Brome-Missisquoi Regional County Municipality

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Brome-Missisquoi
Regional county municipality
Location in province of Quebec.
Location in province of Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°08′N 72°48′W / 45.133°N 72.800°W / 45.133; -72.800Coordinates: 45°08′N 72°48′W / 45.133°N 72.800°W / 45.133; -72.800[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
Effective January 1, 1983
County seat Cowansville
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Arthur Fauteux
Area[2][3]
 • Total 1,685.90 km2 (650.93 sq mi)
 • Land 1,651.73 km2 (637.74 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 55,621
 • Density 33.7/km2 (87/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 5.4%
 • Dwellings 29,296
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Website www.brome-missisquoi.ca

Brome-Missisquoi is a regional county municipality in the Montérégie region of Quebec, Canada. Its seat is Cowansville.[2]

In Parliament it is covered by the Brome—Missisquoi federal electoral district.

History[edit]

In the 1980s, the RCM was formed from municipalities of historic Brome and Missisquoi counties. On January 1, 2010, the city of Bromont moved from La Haute-Yamaska Regional County Municipality to Brome-Missisquoi.[4]

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 21 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Brome-Missisquoi Regional County Municipality, Quebec community profile
2011 2006 2001
Population: 55,621 (+5.4% from 2006) 46,720 (+1.2% from 2001) 46,165 (+0.4% from 1996)
Land area: 1,651.73 km2 (637.74 sq mi) 1,537.00 km2 (593.44 sq mi) 1,536.99 km2 (593.44 sq mi)
Population density: 33.7/km2 (87/sq mi) 30.4/km2 (79/sq mi) 30.0/km2 (78/sq mi)
Median age: 46.5 (M: 45.8, F: 47.2) 44.9 (M: 43.9, F: 45.9) 41.4 (M: 40.5, F: 42.2)
Total private dwellings: 29,296 23,713 22,500
Median household income: $50,670 $43,997 $37,122
References: 2011[3] 2006[5] 2001[6]
Historical Census Data - Brome-Missisquoi Regional County Municipality, Quebec[7]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 45,257 —    
1996 45,987 +1.6%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 46,165 +0.4%
2006 46,720 +1.2%
Year Pop. ±%
2010A 52,769 +12.9%
2011 55,621 +5.4%
(A) adjustment due to boundary change.

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Brome-Missisquoi Regional County Municipality, Quebec[7]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
54,590
42,240 Increase 25.9% 77.38% 10,250 Increase 4.2% 18.78% 840 Increase 18.3% 1.54% 1,260 Decrease 2.7% 2.31%
2006
45,400
33,560 Increase 1.8% 73.92% 9,835 Decrease 2.8% 21.66% 710 Decrease 4.7% 1.56% 1,295 Increase 30.8% 2.85%
2001
44,830
32,975 Increase 2.7% 73.56% 10,120 Decrease 6.1% 22.57% 745 Increase 4.9% 1.66% 990 Increase 11.2% 2.21%
1996
44,485
32,105 n/a 72.17% 10,780 n/a 24.23% 710 n/a 1.60% 890 n/a 2.00%

Highways[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 141114 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b c d Geographic code 460 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (French)
  3. ^ a b c "(Code 2446) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "cp2011" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  4. ^ http://www.stat.gouv.qc.ca/publications/referenc/pdf2010/modif_jan10.pdf
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-11. 
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2014-03-11. 
  7. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  8. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map

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