L'Assomption Regional County Municipality

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L'Assomption
Regional county municipality
Location of L'Assomption
Coordinates: 45°48′N 73°26′W / 45.800°N 73.433°W / 45.800; -73.433Coordinates: 45°48′N 73°26′W / 45.800°N 73.433°W / 45.800; -73.433[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Lanaudière
Effective January 1, 1983
County seat L'Assomption
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Chantal Deschamps
Area[2][3]
 • Total 285.40 km2 (110.19 sq mi)
 • Land 255.71 km2 (98.73 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 119,840
 • Density 468.7/km2 (1,214/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006–2011 Increase 9.3%
 • Dwellings 49,153
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Website www.mrclassomption.qc.ca

L'Assomption (The Assumption) is a regional county municipality in the Lanaudière region of Quebec, Canada. The seat is L'Assomption. L'Assomption is located directly north of the city of Montreal.

It is named for the L'Assomption River which flows through the region from the north before emptying into the Saint Lawrence River in the south of the region at Repentigny.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 6 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - L'Assomption Regional County Municipality, Quebec[6]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 91,537 —    
1996 102,188 +11.6%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 103,977 +1.8%
2006 109,636 +5.4%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 119,840 +9.3%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - L'Assomption 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
118,285
111,225 Increase 7.3% 94.03% 1,630 Increase 21.6% 1.38% 660 Increase 97.0% 0.56% 4,770 Increase 38.7% 4.03%
2006
108,815
103,700 Increase 3.3% 95.30% 1,340 Increase 21.3% 1.23% 335 Increase 42.6% 0.31% 3,440 Increase 135.6% 3.16%
2001
103,200
100,400 Increase 2.4% 97.29% 1,105 Decrease 22.7% 1.07% 235 Decrease 30.9% 0.23% 1,460 Increase 9.8% 1.41%
1996
101,190
98,090 n/a 96.94% 1,430 n/a 1.41% 340 n/a 0.34% 1,330 n/a 1.31%

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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