Les Jardins-de-Napierville Regional County Municipality

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Les Jardins-de-Napierville
Regional county municipality
Location in province of Quebec.
Location in province of Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°10′N 73°31′W / 45.167°N 73.517°W / 45.167; -73.517Coordinates: 45°10′N 73°31′W / 45.167°N 73.517°W / 45.167; -73.517[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
Effective January 1, 1982
County seat Napierville
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Michel Lavoie
Area[2][3]
 • Total 807.30 km2 (311.70 sq mi)
 • Land 803.31 km2 (310.16 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 26,234
 • Density 32.7/km2 (85/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 8.8%
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Website www.mrcjardins
denapierville.ca

Les Jardins-de-Napierville (English: The Gardens of Napierville) is a regional county municipality (French: Municipalité régionale de comté (MRC)) in southwestern Quebec, Canada in the Montérégie region. Founded on January 1, 1982. Its seat is Napierville.

History[edit]

The RCM was formed on 1 January 1982 by combining historic Napierville County with other municipalities.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 11 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Les Jardins-de-Napierville Regional County Municipality, Quebec[6]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 21,977 —    
1996 22,936 +4.4%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 22,820 −0.5%
2006 24,111 +5.7%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 26,234 +8.8%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Les Jardins-de-Napierville 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
26,125
23,350 Increase 9.8% 89.38% 1,685 Increase 11.2% 6.45% 220 Increase 41.9% 0.84% 870 Decrease 1.1% 3.33%
2006
23,785
21,235 Increase 4.8% 89.28% 1,515 Decrease 5.0% 6.37% 155 Steady 0.0% 0.65% 880 Increase 72.5% 3.70%
2001
22,525
20,265 Decrease 1.1% 89.97% 1,595 Increase 0.9% 7.08% 155 Increase 72.2% 0.69% 510 Decrease 1.0% 2.26%
1996
22,670
20,485 n/a 90.36% 1,580 n/a 6.97% 90 n/a 0.40% 515 n/a 2.27%

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]

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