Melbourne, Quebec

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For the former village of Melbourne (now part of Richmond), see Richmond, Quebec.
Melbourne
Township municipality
Location within Le Val-Saint-François RCM.
Location within Le Val-Saint-François RCM.
Melbourne is located in Southern Quebec
Melbourne
Melbourne
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°35′N 72°10′W / 45.583°N 72.167°W / 45.583; -72.167Coordinates: 45°35′N 72°10′W / 45.583°N 72.167°W / 45.583; -72.167[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Estrie
RCM Le Val-Saint-François
Constituted July 1, 1855
Government[2]
 • Mayor James Johnston
 • Federal riding Richmond—Arthabaska
 • Prov. riding Richmond
Area[2][3]
 • Total 173.70 km2 (67.07 sq mi)
 • Land 174.34 km2 (67.31 sq mi)
  There is an apparent contradiction between two authoritative sources
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 1,004
 • Density 5.8/km2 (15/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 8.3%
 • Dwellings 488
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0B 2B0
Area code(s) 819
Highways
A-55

Route 116
Route 243
Website www.melbournecanton.ca

Melbourne is a township municipality located in Le Val-Saint-François Regional County Municipality in the Estrie region of Quebec.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Melbourne, Quebec[4]
Year Pop.   ±%  
1991 1,055 —    
1996 977 −7.4%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2001 951 −2.7%
2006 1,095 +15.1%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2011 1,004 −8.3%

Language[edit]

Mother tongue (2011)[3]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 690 68.0%
English only 280 27.6%
English and French 15 1.5%
Non-official languages 15 1.5%
French and non-official language 5 0.5%
English and non-official language 5 0.5%
English, French and non-official language 5 0.5%

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External links[edit]




Upper Melbourne 1910