Granby, Quebec (township)

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Granby (township)
former township
(Granby, Quebec)
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM La Haute-Yamaska
Merged January 01, 2007
Electoral Districts
Federal

Shefford
Provincial Shefford
Government[1][2][3]
 • Mayor Richard Goulet
 • Federal MP(s) Robert Vincent (BQ)
 • Quebec MNA(s) François Bonnardel (ADQ)
Area[4]
 • Land 80.67 km2 (31.15 sq mi)
Population (2006)[4]
 • Total 11,748
 • Density 145.6/km2 (377/sq mi)
 • Change (2001-06) Increase3.6%
 • Dwellings 4,129
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 450
Access Routes[5] Route 137

The Township of Granby (French: Canton de Granby) was a township municipality in south-central Quebec, Canada in the Regional County Municipality La Haute-Yamaska. Its territory comprised the northern and western sections of the present-day City of Granby.

In 2006, citizens of the City of Granby and the Township of Granby voted in referendum for the township to merge into the City of Granby. Since January 1, 2007, it is a single city.[6]

According to the Canada 2001 Census:

  • Population: 11,335
  • % Change (1996-2001): 0.6
  • Dwellings: 3,810
  • Area (km².): 80.67
  • Density (persons per km².): 140.5

Communities[edit]

  • Mawcook -- Near Rivière Mawcook, northwestern area of the township.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 45°24′49.1″N 72°43′16.9″W / 45.413639°N 72.721361°W / 45.413639; -72.721361