 300 1.66%

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:[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 141109 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 440 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2444) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. 
  4. ^ Van Zandt, Franklin K. Boundaries of the United States and the Several States. Geological Survey Professional Paper 909. Washington, DC; Government Printing Office, 1976. The Standard Compilation for its subject. P. 12.
  5. ^ Parry, Clive, ed. Consolidated Treaty Series. 231 Volumes. Dobbs Ferry, New York; Oceana Publications, 1969-1981. Volume 48; pp. 481; 487; 491-492.
  6. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map

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