Taschereau, Quebec

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Taschereau
Municipality
Taschereau.jpg
Location within Abitibi-Ouest RCM.
Location within Abitibi-Ouest RCM.
Taschereau is located in Western Quebec
Taschereau
Taschereau
Location in western Quebec.
Coordinates: 48°40′N 78°41′W / 48.667°N 78.683°W / 48.667; -78.683Coordinates: 48°40′N 78°41′W / 48.667°N 78.683°W / 48.667; -78.683[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Abitibi-Témiscamingue
RCM Abitibi-Ouest
Settled 1911
Constituted December 27, 2001
Government[2]
 • Mayor Lucien Côté
 • Federal riding Abitibi—Témiscamingue
 • Prov. riding Abitibi-Ouest
Area[2][3]
 • Total 270.40 km2 (104.40 sq mi)
 • Land 250.61 km2 (96.76 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 981
 • Density 3.9/km2 (10/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 1.5%
 • Dwellings 420
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0Z 3N0
Area code(s) 819
Highways Route 101
Route 111
Route 390
Website www.taschereau.ao.ca

Taschereau is a municipality in northwestern Quebec, Canada in the Abitibi-Ouest Regional County Municipality. It covers 265.62 km² and had a population of 981 as of the Canada 2011 Census.

The municipality was incorporated on December 27, 2001.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 981 (2006 to 2011 population change: -1.5 %)
  • Population in 2006: 996
  • Population total in 2001: 1048
    • Taschereau (village): 534
    • Taschereau (municipality): 514
  • Population in 1996:
    • Taschereau (village): 641
    • Taschereau (municipality): 460 (or 534 when adjusted to 2001 boundaries)
  • Population in 1991:
    • Taschereau (village): 684
    • Taschereau (municipality): 476

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 396 (total dwellings: 420)

Mother tongue:[5]

  • English as first language: 0%
  • French as first language: 100%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 0%

Municipal council[edit]

  • Mayor: Jean-Marie Poulin
  • Councillors: Jocelyne Deschênes, Tony Gauthier, Céline Lambert, Gratien Landry, Patrick Landry, Normand Plante

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 61771 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b "Taschereau". Répertoire des municipalités (in French). Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire. Retrieved 2011-01-06. 
  3. ^ a b "Taschereau census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2011-01-06. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ "Taschereau community profile". 2006 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2011-01-06.