Lac-Saint-Joseph, Quebec

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Lac-Saint-Joseph
City
Motto: Environnement Protégerai
Location within La Jacques-Cartier RCM.
Location within La Jacques-Cartier RCM.
Lac-Saint-Joseph is located in Central Quebec
Lac-Saint-Joseph
Lac-Saint-Joseph
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°55′N 71°39′W / 46.917°N 71.650°W / 46.917; -71.650Coordinates: 46°55′N 71°39′W / 46.917°N 71.650°W / 46.917; -71.650[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Capitale-Nationale
RCM La Jacques-Cartier
Constituted June 10, 1936
Government[2]
 • Mayor O'Donnell Bédard
 • Federal riding Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier
 • Prov. riding La Peltrie
Area[2][3]
 • Total 42.10 km2 (16.25 sq mi)
 • Land 33.66 km2 (13.00 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 251
 • Density 7.5/km2 (19/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 5.6%
 • Dwellings 364
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G3N 0B4
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways No major routes
Website www.villelacstjoseph.com

Lac-Saint-Joseph is a town in Quebec, Canada, located on the eponymous Lake Saint-Joseph.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Lac-Saint-Joseph, Quebec[4]
Year Pop.   ±%  
1991 140 —    
1996 83 −40.7%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2001 184 +121.7%
2006 266 +44.6%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2011 251 −5.6%

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 118 (total dwellings: 364)

Language[edit]

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 3.5%
  • French as first language: 96.5%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 0%

List of mayors[edit]

  • J. Gérald Coote, 1936
  • J. A. Saucier, 1936-1952
  • Henri Giguère, 1952-1961
  • Guy Desrivières, 1961-1967
  • Fernand Grenier, 1967-1974
  • J.-Arthur Bédard, 1974-1982
  • Raymond Blouin, 1982-1990 and 1994-2005
  • Robert Simard, 1990-1994
  • O'Donnell Bédard, 2005-

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 33343 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire - Répertoire des municipalités: Lac-Saint-Joseph
  3. ^ a b Statistics Canada 2011 Census - Lac-Saint-Joseph census profile
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census