Chertsey, Quebec

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Chertsey
Municipality
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
Region Lanaudière
RCM Matawinie
Constituted November 13, 1991
Government[2]
 • Mayor Jocelyn Gravel
 • Federal riding Joliette
 • Prov. riding Rousseau
Area[2][3]
 • Total 301.70 km2 (116.49 sq mi)
 • Land 287.36 km2 (110.95 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 4,836
 • Density 16.8/km2 (44/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 3.4%
 • Dwellings 4,309
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0K 3K0
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways Route 125
Route 335
Website www.municipalite.chertsey.qc.ca

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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