Chertsey, Quebec

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Chertsey
Rue de l'Église, Chertsey.jpg
Location within Matawinie RCM
Location within Matawinie RCM
Chertsey is located in Central Quebec
Chertsey
Chertsey
Location in central Quebec
Coordinates: 46°10′N 73°55′W / 46.17°N 73.92°W / 46.17; -73.92Coordinates: 46°10′N 73°55′W / 46.17°N 73.92°W / 46.17; -73.92[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionLanaudière
RCMMatawinie
ConstitutedNovember 13, 1991
Government
 • MayorJocelyn Gravel
 • Federal ridingJoliette
 • Prov. ridingRousseau
Area
 • Total301.70 km2 (116.49 sq mi)
 • Land287.36 km2 (110.95 sq mi)
Population
 • Total4,836
 • Density16.8/km2 (44/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 3.4%
 • Dwellings
4,309
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways Route 125
Route 335
Websitewww.municipalite.chertsey.qc.ca Edit this at Wikidata

Chertsey is a municipality in the regional county municipality of Matawinie in Quebec, Canada, located in the administrative region of Lanaudière.

The diocesan shrine Mary Queen of Hearts (Marie-Reine-des-Coeurs) is in Chertsey.[4]

Lake Beaulac, the lake with the highest elevation in Lanaudière, was annexed by the municipality in 1991.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Chertsey, Quebec[5]
YearPop.±%
1991 2,908—    
1996 3,853+32.5%
2001 4,112+6.7%
2006 5,006+21.7%
2011 4,836−3.4%

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 2,351 (total dwellings: 4,309)

Language[edit]

Mother tongue:[6]

  • English as first language: 3.2%
  • French as first language: 94.4%
  • English and French as first language: 0.8%
  • Other as first language: 1.6%

Education[edit]

Commission scolaire des Samares operates Francophone public schools:

  • École de Saint-Théodore-de-Chertsey[7]

Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board operates Anglophone public schools:

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