Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec

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Coteau-du-Lac
City
Coteau-du-Lac QC 1.JPG
Location within Vaudreuil-Soulanges RCM
Location within Vaudreuil-Soulanges RCM
Coteau-du-Lac is located in Southern Quebec
Coteau-du-Lac
Coteau-du-Lac
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°18′N 74°11′W / 45.3°N 74.18°W / 45.3; -74.18Coordinates: 45°18′N 74°11′W / 45.3°N 74.18°W / 45.3; -74.18[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Vaudreuil-Soulanges
Constituted 6 February 1982
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor Andrée Brosseau
 • Federal riding Salaberry—Suroît
 • Prov. riding Soulanges
Area[2][4]
 • Total 57.20 km2 (22.09 sq mi)
 • Land 47.06 km2 (18.17 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 6,842
 • Density 145.4/km2 (377/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 7.8%
 • Dwellings 2,631
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s) J0P
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways
A-20

Route 201
Route 338
Website www.coteau-du-lac.com

Coteau-du-Lac is a small city in southwestern Quebec, Canada. It is on the north shore of the St. Lawrence River in the Vaudreuil-Soulanges Regional County Municipality.

The name of the town comes from the French word Coteau which meant "slope" and from its location on the north shore of Lake Saint Francis.[5] The National Historic Site of Canada of the Coteau-du-Lac canal is the location of the first canal lock system in North America. The city has an industrial park.

The population was 6,842 as of the Canada 2011 Census.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec community profile
2011 2006
Population: 6,842 (+7.8% from 2006) 6,346 (+13.9% from 2001)
Land area: 47.06 km2 (18.17 sq mi) 47.06 km2 (18.17 sq mi)
Population density: 145.4/km2 (377/sq mi) 134.9/km2 (349/sq mi)
Median age: 39.0 (M: 39.0, F: 38.9) 36.6 (M: 36.8, F: 36.4)
Total private dwellings: 2,631 2,407
Median household income: $71,517 $64,574
References: 2011[4] 2006[6] earlier[7]
Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec[8]
YearPop.±%
1991 4,193—    
1996 4,960+18.3%
2001 5,573+12.4%
2006 6,346+13.9%
2011 6,842+7.8%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec[8]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
6,720
6,350 Increase 6.5% 94.49% 240 Increase 71.4% 3.57% 55 Increase 22.2% 0.82% 75 Decrease 16.7% 1.12%
2006
6,235
5,960 Increase 14.2% 95.59% 140 Decrease 17.6% 2.25% 45 Increase 28.6% 0.72% 90 Increase 200.0% 1.44%
2001
5,455
5,220 Increase 11.2% 95.69% 170 Increase 28.6% 3.12% 35 Steady 0.0% 0.64% 30 Steady 0.0% 0.55%
1996
4,895
4,695 n/a 95.91% 135 n/a 2.76% 35 n/a 0.72% 30 n/a 0.61%
Town hall of Coteau-du-Lac

Education[edit]

Commission Scolaire des Trois-Lacs operates Francophone schools.[9]

  • École de Coteau-du-Lac (pavillons Académie-Wilson, de l'Éclusière, and Saint-Ignace)

Lester B. Pearson School Board operates Anglophone schools.[10]

  • Evergreen Elementary and Forest Hill Elementary (Junior Campus and Senior campus) in Saint-Lazare or Soulanges Elementary School in Saint-Télesphore

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 399922 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires Municipales et Regions Quebec: Coteau-du-Lac
  3. ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: VAUDREUIL--SOULANGES (Quebec)
  4. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  5. ^ Parks Canada Website[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2013-05-18. 
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  8. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  9. ^ "Les écoles et les centres". Commission Scolaire des Trois-Lacs. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  10. ^ "School Board Map." Lester B. Pearson School Board. Retrieved on September 28, 2017.
  11. ^ Mailhot, Laurent (2000). "Jules Fournier". Dictionary of Canadian Biography. 

External links[edit]

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