Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, Quebec

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Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac
City
Location within Deux-Montagnes RCM.
Location within Deux-Montagnes RCM.
Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac is located in Central Quebec
Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac
Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°32′N 73°56′W / 45.533°N 73.933°W / 45.533; -73.933Coordinates: 45°32′N 73°56′W / 45.533°N 73.933°W / 45.533; -73.933[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Laurentides
RCM Deux-Montagnes
Constituted January 1, 1960
Government[2]
 • Mayor Sonia Paulus
 • Federal riding Rivière-des-Mille-Îles
 • Prov. riding Mirabel
Area[2][3]
 • Total 12.80 km2 (4.94 sq mi)
 • Land 9.31 km2 (3.59 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 15,689
 • Density 1,684.5/km2 (4,363/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 38.7%
 • Dwellings 6,167
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0N
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways
A-640

Route 344
Website www.ville.sainte-
marthe-sur-le-lac.qc.ca

Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac is an off-island suburb of Montreal, in the Canadian province of Quebec, located in the Deux-Montagnes Regional County Municipality. It is crossed from east to west by road 344, commonly known as Oka road. The town shares its borders with Deux-Montagnes to the east, Saint-Joseph-du-Lac to the west, the lake of Two-Mountains to the south and Saint-Eustache to the north.

It shares police, firefighters, waterworks and other services with the city of Deux-Montagnes.

Formerly known as a rural town where most of its inhabitants were seasonal vacationers, since 1995, the population as grown from 8,300 people to 11,300 in 2006 up to almost 15,000 nowadays.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 15689 (2006 to 2011 population change: 38.7%)
  • Population in 2006: 11,311 (2001 to 2006 population change: 29.4%)
  • Population in 2001: 8,742
  • Population in 1996: 8,295
  • Population in 1991: 7,410

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 6039 (total dwellings: 6167)

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 6.5%
  • French as first language: 89.1%
  • English and French as first language: 1.2%
  • Other as first language: 3.2%

Education[edit]

The Commission scolaire de la Seigneurie-des-Mille-Îles (CSSMI) operates Francophone schools.[5] This community has two elementary schools (Horizon-du-Lac and Des-Lucioles) and one high school (École secondaire Liberté-Jeunesse).

Anglophone schools are operated by the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board. Lake of Two Mountains High School in Deux-Montagnes serves this community.[6] Mountainview Elementary School and Saint Jude Elementary School, both in Deux-Montagnes, also serve this community.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 56331 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 72015 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2472015) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ "Admission et inscription." Commission scolaire de la Seigneurie-des-Mille-Iles. Retrieved on December 7, 2014. "La Commission scolaire de la Seigneurie-des-Mille-Iles (CSSMI) offre ses services aux résidents des municipalités de : Blainville, Boisbriand, Bois-des-Filion, Deux-Montagnes, Lorraine, Mirabel (Saint-Augustin, Saint-Benoît, Sainte-Scholastique et secteur du Domaine-Vert), Oka, Pointe-Calumet, Rosemère, Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines, Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, Sainte-Thérèse, Saint-Eustache, Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, Saint-Placide et Terrebonne Ouest."
  6. ^ "Overview." Lake of Two Mountains High School. Retrieved on December 8, 2014.
  7. ^ "Mountainview Elementary Zone." Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board. Retrieved on December 8, 2014.
  8. ^ "Saint Jude Elementary School Zone Map." Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board. Retrieved on December 8, 2014.