Montcalm, Quebec

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Montcalm
Municipality
Weir
Weir
Location within Les Laurentides RCM
Location within Les Laurentides RCM
Montcalm is located in Central Quebec
Montcalm
Montcalm
Location in central Quebec
Coordinates: 45°58′N 74°30′W / 45.967°N 74.500°W / 45.967; -74.500Coordinates: 45°58′N 74°30′W / 45.967°N 74.500°W / 45.967; -74.500[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Laurentides
RCM Les Laurentides
Constituted March 6, 1907
Government[2]
 • Mayor Steven Larose
 • Federal riding Laurentides—Labelle
 • Prov. riding Argenteuil
Area[2][3]
 • Total 129.30 km2 (49.92 sq mi)
 • Land 117.18 km2 (45.24 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 619
 • Density 5.3/km2 (14/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 5.1%
 • Dwellings 663
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0T 2V0
Area code(s) 819
Highways Route 327
Route 364
Website www.municipalite.
montcalm.qc.ca

Montcalm is a municipality in the Les Laurentides Regional County Municipality of Quebec southeast of Mont-Tremblant. The main population centre in Montcalm is the village of Weir.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 619 (2006 to 2011 population change: -5.1 %)
  • Population in 2006: 652
  • Population in 2001: 534
  • Population in 1996: 449
  • Population in 1991: 369

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 308 (total dwellings: 663)

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 25%
  • French as first language: 73.5%
  • English and French as first language: 1.5%
  • Other as first language: 0%

Weir[edit]

Weir (45°56′42″N 74°32′58″W / 45.94500°N 74.54944°W / 45.94500; -74.54944) is an unincorporated village in Montcalm, accessible via Quebec Route 364. It is home to a satellite earth station for VSNL International Canada.

Weir is named after William Alexander Weir (1858-1929), a Quebec politician and judge.[5]

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