Location (red) within Les Moulins RCM.
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|Constituted||July 1, 1855|
|• Mayor||Denise Paquette|
|• Federal riding||Montcalm|
|• Prov. riding||Masson|
|• Total||107.70 km2 (41.58 sq mi)|
|• Land||106.64 km2 (41.17 sq mi)|
|• Density||398.4/km2 (1,032/sq mi)|
|• Pop 2006–2011||25.8%|
|Time zone||EST (UTC−5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC−4)|
|Postal code(s)||J7K, J7L|
|Area code(s)||450 and 579|
Mascouche is an off-island suburb of Montreal, in southern Quebec, Canada. The city is located on the Mascouche River within the Les Moulins Regional County Municipality and has a population of 42,491, ranking 30th among Quebec municipalities.
Mascouche received city status on December 9, 1970, under mayor Gilles Forest.
Montréal/Mascouche Airport, the largest regional airport in Quebec, is three kilometres southeast of the city.
L'Étang-du-Grand-Coteau, an urban park situated in the city centre on Mascouche Boulevard, has the same area as Mount Royal Park in Montreal.
- Population in 2011: 42491 (2006 to 2011 population change: 25.8%)
- Population in 2006: 33,764 (2001 to 2006 population change: 14.2%)
- Population in 2001: 29,556
- Population in 1996: 28,097
- Population in 1991: 25,828
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 15,789 (total dwellings: 16,290)
- English as first language: 2.9%
- French as first language: 93.7%
- English and French as first language: 0.4%
- Other as first language: 3%
- André Duval (1955-1965)
- Gilles Forest (1965-1983)
- Bernard Patenaude (1983-1992)
- Richard Marcotte (1992-2012)
- Denise Paquette (2012- )
Mascouche is the hometown of baseball player Éric Gagné.
It is also Émilie Mondor's hometown, a Canadian Olympic athlete, who was a two-time national champion in the women's 5,000 metres.
- Reference number 39528 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
- Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire
- Statistics Canada 2011 Census – Mascouche community profile
- William Marsden (April 20, 2012). "Mascouche mayor arrested, interrogated". Montreal Gazette. Retrieved April 21, 2012.
- Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census