East Bolton, Quebec

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East Bolton
Bolton-Est
Municipality
Location within Memphrémagog RCM.
Location within Memphrémagog RCM.
East Bolton is located in Southern Quebec
East Bolton
East Bolton
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°12′N 72°21′W / 45.200°N 72.350°W / 45.200; -72.350Coordinates: 45°12′N 72°21′W / 45.200°N 72.350°W / 45.200; -72.350[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Estrie
RCM Memphrémagog
Constituted December 28, 1876
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor Royal Dupuis
 • Federal riding Brome—Missisquoi
 • Prov. riding Orford
Area[2][4]
 • Total 81.60 km2 (31.51 sq mi)
 • Land 79.90 km2 (30.85 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 910
 • Density 11.4/km2 (30/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 29.3%
 • Dwellings 767
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0E 1G0
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways Route 243
Route 245
Website www.boltonest.ca

East Bolton (French: Bolton-Est) is a municipality of about 900 people, part of the Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality in the Estrie region of Quebec.

It is the birthplace of Reginald Fessenden, radio pioneer who invented amplitude modulation (AM).

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Population trend:[5]

Census Population Change (%)
2011 910 Increase 29.3%
2006 704 Increase 1.0%
2001 697 Increase 7.1%
1996 651 Increase 9.4%
1991 595 N/A

Language[edit]

Mother tongue (2011)[4]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 550 60.4%
English only 325 35.7%
Non-official language 25 2.7%
English & French 5 0.6%
English, French and non-official language 5 0.6%

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