Pontiac Regional County Municipality

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Pontiac
Regional county municipality
Location in province of Quebec.
Location in province of Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°03′N 76°55′W / 46.050°N 76.917°W / 46.050; -76.917Coordinates: 46°03′N 76°55′W / 46.050°N 76.917°W / 46.050; -76.917[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Outaouais
Effective January 1, 1983
County seat Campbell's Bay
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Michael McCrank
Area[2][3]
 • Total 14,105.70 km2 (5,446.24 sq mi)
 • Land 12,992.69 km2 (5,016.51 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 14,358
 • Density 1.1/km2 (3/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 1.6%
 • Dwellings 9,224
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 819
Website www.mrcpontiac.qc.ca
Location of Pontiac in Outaouais Region

Pontiac is a regional county municipality in the Outaouais region of Quebec, Canada. Campbell's Bay is the county seat. It should not be confused with the municipality of Pontiac, which is located in the neighbouring Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais Regional County Municipality.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 18 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Pontiac Regional County Municipality, Quebec[6]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 15,111 —    
1996 15,576 +3.1%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 14,565 −6.5%
2006 14,586 +0.1%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 14,358 −1.6%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Pontiac Regional County Municipality, Quebec[6]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
14,170
5,735 Decrease 3.3% 40.47% 8,015 Decrease 2.1% 56.56% 250 Increase 117.4% 1.76% 170 Decrease 15.0% 1.20%
2006
14,435
5,930 Increase 7.8% 41.08% 8,190 Decrease 0.4% 56.74% 115 Decrease 67.1% 0.80% 200 Decrease 33.3% 1.38%
2001
14,370
5,500 Decrease 7.9% 38.27% 8,220 Decrease 8.7% 57.20% 350 Increase 29.6% 2.44% 300 Increase 81.8% 2.09%
1996
15,405
5,970 n/a 38.75% 9,000 n/a 58.42% 270 n/a 1.75% 165 n/a 1.07%

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:[7]

See also[edit]

Pontiac Tourism

References[edit]

External links[edit]