Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality

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Memphrémagog
Regional county municipality
Location of Memphrémagog
Coordinates: 45°16′N 72°05′W / 45.267°N 72.083°W / 45.267; -72.083Coordinates: 45°16′N 72°05′W / 45.267°N 72.083°W / 45.267; -72.083[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Estrie
Effective January 1, 1982
County seat Magog
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Jacques Demers
Area[2][3]
 • Total 1,449.00 km2 (559.46 sq mi)
 • Land 1,320.96 km2 (510.03 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 48,551
 • Density 36.8/km2 (95/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 7.2%
 • Dwellings 28,760
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 819
Website www.mrc
memphremagog.com

Memphrémagog is a regional county municipality in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada.

History[edit]

After the signing of the Treaty of Paris on September 3, 1783, the American Revolutionary War ended. the state of Vermont was established in 1791. The border of Upper Canada was then defined at approximately 45 degrees north latitude.[4][5] The territory immediately adjacent to it became part of Quebec in 1848.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 17 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality, Quebec[8]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 35,984 —    
1996 38,461 +6.9%
1996A 39,127 +1.7%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 41,871 +7.0%
2001A 42,267 +0.9%
2006 45,310 +7.2%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 48,551 +7.2%
(A) adjusted figures due to boundary changes.

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality, Quebec[8]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
47,940
39,455 Increase 10.7% 82.30% 7,155 Decrease 8.1% 14.92% 585 Increase 80.0% 1.22% 745 Decrease 24.7% 1.55%
2006
44,745
35,645 Increase 10.6% 79.66% 7,785 Decrease 1.0% 17.40% 325 Decrease 31.6% 0.73% 990 Increase 53.5% 2.21%
2001
41,195
32,215 Increase 10.4% 78.20% 7,860 Increase 1.9% 19.08% 475 Increase 5.5% 1.15% 645 Increase 31.6% 1.57%
1996
37,830
29,175 n/a 77.12% 7,715 n/a 20.39% 450 n/a 1.19% 490 n/a 1.30%

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:[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 141054 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b c Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality
  3. ^ a b c 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality, Quebec
  4. ^ Van Zandt, Franklin K. Boundaries of the United States and the Several States. Geological Survey Professional Paper 909. Washington, DC; Government Printing Office, 1976. The Standard Compilation for its subject. P. 12.
  5. ^ Parry, Clive, ed. Consolidated Treaty Series. 231 Volumes. Dobbs Ferry, New York; Oceana Publications, 1969-1981. Volume 48; pp. 481; 487; 491-492.
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  8. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  9. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map

External links[edit]