Deux-Montagnes Regional County Municipality

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Deux-Montagnes
Regional county municipality
Location in province of Quebec.
Location in province of Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°28′N 74°06′W / 45.467°N 74.100°W / 45.467; -74.100Coordinates: 45°28′N 74°06′W / 45.467°N 74.100°W / 45.467; -74.100[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Laurentides
Effective January 1, 1983
County seat[2] Saint-Eustache
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Marc Lauzon
Area[2][3]
 • Total 294.10 km2 (113.55 sq mi)
 • Land 243.39 km2 (93.97 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 95,670
 • Density 393.1/km2 (1,018/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 39,100
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Website www.mrc2m.qc.ca

Deux-Montagnes is a regional county municipality in the Laurentides region of Quebec, Canada. It is located immediately north of Laval on the north shore of the Rivière des Mille-Îles and on the north shore of the Lake of Two Mountains. Its seat is Saint-Eustache.

The municipality has a land area of 243.39 km² and a Canada 2011 Census population of 95,670 residents. Its largest community is the city of Saint-Eustache.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 7 subdivisions and one native reserve within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Deux-Montagnes Regional County Municipality, Quebec[6]
Year Pop.   ±%  
1991 71,218 —    
1996 78,960 +10.9%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2001 81,417 +3.1%
2006 87,249 +7.2%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2006A 87,264 +0.0%
2011 95,670 +9.6%
(A) adjustment due to boundary change.

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Deux-Montagnes Regional County Municipality, Quebec[6]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
94,620
84,000 Increase 8.4% 88.78% 5,905 Increase 3.3% 6.24% 905 Increase 28.4% 0.96% 3,810 Increase 42.7% 4.03%
2006
86,570
77,480 Increase 6.3% 89.50% 5,715 Increase 1.9% 6.60% 705 Decrease 9.0% 0.81% 2,670 Increase 72.8% 3.08%
2001
80,810
72,880 Increase 4.2% 90.19% 5,610 Decrease 8.9% 6.94% 775 Increase 2.6% 0.96% 1,545 Increase 8.8% 1.91%
1996
78,280
69,945 n/a 89.35% 6,160 n/a 7.87% 755 n/a 0.96% 1,420 n/a 1.81%

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:[7]

See also[edit]

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