Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier

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Sainte-Catherine-
de-la-Jacques-Cartier
City
SCJC 2008-12-13.JPG
Location within La Jacques-Cartier RCM.
Location within La Jacques-Cartier RCM.
Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier is located in Central Quebec
Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier
Sainte-Catherine-
de-la-Jacques-Cartier
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°51′N 71°37′W / 46.850°N 71.617°W / 46.850; -71.617Coordinates: 46°51′N 71°37′W / 46.850°N 71.617°W / 46.850; -71.617[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Capitale-Nationale
RCM La Jacques-Cartier
Constituted July 1, 1855
Government[2]
 • Mayor Pierre Dolbec
 • Federal riding Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier
 • Prov. riding La Peltrie
Area[2][3]
 • Total 122.70 km2 (47.37 sq mi)
 • Land 121.20 km2 (46.80 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 6,319
 • Density 52.1/km2 (135/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 25.9%
 • Dwellings 2,582
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G3N
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 367
Route 369
Website www.villescjc.com

Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier is a town in Quebec, Canada, located in the regional county municipality of La Jacques-Cartier, in the administrative region of Capitale-Nationale. The Jacques-Cartier River passes through the city.

Local attractions include bicycle paths, the Anne-Hébert Social and Cultural Centre, the Ice Hotel and the Duchesnay Inn. The city also has a youth centre and an elementary school with three buildings.

The city is named after Catherine Nau de La Boissière et de Fossambault, a noblewoman of New France.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, Quebec[4]
Year Pop.   ±%  
1991 4,011 —    
1996 4,428 +10.4%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2001 4,681 +5.7%
2006 5,021 +7.3%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2011 6,319 +25.9%

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 2,488 (total dwellings: 2,582)

Language[edit]

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 1.8%
  • French as first language: 97.1%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 1.1%

Government[edit]

Administration[edit]

2009 administration:

  • Mayor: Jacques Marcotte - Équipe Jacques Marcotte - Action pour le citoyen
  • District #1: Claude Phaneuf
  • District #2: André Fournier
  • District #3: Yves-J. Grenier
  • District #4: Diane Larouche - Équipe Jacques Marcotte - Action pour le citoyen
  • District #5: Sandra Gravel - Équipe Jacques Marcotte - Action pour le citoyen
  • District #6: Martin Chabot - Équipe Jacques Marcotte - Action pour le citoyen

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 361702 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire - Répertoire des municipalités: Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier
  3. ^ a b Statistics Canada (March 10, 2009). "2011 Community profiles - Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier". Retrieved 2009-04-15. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census

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