Coaticook

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Coaticook
City
Main Street
Main Street
Location within Coaticook RCM.
Location within Coaticook RCM.
Coaticook is located in Southern Quebec
Coaticook
Coaticook
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°08′N 71°48′W / 45.133°N 71.800°W / 45.133; -71.800Coordinates: 45°08′N 71°48′W / 45.133°N 71.800°W / 45.133; -71.800[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Estrie
RCM Coaticook
Settled 1820s
Constituted December 30, 1998
Government[2]
 • Mayor Bertrand Lamoureux
 • Federal riding Compton—Stanstead
 • Prov. riding Saint-François
Area[2][3]
 • Total 223.60 km2 (86.33 sq mi)
 • Land 218.57 km2 (84.39 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 9,255
 • Density 42.3/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 0.6%
 • Dwellings 4,208
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J1A
Area code(s) 819
Highways Route 141
Route 147
Route 208
Website www.ville.coaticook.qc.ca

Coaticook is a town in southeastern Quebec, Canada on the Coaticook River; it is the seat of the Coaticook Regional County Municipality. Its southern border is also the Canada–United States border.

Communities[edit]

In addition to the primary community of Coaticook, smaller communities now within the municipal boundaries include Baldwin's Mills, Barnston, Ladd's Mills and Stanhope. Stanhope was a separate community in the 1890s.

Stanhope is home to the small Stanhope Airport.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Coaticook community profile
2011 2006
Population: 9,255 (+0.6% from 2006) 9,204 (+2.4% from 2001)
Land area: 218.57 km2 (84.39 sq mi) 218.55 km2 (84.38 sq mi)
Population density: 42.3/km2 (110/sq mi) 42.1/km2 (109/sq mi)
Median age: 44.1 (M: 42.9, F: 45.4) 41.0 (M: 40.1, F: 41.9)
Total private dwellings: 4,208 3978
Median household income: $43,230 $42,647
Notes: Counts have been adjusted to reflect 2001 Census boundaries.
Population in 1996: 6,653[4] (+0.2% from 1991) - Population in 1991: 6,637[4] – References: 2011[3] 2006[5] earlier[6]

Mother tongue:[7]

  • English as first language: 5.5%
  • French as first language: 92.3%
  • English and French as first language: 0.6%
  • Other as first language: 1.6%

Cemeteries[edit]

Cemeteries in or near Coaticook include Mount Forest Cemetery,[8] Saint Edmond Cemetery,[9][10] St-Luc and St-Wilfrid-de-Barnston.

Climate[edit]

Sports[edit]

Coaticook is home to the Coaticook Big Bill of the Ligue de Baseball Senior Élite du Québec, which play their home games in Julien Morin Stadium.

Pictures of Coaticook[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 351657 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b "Coaticook". Répertoire des municipalités (in French). Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  3. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-28. 
  4. ^ a b "Electronic Area Profiles". Canada 1996 Census. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2014-01-28. 
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Coaticook community profile". 2006 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  8. ^ "Mount Forest Cemetery, Coaticook, Stanstead County, Quebec". interment.net. Retrieved 2009-11-08. 
  9. ^ "Liste des cimetières du diocèse". Cimetière Saint-Michel-de-Sherbrooke (in French). Retrieved 2009-11-08. 
  10. ^ "Saint Edmond Cemetery, Coaticook, Stanstead County, Quebec". interment.net. Retrieved 2009-11-08. 
  11. ^ "Coaticook, Quebec Climate". Canadian Climate Normals 1981–2010 (in English and French). Environment Canada. Retrieved July 16, 2015. 

See also[edit]

Grand Trunk Station (Coaticook)

External links[edit]

Media related to Coaticook, Québec at Wikimedia Commons