Austin, Quebec

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Austin
Municipality
Town of Austin, Quebec.JPG
Location within Memphrémagog RCM.
Location within Memphrémagog RCM.
Austin is located in Southern Quebec
Austin
Austin
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°11′N 72°17′W / 45.183°N 72.283°W / 45.183; -72.283Coordinates: 45°11′N 72°17′W / 45.183°N 72.283°W / 45.183; -72.283[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Estrie
RCM Memphrémagog
Founded 1793
Constituted November 5, 1938
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor Lisette Maillé
 • Federal riding Brome—Missisquoi
 • Prov. riding Orford
Area[2][4]
 • Total 86.50 km2 (33.40 sq mi)
 • Land 73.75 km2 (28.48 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 1,880
 • Density 25.5/km2 (66/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 33.9%
 • Dwellings 1,516
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0B 1B0
Area code(s) 819
Highways
A-10

Route 112
Website www.municipalite.
austin.qc.ca

Austin is a municipality on the western shore of Lake Memphremagog, part of the Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada.

It was home to inventor Reginald Fessenden. It is named after Nicholas Austin who brought the first settlers, mostly Quakers, to this area from the state of New Hampshire in 1796.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Population trend:[5]

Census Population Change (%)
2011 1,880 Increase 33.9%
2006 1,404 Increase 16.9%
2001 1,201 Increase 10.9%
1996 1,083 Increase 25.3%
1991 864 N/A

Language[edit]

Mother tongue (2011)[4]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 1,545 82.4%
English only 290 15.5%
Both English and French 20 1.1%
Non-official languages 20 1.1%

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