Saint-Hugues, Quebec

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Saint-Hugues
Municipality
Location within Les Maskoutains RCM.
Location within Les Maskoutains RCM.
Saint-Hugues is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Hugues
Saint-Hugues
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°48′N 72°52′W / 45.800°N 72.867°W / 45.800; -72.867Coordinates: 45°48′N 72°52′W / 45.800°N 72.867°W / 45.800; -72.867[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Les Maskoutains
Founded 1827
Constituted November 6, 1982
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor Serge Picard
 • Federal riding Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot
 • Prov. riding Saint-Hyacinthe
Area[2][4]
 • Total 85.90 km2 (33.17 sq mi)
 • Land 83.84 km2 (32.37 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 1,292
 • Density 15.4/km2 (40/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 1.4%
 • Dwellings 536
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0H 1N0
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways Route 224
Route 239
Website www.saint-hugues.com

Saint-Hugues (/ˌsnt ˈhjuːz/; French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃.yɡ]) is a town in southwestern Quebec north northeast of St-Hyacinthe, with a 2006 population of 1,310. It is located along Quebec Route 224, halfway between Saint-Guillaume and Saint-Simon-de-Bagot.

History[edit]

In 1827 Saint-Hugues was created as a village, later to be incorporated into the county of Bagot.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Saint-Hugues, Quebec[8]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 1,281 —    
1996 1,340 +4.6%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 1,277 −4.7%
2006 1,310 +2.6%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 1,292 −1.4%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Saint-Hugues, Quebec[8]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
1,290
1,270 Increase 1.2% 98.45% 15 Decrease 40.0% 1.16% 5 Increase n/a% 0.39% 0 Decrease 100.0% 0.00%
2006
1,305
1,255 Decrease 1.6% 96.17% 25 Increase n/a% 1.92% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00% 25 Increase n/a% 1.92%
2001
1,275
1,275 Decrease 5.9% 100.00% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00% 0 Decrease 100.0% 0.00%
1996
1,370
1,355 n/a 98.91% 0 n/a 0.00% 0 n/a 0.00% 15 n/a 1.09%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 133634 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Saint-Hugues
  3. ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: SAINT-HYACINTHE--BAGOT (Quebec)
  4. ^ a b c 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Saint-Hugues, Quebec
  5. ^ Blanchard, Raoul (1947). Le centre du Canada français: "province de Québec". Beauchemin. p. 76. 
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-19. 
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2014-03-19. 
  8. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census