Durham-Sud

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Durham-Sud
Municipality
Location within Drummond RCM.
Location within Drummond RCM.
Durham-Sud is located in Southern Quebec
Durham-Sud
Durham-Sud
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°40′N 72°20′W / 45.667°N 72.333°W / 45.667; -72.333Coordinates: 45°40′N 72°20′W / 45.667°N 72.333°W / 45.667; -72.333[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Centre-du-Québec
RCM Drummond
Constituted November 1, 1975
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor Michel Noël
 • Federal riding Drummond
 • Prov. riding Johnson
Area[2][4]
 • Total 92.70 km2 (35.79 sq mi)
 • Land 93.43 km2 (36.07 sq mi)
  There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 1,008
 • Density 10.8/km2 (28/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 1.0%
 • Dwellings 420
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0H 2C0
Area code(s) 819
Highways Route 116
Website www.durham-sud.com

Durham-Sud, also known as South Durham, is a small farming community in the Eastern Townships of Quebec, west of Richmond and south of Drummondville. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 1,008.

History[edit]

Early settlers of the area were Scottish and Irish immigrants who arrived mostly in the 18th and 19th century and found the area to be good for farming. Today the community is predominantly francophone.

Éphrem-A. Brisebois was born here in 1850.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Population trend:[5]

Census Population Change (%)
2011 1,008 Decrease 1.0%
2006 1,018 Increase 2.3%
2001 995 Increase 0.7%
1996 988 Decrease 6.0%
1991 1,051 N/A

Language[edit]

Mother tongue (2011)[4]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 880 87.1%
English only 100 9.9%
English and French 10 1.0%
Non-official languages 20 2.0%

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