Authier, Quebec

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Authier
Municipality
Authier.jpg
Location within Abitibi-Ouest RCM.
Location within Abitibi-Ouest RCM.
Authier is located in Western Quebec
Authier
Authier
Location in western Quebec.
Coordinates: 48°44′N 78°51′W / 48.733°N 78.850°W / 48.733; -78.850Coordinates: 48°44′N 78°51′W / 48.733°N 78.850°W / 48.733; -78.850[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Abitibi-Témiscamingue
RCM Abitibi-Ouest
Settled 1913
Constituted September 20, 1918
Government[2]
 • Mayor Pierre Lambert
 • Federal riding Abitibi—Témiscamingue
 • Prov. riding Abitibi-Ouest
Area[2][3]
 • Total 142.10 km2 (54.87 sq mi)
 • Land 142.25 km2 (54.92 sq mi)
  There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 282
 • Density 2.0/km2 (5/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 14.2%
 • Dwellings 123
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0Z 1C0
Area code(s) 819
Highways Route 111
Website authier.ao.ca

Authier is a municipality in northwestern Quebec, Canada, in the Abitibi-Ouest Regional County Municipality. It had a population of 282 in the Canada 2011 Census.

The municipality was constituted on September 20, 1918, and is named after Hector Authier (1881–1971).[1]

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 282 (2006 to 2011 population change: 14.2%)
  • Population in 2006: 247
  • Population in 2001: 318
  • Population in 1996: 324
  • Population in 1991: 361

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 118 (total dwellings: 123)

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: Pierre Lambert
  • Councillors: Angèle Auger, Nathalie Ayotte, Marcel Cloutier, Ghislain Desaulniers, Joël Morissette, Serge Plante

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Authier (Municipalité)" (in French). Commission de toponymie du Québec. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  2. ^ a b "Authier". Répertoire des municipalités (in French). Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  3. ^ a b "Authier census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ "Authier community profile". 2006 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2011-01-10.