La Jacques-Cartier Regional County Municipality

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La Jacques-Cartier
Regional county municipality
Location of La Jacques-Cartier
Coordinates: 47°02′N 71°35′W / 47.033°N 71.583°W / 47.033; -71.583Coordinates: 47°02′N 71°35′W / 47.033°N 71.583°W / 47.033; -71.583[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Capitale-Nationale
Effective April 1, 1981
County seat Shannon
Municipalities
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Jacques Marcotte
Area[3][4]
 • Total 3,321.20 km2 (1,282.32 sq mi)
 • Land 3,194.99 km2 (1,233.59 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 36,883
 • Density 11.5/km2 (30/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 24.0%
 • Dwellings 16,206
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Website www.mrc.
lajacquescartier.qc.ca

La Jacques-Cartier is a regional county municipality in the Capitale-Nationale region of Quebec, Canada. The seat is in Shannon. It is named after the Jacques-Cartier River which runs through it and takes its source in its upper country.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 10 subdivisions within the RCM:[3]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - La Jacques-Cartier Regional County Municipality, Quebec[7]
Year Pop.   ±%  
1991 23,282 —    
1996 24,819 +6.6%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2001 26,459 +6.6%
2006 29,738 +12.4%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2011 36,883 +24.0%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - La Jacques-Cartier Regional County Municipality, Quebec[7]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
36,790
34,895 Increase 25.2% 94.85% 1,295 Increase 22.2% 3.52% 280 Increase 30.2% 0.76% 320 Decrease 39.6% 0.87%
2006
29,680
27,875 Increase 13.1% 93.92% 1,060 Decrease 17.2% 3.57% 215 Increase 2.4% 0.72% 530 Increase 112.0% 1.79%
2001
26,380
24,640 Increase 7.9% 93.40% 1,280 Decrease 15.5% 4.85% 210 Increase 27.3% 0.80% 250 Increase 35.1% 0.95%
1996
24,705
22,840 n/a 92.45% 1,515 n/a 6.13% 165 n/a 0.67% 185 n/a 0.75%

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:[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 141093 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ Ministère des Affaires municipale et des Régions du Québec. "MRC La Jacques-Cartier - Répertoire des municipalités". Retrieved 2009-04-15. 
  3. ^ a b Geographic code 220 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (French)
  4. ^ a b c Statistics Canada (March 10, 2007). "2011 Community profiles - La Jacques-Cartier". Retrieved 2009-04-15. 
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-02. 
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2014-03-02. 
  7. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  8. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map