Sainte-Madeleine, Quebec

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Sainte-Madeleine
Village municipality
Location within Les Maskoutains RCM.
Location within Les Maskoutains RCM.
Sainte-Madeleine is located in Southern Quebec
Sainte-Madeleine
Sainte-Madeleine
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°36′N 73°06′W / 45.600°N 73.100°W / 45.600; -73.100Coordinates: 45°36′N 73°06′W / 45.600°N 73.100°W / 45.600; -73.100[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Les Maskoutains
Constituted December 30, 1919
Named for Mary Magdalene[1]
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor Alain Paradis
 • Federal riding Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot
 • Prov. riding Borduas
Area[2][4]
 • Total 5.30 km2 (2.05 sq mi)
 • Land 5.36 km2 (2.07 sq mi)
  There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 2,356
 • Density 439.8/km2 (1,139/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 8.3%
 • Dwellings 960
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0H 1S0
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways
A-20 (TCH)

Route 116
Route 227
Website www.villeste
madeleine.qc.ca

Sainte-Madeleine is a village municipality in southwestern Quebec, Canada in Les Maskoutains Regional County Municipality. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 2,356.

Le Camping Ste-Madeleine, founded in 1967 for visitors to EXPO 67, is the area's principal tourist attraction. The annual musical event, the Festival Country du Camping Sainte-Madeleine, held in late July, attracts approximately 5,000 visitors to the community of 2,356.

Individuals born in Sainte-Madeleine include artist France Jodoin.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Sainte-Madeleine, Quebec[8]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 1,847 —    
1996 1,993 +7.9%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 2,011 +0.9%
2006 2,175 +8.2%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 2,356 +8.3%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Sainte-Madeleine, Quebec[8]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
2,355
2,305 Increase 8.0% 97.88% 15 Increase 50.0% 0.64% 10 Increase n/a% 0.42% 25 Steady 0.0% 1.06%
2006
2,170
2,135 Increase 6.8% 98.39% 10 Steady 0.0% 0.46% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00% 25 Increase 150.0% 1.15%
2001
2,020
2,000 Increase 1.0% 99.01% 10 Steady 0.0% 0.49% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00% 10 Increase n/a% 0.49%
1996
1,990
1,980 n/a 99.50% 10 n/a 0.50% 0 n/a 0.00% 0 n/a 0.00%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Reference number 56259 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Sainte-Madeleine
  3. ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: SAINT-HYACINTHE--BAGOT (Quebec)
  4. ^ a b c 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Sainte-Madeleine, Quebec
  5. ^ Boucher, Sarah. De toutes petites histoires / Simple Short Stories. Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke: 2012. Print.
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-25. 
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2014-03-25. 
  8. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census