Sainte-Martine, Quebec

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Sainte-Martine
Municipality
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Location within Beauharnois-Salaberry RCM
Location within Beauharnois-Salaberry RCM
Sainte-Martine is located in Southern Quebec
Sainte-Martine
Sainte-Martine
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°15′N 73°48′W / 45.250°N 73.800°W / 45.250; -73.800Coordinates: 45°15′N 73°48′W / 45.250°N 73.800°W / 45.250; -73.800[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Beauharnois-Salaberry
Constituted September 9, 1999
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor François Candau
 • Federal riding Beauharnois—Salaberry
 • Prov. riding Huntingdon
Area[2][4]
 • Total 64.70 km2 (24.98 sq mi)
 • Land 63.59 km2 (24.55 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 4,966
 • Density 78.1/km2 (202/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 17.2%
 • Dwellings 2,133
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0S 1V0
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways Route 138
Route 205
Website www.municipalite.
sainte-martine.qc.ca

Sainte-Martine is a municipality in Beauharnois-Salaberry Regional County Municipality in the Montérégie region of Quebec. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 4,966. The municipality is made up of a large northern section and a small unattached southern area that was known as the municipality of Saint-Paul-de-Châteauguay until its merger with Sainte-Martine on September 9, 1999.

Geography[edit]

Communities[edit]

The following locations reside within the municipality's boundaries:[1]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Sainte-Martine, Quebec[7]
(+) Pre-merger combined population totals for Sainte-Martine (municipality) and Saint-Paul-de-Châteauguay (municipality).
Year Pop.   ±%  
1991+ 3,593 —    
1996+ 3,678 +2.4%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2001 3,740 +1.7%
2006 4,237 +13.3%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2011 4,966 +17.2%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Sainte-Martine, Quebec[7]
(+) Pre-merger combined population totals for Sainte-Martine (municipality) and Saint-Paul-de-Châteauguay (municipality).
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
4,950
4,680 Increase 15.6% 94.54% 175 Increase 105.9% 3.54% 40 Increase 300.0% 0.81% 55 Decrease 8.3% 1.11%
2006
4,205
4,050 Increase 13.9% 96.31% 85 Decrease 37.0% 2.02% 10 Decrease 60.0% 0.24% 60 Increase n/a% 1.43%
2001
3,715
3,555 Increase 1.7% 95.69% 135 Increase 22.7% 3.63% 25 Decrease 37.5% 0.67% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00%
1996
3,645+
3,495 n/a 95.88% 110 n/a 3.02% 40 n/a 1.10% 0 n/a 0.00%

Infrastructure[edit]

Transportation[edit]

The CIT du Haut-Saint-Laurent provides commuter and local bus services.


Chateauguay River with Parish of Sainte Martine Church in distance.

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