Courcelles, Quebec

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Courcelles
View of Courcelles' Catholic Church
View of Courcelles' Catholic Church
Location within Le Granit RCM
Location within Le Granit RCM
Courcelles is located in Southern Quebec
Courcelles
Courcelles
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°53′15″N 71°00′00″W / 45.8875°N 71°W / 45.8875; -71Coordinates: 45°53′15″N 71°00′00″W / 45.8875°N 71°W / 45.8875; -71[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionEstrie
RCMLe Granit
ConstitutedApril 6, 1904
Government
 • MayorMario Quirion
 • Federal ridingMégantic—L'Érable
 • Prov. ridingBeauce-Sud
Area
 • Total91.50 km2 (35.33 sq mi)
 • Land90.63 km2 (34.99 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total950
 • Density10.5/km2 (27/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 2.4%
 • Dwellings
466
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)418 and 581
Highways Route 108
Websitemuncourcelles.qc.ca Edit this at Wikidata

Courcelles is a municipality in Le Granit Regional County Municipality in the Estrie region in Quebec, Canada. It is approximately 105 km (65 mi) south of Quebec City.

Artist Carmen Coulombe was born in Courcelles.[4]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, Statistics Canada originally reported that Courcelles had a population of 1,004 living in 438 of its 486 total dwellings, an 8.2% change from its 2006 population of 928.[5] Statistics Canada subsequently amended the 2011 census results to a population of 950 living in 418 of its 466 total dwellings, a 2.4% change from 2006.[6] With a land area of 90.63 km2 (34.99 sq mi), it had a population density of 10.48/km2 (27.15/sq mi) in 2011.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 15531 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 30090 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b Canada 2011 Census Census Profiles: Courcelles. Statistics Canada.
  4. ^ Jules Heller; Nancy G. Heller (19 December 2013). North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century: A Biographical Dictionary. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-135-63882-5.
  5. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Quebec)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-11-11.
  6. ^ a b "Corrections and updates". Statistics Canada. 2012-10-24. Retrieved 2012-11-11.

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