Shefford, Quebec

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Shefford
Township municipality
Location within La Haute-Yamaska RCM.
Location within La Haute-Yamaska RCM.
Shefford is located in Southern Quebec
Shefford
Shefford
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°21′N 72°34′W / 45.350°N 72.567°W / 45.350; -72.567Coordinates: 45°21′N 72°34′W / 45.350°N 72.567°W / 45.350; -72.567[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM La Haute-Yamaska
Constituted July 1, 1855
Named for Shefford, Bedfordshire[1]
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor André Pontbriand
 • Federal riding Shefford
 • Prov. riding Brome-Missisquoi
Area[2][4]
 • Total 119.30 km2 (46.06 sq mi)
 • Land 118.35 km2 (45.70 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 6,711
 • Density 56.7/km2 (147/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 13.0%
 • Dwellings 2,762
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J2M
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways
A-10

Route 112
Route 241
Route 243
Website www.cantonshefford.qc.ca

Shefford is a township municipality located in the province of Quebec. It is part of the Haute-Yamaska Regional County Municipality in the administrative area of Montérégie. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 6,711. The township completely encircles the city of Waterloo.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Population trend:[5]

Census Population Change (%)
2011 6,711 Increase 13.0%
2006 5,941 Increase 15.7%
2001 5,133 Increase 14.2%
1996 4,496 Increase 22.6%
1991 3,667 N/A

Language[edit]

Mother tongue language (2006)[6]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 5,345 90.13%
English only 450 7.59%
Both English and French 55 0.93%
Other languages 80 1.35%

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