Granby, Quebec (township)

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Granby (township)
former township
(Granby, Quebec)
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM La Haute-Yamaska
Merged January 01, 2007
Electoral Districts

Provincial Shefford
 • Mayor Pascal Bonin
 • Federal MP(s) Robert Vincent (BQ)
 • Quebec MNA(s) François Bonnardel (ADQ)
 • Land 80.67 km2 (31.15 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 63,433
 • Density 145.6/km2 (377/sq mi)
 • Change (2001-06) Increase3.6%
 • Dwellings 4,129
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 450
Access Routes[5] Route 137

The Township of Granby (French: Canton de Granby) was a township municipality in south-central Quebec, Canada in the La Haute-Yamaska Regional County Municipality. Its territory comprised the northern and western sections of the present-day City of Granby.

In 2006, citizens of the City of Granby and the Township of Granby voted in referendum for the township to merge into the City of Granby. Since January 1, 2007, it is a single city.[6]

According to the Canada 2011 Census:

  • Population: 63,433

According to the Canada 2001 Census:

  • Population: 11,335
  • % Change (1996-2001): 0.6
  • Dwellings: 3,810
  • Area (km².): 80.67
  • Density (persons per km².): 140.5


  • Mawcook -- Near Rivière Mawcook, northwestern area of the township.[7]

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Coordinates: 45°24′49.1″N 72°43′16.9″W / 45.413639°N 72.721361°W / 45.413639; -72.721361