Le Val-Saint-François Regional County Municipality

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Le Val-Saint-François
Regional county municipality
Location in province of Quebec.
Location in province of Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°34′N 72°01′W / 45.567°N 72.017°W / 45.567; -72.017Coordinates: 45°34′N 72°01′W / 45.567°N 72.017°W / 45.567; -72.017[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Estrie
Effective May 26, 1982
County seat Richmond
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Claude Boucher
Area[2][3]
 • Total 1,416.60 km2 (546.95 sq mi)
 • Land 1,403.96 km2 (542.07 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 29,654
 • Density 21.1/km2 (55/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 2.2%
 • Dwellings 13,640
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 819
Website www.val-saint-francois.qc.ca

Le Val-Saint-François is a regional county municipality in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada. The seat is Richmond.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 18 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Le Val-Saint-François Regional County Municipality, Quebec[6]
Year Pop.   ±%  
1991 32,304 —    
1996 33,422 +3.5%
1996A 28,143 −15.8%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2001 28,176 +0.1%
2001A 28,383 +0.7%
2006 29,023 +2.3%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2011 29,654 +2.2%
(A) adjusted figure due to boundary changes.

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Le Val-Saint-François 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
29,405
26,800 Increase 3.6% 91.14% 2,155 Decrease 10.2% 7.33% 260 Increase 1.9% 0.88% 190 Decrease 26.9% 0.65%
2006
28,760
25,845 Increase 3.1% 89.86% 2,400 Increase 3.8% 8.34% 255 Increase 31.4% 0.89% 260 Increase 40.4% 0.90%
2001
27,695
25,055 Decrease 16.2% 90.47% 2,310 Decrease 10.8% 8.34% 175 Decrease 32.7% 0.63% 155 Increase 19.4% 0.56%
1996
32,875
29,900 n/a 90.95% 2,590 n/a 7.88% 260 n/a 0.79% 125 n/a 0.38%

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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