Saint-Amable, Quebec

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Saint-Amable
Municipality
Location within Marguerite-D'Youville RCM.
Location within Marguerite-D'Youville RCM.
Saint-Amable is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Amable
Saint-Amable
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°39′N 73°18′W / 45.650°N 73.300°W / 45.650; -73.300Coordinates: 45°39′N 73°18′W / 45.650°N 73.300°W / 45.650; -73.300[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Marguerite-D'Youville
Constituted June 13, 1921
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor François Gamache
 • Federal riding Verchères—Les Patriotes
 • Prov. riding Verchères
Area[2][4]
 • Total 37.00 km2 (14.29 sq mi)
 • Land 36.68 km2 (14.16 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 10,870
 • Density 296.3/km2 (767/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 29.4%
 • Dwellings 4,122
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0L 1N0
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways
A-20 / TCH

A-30
Website www.st-amable.qc.ca

Saint-Amable is a town 38.1 kilometers[5] east of Montreal in southwestern Quebec, Canada, within the Marguerite-D'Youville Regional County Municipality. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 10,870.

History[edit]

The municipality, founded on 21 June 1921, is named after Amable de Riom, a popular saint from the period of New France (1534-1763).

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Saint-Amable, Quebec[8]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 5,804 —    
1996 7,105 +22.4%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 7,278 +2.4%
2006 8,398 +15.4%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 10,870 +29.4%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Saint-Amable, Quebec[8]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
10,835
10,405 Increase 27.7% 96.03% 165 Increase 73.7% 1.52% 40 Increase 166.7% 0.37% 225 Increase 66.7% 2.08%
2006
8,395
8,150 Increase 14.7% 97.08% 95 Increase 18.7% 1.13% 15 Steady 0.0% 0.18% 135 Increase 107.7% 1.61%
2001
7,265
7,105 Increase 2.5% 97.80% 80 Increase 6.7% 1.10% 15 Steady 0.0% 0.21% 65 Decrease 7.1% 0.89%
1996
7,090
6,930 n/a 97.74% 75 n/a 1.06% 15 n/a 0.21% 70 n/a 0.99%

Economy[edit]

Within the fertile area between the St. Lawrence and Richelieu rivers, Saint-Amable has agriculture as its main economic activity.

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