Drummond Regional County Municipality

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Drummond
Regional county municipality
Location of Drummond
Coordinates: 45°53′N 72°29′W / 45.883°N 72.483°W / 45.883; -72.483Coordinates: 45°53′N 72°29′W / 45.883°N 72.483°W / 45.883; -72.483[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Centre-du-Québec
Effective January 1, 1982
County seat Drummondville
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Jean-Pierre Vallée
Area[2][3]
 • Total 1,627.20 km2 (628.27 sq mi)
 • Land 1,600.62 km2 (618.00 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 98,681
 • Density 61.7/km2 (160/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 6.1%
 • Dwellings 45,249
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 819
Website www.mrcdrummond.qc.ca

Drummond is a regional county municipality in the Centre-du-Québec region of Quebec, Canada. The seat is Drummondville.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 18 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Mother tongue language from Canada 2006 Census

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 87140 95.70%
English only 1165 1.28%
Both English and French 275 0.30%
Other languages 2475 2.72%

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:[4]

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