Chazel, Quebec

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Chazel
Municipality
Location within Abitibi-Ouest RCM.
Location within Abitibi-Ouest RCM.
Chazel is located in Western Quebec
Chazel

Chazel
Location in western Quebec.
Coordinates: 48°52′N 79°03′W / 48.867°N 79.050°W / 48.867; -79.050Coordinates: 48°52′N 79°03′W / 48.867°N 79.050°W / 48.867; -79.050[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Abitibi-Témiscamingue
RCM Abitibi-Ouest
Settled 1917
Constituted February 19, 1938
Government[2]
 • Mayor Daniel Favreau
 • Federal riding Abitibi—Témiscamingue
 • Prov. riding Abitibi-Ouest
Area[2][3]
 • Total 138.90 km2 (53.63 sq mi)
 • Land 134.30 km2 (51.85 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 289
 • Density 2.2/km2 (6/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 10.0%
 • Dwellings 125
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0Z 1N0
Area code(s) 819
Highways No major routes
Website www.chazel.ao.ca

Chazel is a municipality in northwestern Quebec, Canada, in the Abitibi-Ouest Regional County Municipality. It had a population of 289 in the Canada 2011 Census.

The municipality was incorporated on February 19, 1938, as the Municipality of Saint-Janvier, and commonly known as Saint-Janvier-de-Chazel. In 1991, it was renamed to Chazel, named after Guillaume Chazel, a French soldier who died in 1725 near Cape Breton.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Chazel, Quebec community profile
2011 2006
Population: 289 (-10.0% from 2006) 321 (-2.7% from 2001)
Land area: 134.30 km2 (51.85 sq mi) 134.24 km2 (51.83 sq mi)
Population density: 2.2/km2 (5.7/sq mi) 2.4/km2 (6.2/sq mi)
Median age: 44.4 (M: 45.0, F: 44.2) 42.1 (M: 42.7, F: 41.0)
Total private dwellings: 125 133
Median household income: $56,800 $53,565
References: 2011[4] 2006[5] earlier[6]
Historical Census Data - Chazel, Quebec[7]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 373 —    
1996 388 +4.0%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 330 −14.9%
2006 321 −2.7%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 289 −10.0%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Chazel, Quebec[7]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
290
290 Decrease 9.4% 100.00% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00%
2006
320
320 Steady 0.0% 100.00% 0 Decrease 100.0% 0.00% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00%
2001
330
320 Decrease 17.9% 96.97% 10 Increase n/a% 3.03% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00%
1996
390
390 n/a 100.00% 0 n/a 0.00% 0 n/a 0.00% 0 n/a 0.00%

See also[edit]

Municipal council[edit]

  • Mayor: Daniel Favreau
  • Councillors: Nancy Bureau, Anne Breton, René Frappier, Armande Bouchard, Hélène Lévesque-Charrois, Yves Frappier

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Chazel (Municipalité)" (in French). Commission de toponymie du Québec. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  2. ^ a b "Chazel". Répertoire des municipalités (in French). Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  3. ^ a b "Chazel census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  4. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-30. 
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-30. 
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  7. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census