Lorrainville, Quebec

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Lorrainville
Municipality
Lorrainville QC.jpg
Location within Témiscamingue RCM.
Location within Témiscamingue RCM.
Lorrainville is located in Western Quebec
Lorrainville
Lorrainville
Location in western Quebec.
Coordinates: 47°21′N 79°21′W / 47.350°N 79.350°W / 47.350; -79.350Coordinates: 47°21′N 79°21′W / 47.350°N 79.350°W / 47.350; -79.350[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Abitibi-Témiscamingue
RCM Témiscamingue
Settled 1883
Constituted February 16, 1994
Government[2]
 • Mayor Philippe Boutin
 • Federal riding Abitibi—Témiscamingue
 • Prov. riding Rouyn-Noranda–Témiscamingue
Area[2][3]
 • Total 87.20 km2 (33.67 sq mi)
 • Land 88.12 km2 (34.02 sq mi)
  There is an apparent contradiction between two authoritative sources
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 1,272
 • Density 14.4/km2 (37/sq mi)
 • Pop (2006–11) Decrease 4.0%
 • Dwellings 564
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0Z 2R0
Area code(s) 819
Website www.lorrainville.ca

Lorrainville is a municipality in northwestern Quebec, Canada, in the Témiscamingue Regional County Municipality. It was founded in 1907 by Isaïe Douaire, who was a farmer from Ville Marie.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2006: 1325 (2001 to 2006 population change: -6.1 %)
  • Population in 2001: 1411
  • Population in 1996: 1507
  • Population in 1991: 1452

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 533 (total dwellings: 564)

Mother tongue:[5]

  • English as first language: 0.7%
  • French as first language: 94.4%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 4.9%
Countryside outside Lorrainville

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 286579 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b "Lorrainville". Répertoire des municipalités (in French). Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire. Retrieved 2010-12-30. 
  3. ^ a b "Lorrainville census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2010-12-30. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census, and Population and dwelling count amendments
  5. ^ "Lorrainville community profile". 2006 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2010-12-30.