Armagh, Quebec

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Armagh
Municipality
Skyline of Armagh
Location within Bellechasse RCM.
Location within Bellechasse RCM.
Armagh is located in Southern Quebec
Armagh
Armagh
Location in province of Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°45′N 70°35′W / 46.750°N 70.583°W / 46.750; -70.583Coordinates: 46°45′N 70°35′W / 46.750°N 70.583°W / 46.750; -70.583[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
RCM Bellechasse
Constituted December 29, 1993
Named for Armagh[1]
Government[2]
 • Mayor Guylain Chamberland
 • Federal riding Lévis—Bellechasse
 • Prov. riding Bellechasse
Area[2][3]
 • Total 170.10 km2 (65.68 sq mi)
 • Land 168.36 km2 (65.00 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 1,491
 • Density 8.9/km2 (23/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 7.6%
 • Dwellings 787
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s) G0R 1A0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 281
Website www.armagh.ca

Armagh (2011 Population 1,491) is a municipality in the Bellechasse Regional County Municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec. Its coordinates are 46°45′N 70°35′W / 46.750°N 70.583°W / 46.750; -70.583.

It was named after Armagh in Ireland.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Armagh, Quebec community profile
2011 2006
Population: 1,491 (-7.6% from 2006) 1,613 (+0.6% from 2001)
Land area: 168.36 km2 (65.00 sq mi) 168.36 km2 (65.00 sq mi)
Population density: 8.9/km2 (23/sq mi) 9.6/km2 (25/sq mi)
Median age: 50.5 (M: 49.5, F: 51.5) 47.1 (M: 45.3, F: 48.8)
Total private dwellings: 787 794
Median household income: $35,546 $38,351
Notes: Population in 1996: 1,604[4] (-3.0% from 1991) - Population in 1991: 1,654[4] – References: 2011[3] 2006[5] earlier[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Reference number 199383 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 19037 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
  4. ^ a b "Electronic Area Profiles". Canada 1996 Census. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.

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