Duhamel-Ouest

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Duhamel-Ouest
Municipality
Fort Temiscamingue
Fort Temiscamingue
Location within Témiscamingue RCM.
Location within Témiscamingue RCM.
Duhamel-Ouest is located in Western Quebec
Duhamel-Ouest
Duhamel-Ouest
Location in western Quebec.
Coordinates: 47°22′N 79°26′W / 47.367°N 79.433°W / 47.367; -79.433Coordinates: 47°22′N 79°26′W / 47.367°N 79.433°W / 47.367; -79.433[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Abitibi-Témiscamingue
RCM Témiscamingue
Settled 1870s
Constituted February 20, 1911
Government[2]
 • Mayor Alain Sarrazin
 • Federal riding Abitibi—Témiscamingue
 • Prov. riding Rouyn-Noranda–Témiscamingue
Area[2][3]
 • Total 128.20 km2 (49.50 sq mi)
 • Land 91.78 km2 (35.44 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 828
 • Density 9.0/km2 (23/sq mi)
 • Pop (2006–11) Decrease 4.8%
 • Dwellings 419
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J9V 1A2
Area code(s) 819

Duhamel-Ouest is a municipality in northwestern Quebec, Canada in the Témiscamingue Regional County Municipality.

Located at a narrows of Lake Timiskaming, Duhamel-Ouest is home to the Fort Témiscamingue, a National Historic Site of Canada.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 828 (2006 to 2011 population change: -4.8 %)
  • Population in 2006: 870
  • Population in 2001: 766
  • Population in 1996: 671
  • Population in 1991: 595

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 338 (total dwellings: 419)

Mother tongue:[5]

  • English as first language: 2.9%
  • French as first language: 97.1%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 0%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 19633 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b "Duhamel-Ouest". Répertoire des municipalités (in French). Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire. Retrieved 2010-12-30. 
  3. ^ a b "Duhamel-Ouest census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2010-12-30. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ "Duhamel-Ouest community profile". 2006 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2010-12-30.