Compton, Quebec

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Compton
Municipality
Location within Coaticook RCM.
Location within Coaticook RCM.
Compton is located in Southern Quebec
Compton
Compton
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°14′N 71°49′W / 45.233°N 71.817°W / 45.233; -71.817Coordinates: 45°14′N 71°49′W / 45.233°N 71.817°W / 45.233; -71.817[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Estrie
RCM Coaticook
Constituted December 8, 1999
Government[2]
 • Mayor Fernand Veilleux
 • Federal riding Compton—Stanstead
 • Prov. riding Saint-François
Area[2][3]
 • Total 208.30 km2 (80.43 sq mi)
 • Land 205.47 km2 (79.33 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 3,112
 • Density 15.1/km2 (39/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 10.4%
 • Dwellings 1,272
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0B 1L0
Area code(s) 819
Highways Route 143
Route 147
Route 208
Website www.compton.ca

Compton is a municipality in Coaticook Regional County Municipality in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Population trend:[4]

Census Population Change (%)
2011 3,112 Increase 10.4%
2006 2,818 Decrease 8.9%
ADJ 2,927 (+) Decrease 3.9%
2001 3,047 Increase 0.1%
ADJ 3,043 (+) Increase 39.3%
1996 2,185 Increase 5.7%
1991 2,067 N/A

(+) adjusted figures due to boundary changes

Elected representatives[edit]

Fernand Veilleux, mayor

Notable people from Compton[edit]

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