Marieville, Quebec

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Marieville
City
Marieville-Architecture d’inspiration Victorienne.jpg
Location within Rouville RCM
Location within Rouville RCM
Marieville is located in Southern Quebec
Marieville
Marieville
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°26′N 73°10′W / 45.433°N 73.167°W / 45.433; -73.167Coordinates: 45°26′N 73°10′W / 45.433°N 73.167°W / 45.433; -73.167[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Rouville
Constituted June 14, 2000
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor Alain Ménard
 • Federal riding Chambly—Borduas
 • Prov. riding Iberville
Area[2][4]
 • Total 62.90 km2 (24.29 sq mi)
 • Land 62.78 km2 (24.24 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 10,094
 • Density 160.8/km2 (416/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 34.1%
 • Dwellings 4,303
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J3M
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways
A-10

Route 112
Route 227
Website www.ville.marieville.qc.ca

Marieville is a city in the Canadian province of Quebec. It is located within the Rouville Regional County Municipality in the Montérégie region about 30 kilometers east of Montreal. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 10,094.

History[edit]

In 1708, Sieur Claude de Ramezey obtain a parcel of land which was named the Monnoir manor. Population increased starting at around 1740. It became a parish in 1832 and officially an incorporated municipality in 1858 and later an incorporated city in 1905. In 2000, the parish of Sainte-Marie-de-Monnoir, which previously demerged from Marieville in 1855 was re-merged. Its main economic activity today is still agriculture.[5]

Geography[edit]

Marieville is accessible via Quebec Autoroute 10, which runs from Montreal to Sherbrooke via Granby and Magog. Quebec Route 112 is a route that runs parallel to A-10 but through the municipality but continues north of Sherbrooke toward Thetford Mines. Quebec Route 227 is the secondary road that connects A-10 to the center of Marieville and runs south towards Champlain Lake and north towards Quebec Autoroute 20 near Sainte-Madeleine.

Demographics[edit]

Markets[edit]

Marieville has its own Christmas Market. There were two Christmas Markets so far in 2010 and 2011. The 2012 edition has already been announced. It also has its Public Market from June to October, since June 2012.

Government[edit]

City Council[edit]

  • Alain Ménard, mayor

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